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we are confident in the measures put in place and hope that we will see no further transmission of ebola in goma nevertheless we cannot be too careful i have therefore decided to reconvene the emergency call me as soon as possible to our service the truth of this development catherine sawyer has more now from nairobi so ministry of health officials in the our congress say that the situation in goma the couple of north kivu is pretty much under control they say that they have been preparing for months for such an outcome and have been sensitizing people as well as setting up hand washing areas in different places so they say it's unlikely that the disease is going to spread farther but it's always a concern because this is one of the may just cities in the our congo has about a 1000000 people living there it's right at the border with a round in this man whose case was concerned actually
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a pastor who had traveled to temple about 200 kilometers north of goma to pray for patients so he was quickly isolated on arrival in goma and is being transported and a very heavy security from the military back to the people who were with him in the baskets traveling in have also been isolated and are being vaccinated as well but we also did speak to an official of the international federation of the red cross who has just come back from those areas and he's saying that he's concerned that this seeing the disease coming back in areas like benny where it had been contained . actually flaring up in bernie again a place that where we had cases of the beginning where the number of cases that gone down and where you see now. the outbreak raging again and this is the new with the center of of the outbreak the ministry of health has also confirmed that 2
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community health workers who were very involved in spreading awareness in some of these areas that have been affected in particular that they were killed on saturday night it's not clear who killed them but they have been receiving threats from their work they've been receiving threats since december and this just goes to show how precarious the security situation is in some of this areas. still to come for you here on al-jazeera after another weekend of unrest hong kong is leader risks further inflaming tensions referring to protesters as riots us. and the russians on coming georgia's trying to tempt more tourists spend some of them.
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in a welcome back well here cross the levant we are talking about temperatures are slightly cooler than average for this time of year we're talking maybe one degree or 2 degrees there so for baghdad maybe 42 degrees for you down here towards coate city at $45.00 but the big problem over the next few days is still going to be the wind across much of the area we're talking about southern iraq down here towards the country of court as well coming in from the northwest and that will also go across parts of the gulf up here towards tehran though it is a little bit warmer a few at $42.00 degrees and then across the gulf the winds are still going to be a problem for us here and we do expect them to be even breezy or as we go towards tuesday for the forecast map $43.00 degrees here in doha very dry conditions as well over towards abu dhabi at $38.00 and a beautiful day as a low at $27.00 degrees with clouds stay well off the coast and then very quickly across parts of southern africa we are talking about some clouds along the cape those clouds are going to bring some winds as well as a storm system skirts the southern areas and makes its way towards the indian ocean
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so for cape town maybe some clouds in your forecast at 15 degrees but a warmer day here in durban temperatures coming up if you were 28 degrees as the high and johannesburg it is going to be plenty of sun with a temperature of 17 degrees and heavy rain across much of central africa. traditional wrestling fan account has a village. now it's a national male and female school board to. make money. out there while the fitness unifying cultural fold. way out of politics in. senegal wrestling with reality on al-jazeera.
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welcome back you're watching al-jazeera live from doha these are your top stories the e.u. foreign policy chief saying today none of the parties to the iran nuclear deal have signaled they want to use a dispute resolution mechanism to meet in brussels for the become a greenie done played iran's decision to enrich uranium above the limits of the 2015 deal called tehran's breaches. significant former south african president jacob zuma has told an inquiry into government corruption but he is the target of a conspiracy so it was forced from office last year he was supposed to seek the mass meeting of state funds. to health workers fighting the break in the d.r. see a big fund murdered in the hopes the killings in north kivu province. clinics and
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stop doctors have discovered the 1st case of the virus in the provincial capital. u.s. president donald trump again lashing out at a group of 4 high profile congresswomen donald trump is demanding an apology from them for what he called. horrible and disgusting actions and has accused the speaker of the house of representatives nancy pelosi of racism it comes a day after he sent a racially charged tweets to the politicians telling them to go back to where they come from democrats have described the tweets as hate filled and stoking white nationalism if you're not happy in the u.s. if you're complaining all the time very simply you can leave you can leave right now come back if you want don't come back it's ok to but if you're not happy you can leave.
