US, China face off again at World Trade Organization
December 19th, 2018 6:08 AM
China and the United States have traded barbs again at the World Trade Organization, with the U.S. ambassador accusing China of theft of technology and an envoy from Beijing retorting that the U.S. was "finger-pointing."
Scary statistic: 90.5 percent of plastic is not recycled
December 18th, 2018 11:04 AM
The burgeoning crisis in plastic waste has won the attention of the Royal Statistical Society, which chose 90.5 percent _ the proportion of plastic waste that has never been recycled _ as its international statistic of the year