Trump continues to weaken environmental regulations during Covid-19 pandemic

Since the beginning of his mandate as president of the United States, Trump has dismantled 100 environmental rules concerning air and water pollution, emissions, drilling and extraction, infrastructure projects, toxic substances and safety, animal protection, and many others. With 66 rules already been officially canceled and 34 undergoing the revocation…

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Rio Tinto ties up with China’s steelmaker Baowu to cut emissions

The Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China’s largest steel producer, China Baowu Steel Group. The MOU aims at developing ways to reduce carbon emissions released during steel manufacturing process. The partnership, signed on September 25, 2019, includes a collaboration with Tsinghua University, one of China’s most…

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