S & S News: The Week in Highlights 18.12.2018

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. This week sees the COP24 in Katowice agree on a strategic plan to reach the terms made in Paris in 2015 and also sees a new UK Waste Strategy implemented to combat consumer and business waste. 

via United Nations YouTube

Katowice: COP24 Climate change deal to bring pact to life via Carbon Brief


The UN’s latest climate meeting ends positively via The Economist 


Climate change: Five things we’ve learnt from COP24 via BBC 


Companies in England to pay packaging waste costs under new proposals via Reuters


 Businesses must pay to recycle their own waste under new government scheme via The Independent


UK Waste Plan means consumers will have to pay a returnable deposit on bottles, cans and disposable cups under a new government strategy via BBC 


Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know about via BBC 


Brazil should stay in Paris climate agreement -future environment minister via Reuters


Why 2 million kilos of Christmas cheese will end up in the bin via The Guardian 


Baby seals drinking milk contaminated by toxic chemicals from ocean, study reveals via The Independent 


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