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well that's just a very racist statement somebody there would say that so speaker pelosi said make america white again let me tell you that's a very racist that's a very racist statement i'm surprised you'd say that live in washington and my colleague kimberly health kit so kimberly what's your reading of mr trump's stance on this you know. well as you heard there it gets traction with a lot of americans there were many americans who were present for that made in america vent showcasing products that had been made in the united states they feel that donald trump is speaking on behalf of a silent majority or even minority in the united states that feel that they're very proud of the united states heritage which has only increasingly become more diverse but at one time was less so and feels that this president is speaking on behalf of them so certainly there are many americans who will applaud as we heard there on
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the south lawn of the white house the president's statements the president feels emboldened that he doesn't have to apologize in fact he's done just the opposite peter not only was he sending out a series of these tweets likening it criticizing these 4 democratic congressman saying if they're not happy they can go back to where they came from but typically a sort of racially charged trope but he continued to do it again on monday here's an example of one of the tweets that he sent out in a series of tweets he said when will the radical left congresswoman apologize to our country the people of israel and even the office of the president for the foul language they've used in the horrible things they have said so many people are angry at them they're horrible and disgusting actions what the president's referring to is the call by one of those high profile congresswoman rashida to leave who was born in the united states a palestinian american who has called for terms of peach been using profanity when calling for repeatedly and also omar who is the we should point out the only
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foreign born member of congress in that group that donald trump continues to target she has no apologize for using anti-semitic tropes mainly suggesting that those in congress who are motivated by money not principle are essentially jewish and that's why you hear donald trump calling some of these comments both racist and anti-semitic not just there in the south lawn but also in his tweets kimberly thanks very much. the trump administration is tightening asylum rules in a bit to cut the number of migrants arriving at the u.s. mexican border the new regulations will prohibit resulted in a 3rd country from seeking asylum in the u.s. it makes central american migrants traveling through mexico eligible for asylum hong kong's chief executive kerry as for the protesters demanding a resignation by calling them wrong it says she made those comments at a home spittal with 3 police officers. and 10 people at the
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moment the food withdrawal of an extradition more rallies are planned in the coming weeks. is that. caroline a statement condemning the violence and basically vowing to make those responsible accountable violence committed against police force is not surprising for the protestors that just basically is a reaffirmation that there has been no change in her policy and approach the words how to deal with this crisis and this is essentially a trust issue the protesters also believe that their interests really are not focused on the welfare of the hong kong people as they describe it but towards more of her loyalty to beijing and mainland china in general the letter issued by police officers and junior police officers requesting for better security for their homes and their families signals basically that the police force is going through as a very difficult situation compared to the 2014 movement several years ago
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both sides accusing each other of violence we've seen that over the last few days it remains to be seen what sort of concessions can caroline's government offer but what is clear though based on what the statements we've gotten from protesters here is that there won't be an end to the current situation that they will continue to protest until real political reforms are in place. government leaders in south africa say soldiers sent to patrol the streets to keep time of their temporarily troops are helping police tackle gang crime and road a dozen murders per day in poor neighborhoods is for minimal. all too familiar scenes on the cape flats in cape town we communities are terrorized by gang violence and the. mobile phone footage shows opposing gangs in manenberg open fire at point blank range in a field just across from high rise flats in another video a man who we are told is
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a gang member shoots across a parking lot and yet another taken in hanover park shots are fired in defiance of police as they arrive at the scene people in these communities say they live in fear and the police have lost control and many welcome the government's decision to send soldiers to 10 areas they say of being held hostage by gangs and violence. one of them is dawn peters who has lived in manenberg for 17 years her son trevor was shot dead a month ago as he walked to the shop to buy snacks for a football match gone things she ran for cover as the shots rang out outside a home. for the guns and their names but i couldn't see their faces 1st dog obviously. and so i saw them walking for they wasn't far from when the corner was for them shot so i knew i wasn't going to make it the
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fight on that side of the people that these guys come with guns. as erin the shots just ripped off. and so i just that and so on and then i just it's 3 lives. aside from mourning her son dawn says she's had to plead with the other 2 sons to not take revenge for their brother's murder she says the cycle of violence has to stop we've been in manenberg for 2 days and throughout both days they've been multiple shootings on the streets around us just to further down this just been a gang shootout that happened minutes ago and people here say there was between rival gangs we've been told not to go any closer because it's not safe. because we are you know nobody. community leader jeremy bruce speaks at a community meeting he says it's up to people living here to keep the community
