It’s no secret that much of our waste ends up in landfill. In France, a combination of factors, including building contractors not being careful with how they dispose of waste, have caused illegal landfills to appear all over the country.
Pressure from the West would not affect China's security reforms in Hong Kong and is "doomed to fail," Chinese diplomats have said. Beijing threatened the UK and Canada with "consequences" over the clampdown response.
EU leaders have sparred for weeks over how to best help the eurozone recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. This proposal between Paris and Berlin could signal a way forward.
Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory.
Forests are shrinking around the world, but Europe is bucking the trend, with France at the heart of this reblooming effort. A new €72-million project in Paris plans to transform the City of Light into the City of Green.
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