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Indian student creates a brick made from recycled plastic

by Anna Fletcher, CNN

When an Indian engineering student visited a traditional brick kiln, he was appalled at what he saw.

“My moment of reckoning came during that field trip,” says Abhishek Banerjee, recalling the 2016 visit. “We saw that the workers there were being treated very inhumanely. And the working conditions of that brick kiln were very improper — people were digging clay with their bare hands.”

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UN: The world has backed itself into a treacherous corner on climate change

by Umair Irfan, VOX

Countries are far off course in meeting emissions goals. More drastic actions are needed to get back on track.

The world is further off course than ever from meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement and averting climate catastrophe as the divide between countries’ pledges and actions continues to grow.

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