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safe and that deploying the army is a temporary solution to the greater problem of poverty and unemployment this community holds marches every week some may argue in a futile attempt to keep the community safe when it's the gangs who appear to have the power the minister of police says the military's mission will be to stabilise these areas while they continues to be uncertainty around when that will happen these narrow streets continue to be the playground of gangs with guns for me to mullah al-jazeera cape town. the u.n. security council has voted unanimously to authorize the monitoring mission to yemen's port city of who did it for another 6 months representatives of yemen's government and who see rebel fighters have been meeting for a 2nd day to discuss a pullout of forces from the city the talks are taking place on board a u.n. vessel the redeployment from the data was a critical part of the sweetened cease fire deal reached last december. annual
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monsoon rains have left a trail of devastation across several countries in the powell at least 67 people have been killed in flash floods and landslides dozens of people are missing and 10000 others are displaced continuous rains since thursday has swamped homes and destroyed roads build use bridges at least 10 people have died in floods in bangladesh monsoon rains have swept away houses leaving foundations of people displaced some of the worst damage has been in refugee camps in cox's bazar home to a 1000000 refugees. and in myanmar heavy rain and high river levels of forced thousands from their homes the northern kitchen states is the worst affected with 14000 people displaced there. a tourist campaigns being launched in georgia because of. people traveling there from russia the russian president vladimir putin's imposed. flights and ordered people to return home following russian riots
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reports from the capital tbilisi. to news to break up the phone. at this time of year in this part of the world from the black sea to the capital city to russian easy to find. ethnic russians who are. making the trip. here. in. nations should live. our history. with. many people. what's happening now is
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a fight. a campaign to try to persuade people. to. spend. 65. percent of. what started as a small facebook campaign among young volunteers as quickly morphed into something much bigger the campaign is reaching out to russians. who are. and they travel freely to this country they experience. is a russian business will. one who lives in georgia she says putin has made false claims that russians aren't safe here i don't feel it now and i don't feel it and all the time i live here i live here yes and all georgian people all time was
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a very a very friendly. and now it's not change the georgian government heard forecasts more than $1800000.00 russian tourists would visit this year now one bank is predicting half that number and $300000000.00 of revenue will be lost if the flight band goes on the placing that shortfall with new markets will be hard if not impossible andrew simmons al-jazeera to please. you're watching al-jazeera live from doha these are the headlines the e.u. foreign policy chief says none of the parties to the iran nuclear deal have signaled that they want to use the dispute resolution mechanism as a meeting in brussels federica mockery need downplayed iran's decision to enrich uranium above the limits of the 2015 deal and called tehran's breaches of it in
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significant well. says the e.u. powers are committed to keeping the iran nuclear deal alive. if the reality is that the deal has. avoided that you developed a nuclear weapon so it has been effective and i think that today everybody recognizes that there is no alternative today to that there and so it is extremely important to keep it in place at 4 i can also say that a full implementation of the agreement to which we are definitely committed us europeans and i would say as an international community at large is also key in. keeping the situation as calm as possible in the region the former south african president jacob zuma has told an inquiry into government corruption that he is the target of a conspiracy zuma was forced from office last year accused of overseeing the mass
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looting of state funds he denies any wrongdoing during his 9 years as president to health workers fighting the a bull outbreak in the d.r. c. have been found murdered in their homes the killings in north kivu province follow a tax on a bowler clinics and staff doctors have discovered the 1st case of the virus in the provincial capital go by the city's own $2000000.00 people experts are concerned the virus could spread quickly in the densely populated area close to the border with rwanda. donald trump has once again lashed out at a group of 4 high profile congress women but the trump is demanding an apology for what he called quote horrible and disgusting actions and has accused the speaker of the house of representatives nancy pelosi of racism comes a day after he said racially charged tweets the politicians telling them to go back to where they came from. and you'll monsoon rains have left a trail of devastation in the power at least 67 people have been killed in flash
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floods and landslides you are right up to speed with all the top stories so far this hour up next inside story our season. this 65 metre high mountain of rubbish in india symbolizes a rapidly expanding global problem what should countries do with their garbage and how can they reduce the amount they produce every year this is inside story.
