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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9 September, 2021     GAIA Joins International Civil Society to Call for COP 26 Postponement   Manchester, UK–GAIA joins international civil society in calling on the UK Government and the UNFCCC Bureau to postpone COP 26 until they can ensure a...

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Waste-to-Energy on ADB’s Energy Policy Working Paper

We, the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and our allied networks, are writing to state our unequivocal opposition to the continued support of the Asian Development Bank on waste incinerators with energy recovery or waste-to-energy (WTE). The...

In five major U.S. cities, 64% of plastic collected is NOT recyclable.   For decades, U.S. cities have collected mixed plastic in recycling programs in an unsuccessful attempt to solve the plastic waste crisis. Analyzing the municipal solid waste (MSW) streams of five...

ADB draft energy policy

The ADB plays a critical role in this historic period of greater need for development finance in the transition to a green, just and resilient future for the region. As ADB and governments are pursuing COVID-19-related stimulus and recovery initiatives, it...

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