AIMPLAS participates in a European project on the circularity and sustainability of textiles

AIMPLAS participates in a European project on the circularity and sustainability of textiles

That Production and consumption of textile products continues to grow, as does its environmental impact due to low reuse, repair and recycling of materials. It is “a linear model characterized by low reuse, repair, and recycling rates […] and quality, durability and recyclability are often not prioritized in the design and manufacture of clothing” (Strategy … Read more

The climate summit concludes with a minimum agreement to compensate the most vulnerable countries

The climate summit concludes with a minimum agreement to compensate the most vulnerable countries

This feature is for subscribers only Subscribe to In Egypt, the climate summit ended with an in-extremis and minimal agreement. The establishment of a fund to compensate the countries most affected by climate change averts the landslide failure of the appointment. However, there has been no progress on what matters: reducing emissions and reducing fossil … Read more

The five keys left by the COP27 climate summit | Business

The five keys left by the COP27 climate summit |  Business

The COP27 climate summit had many chiaroscuro where the word implementation was a repeated key, and the fight against climate change does not seem to have found the right exit from the “highway to hell” in which, according to the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres, we’re on course. In Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) … Read more

The climate summit sets up a fund to compensate for the damage caused by global warming in vulnerable countries

The climate summit sets up a fund to compensate for the damage caused by global warming in vulnerable countries

It seemed almost impossible, but after three decades, developing countries have secured the commitment of nearly 200 nations set up a fund to compensate them for the havoc climate change is already wreaking on their areas and for those it will continue to wreak. Egypt’s COP27 climate summit approved the establishment of this fund at … Read more

Pressure to sign an agreement with more climate ambition is delaying the end of COP27

Pressure to sign an agreement with more climate ambition is delaying the end of COP27

11/19/2022 Updated at 11:51 p.m The day of extension of negotiations between the 197 countries represented at this year’s world climate summit in Egypt, COP27, ended yesterday with some hopeful progress, but without those present completing a mutually satisfactory agreement to fight climate change. The good news on Saturday in Sharm El-Sheikh – perhaps the … Read more

“We’d rather not come to an agreement than a bad one”

“We’d rather not come to an agreement than a bad one”

“We prefer there to be no deal than a bad deal.” This is what it looks like at the climate summit in Egypt. European Commission Vice-President Franz Timmermans released this message this Saturday after a night of negotiations at COP27. “The European Union is ready to contribute to a good result, but not at any … Read more

The COP is extended by 24 hours due to differences in the payment of damages caused by climate change

The COP is extended by 24 hours due to differences in the payment of damages caused by climate change

It was inevitable. The climate summit lasts at least 24 hours. The new deadline is Saturday, announced this Friday by the President of Egypt’s COP27, Sameh Shoukry. There was too much contradiction. Shoukry relented quickly and did not rush into what was theoretically the last day of the COP. “Time is not on our side,” … Read more

In its policy text, the COP warns that the war in Ukraine threatens setbacks in the fight against climate change

In its policy text, the COP warns that the war in Ukraine threatens setbacks in the fight against climate change

In its first draft, the COP27 in Egypt admits that the energy crisis resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens setbacks in the fight against climate change. António Guterres: “Trust between North and South is broken” at the climate summit Learn more The preliminary text of the key summit document states that “we stress … Read more