Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Caterpillars may provide answer to pollution

Plastic waste, the crux of the ever-increasing threat of global pollution, is growing at rapid rates, according to National Geographic. Since the ‘50s, the world has produced more than 8 billion metric tons of plastic — and of that, only nine percent has been recycled. If trends continue, landfills could contain approximately 12 billion metric tons of plastic waste by 2050. But this is an issue that a little caterpillar might be able to solve.

China burns more coal than previously believed

China has been burning up to 17 percent more coal each year than what they have reported.

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