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teller i'm the star it's become a problem of global proportions according to the wild bank around $2000000000.00 tons of waste is produced every year and wild leaders are struggling to figure out what to do with it all so that they buried recycle that was shipped off to another country we begin our look at the options an easterly india where they are fighting to contain a 65 meter high mountain of rubbish that gets larger every year and is about purana reports. a mountain of waste this is where 2000 tons of east duddies of rubbish is dumped every day you're not of out of your people living around the side to say it's affecting their lives obviously as you can see the smell of food is unbeatable if the wind blows towards us but it's difficult to eat food at home it is such a mess here the rubbish dump doesn't just smell bad it's also dangerous me time gas
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from the way sparks fires releasing toxic fumes. began as a land for the 19 eighty-four the reached its capacity needed 20 years ago like the engineered landfill it means that you'll have a big hole which is dug out and that it is lined with no one for me and leo's so that your doc think egypt of chemicals which comes out from garbage does not leak into the soil and cause what the pollution but in gaza where there is no such thing trucks continue to dump rubbish here despite dolly's government. banning them after a part of the hell a collapsed 2 years ago killing 2 people. this is a cruel joke this is contempt of the people to sponsor. the site they have installed for a day after the border. we ask the east delhi municipal corporation why this is happening but because of the ignored. so we go on to new.
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it's estimated produces $14500.00 tons of waste every day the problem of waste isn't confined to the cities and rubbish dumps start around read. all of the rubbish produced isn't collected leaving it on the street and in the space just because child he manages this recycling center and says waste isn't just the government's responsibility or that that is actually we feel that resegregation should begin at home if people start segregating reist then rest can be recycled properly and the direct consequence garbage mountains like the one it won't be necessary at all the municipal corporation has started testing of recycling program in 3 areas that they hope to the rest of the region within one year. they also say they'll start clearing dasi put in september and some of its waste will be used to build a national highway elizabeth purana al-jazeera east delhi. well
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let's bring in our guests now in new delhi we have. he is the c.e.o. of the council on energy environment and water in oxford we have sharon george she's electric kill university who specializes in green technology and in hong kong via skype we have chia he is the director of the institute of public policy at the hong kong university of science and technology welcome to you all let me start with you are not what we've just seen there in his report how widespread is the lack of waste processing in india and one of the biggest challenges that the government faces in trying to addresses. india is one of the fastest urbanizing countries in the world just its urban population would be the world's 3rd largest country by population so against this kind of massive push of people to the cities there is
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certainly a major challenge of managing solid waste. and most of the whizzed cities don't doesn't get processed so what that does is it has an impact on the local environment in terms of the landfill and the bethany and missions etc it also has an impact in terms of the last economic opportunity that they could get if we decided to use ways does a resource rather than only something to throw it. well are not are not what we're seeing in india is a global problem so let's also take a look at some of the global figures now the world bank says around 278000000 tons of waste is recycled every year and recycling is now estimated to be a $200000000000.00 industry now it was china that once led the global recycling trade but it said it banned waste imports just under 2 years ago because of the threat to the environment since then other countries such as malaysia thailand
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indonesia and turkey have been taking in that rubbish but then are concerned they could become dumping grounds for rich countries thailand is imposing a ban by 2021 and the malaysians also cracking down on garbage imports so with all that said professor chee in hong kong let me ask you about that chinese ban because they said it was about environmental reasons and how much of this is about the environment versus politics and economics. i don't know why people think it has to do with a politics at all if it is it is the great politics is a great it is a great politics to play. i think the reason that china decided to ban the this the garbage imported from other countries told me due to this it you borrow concerns it every year that that by processing this waste much of that are sick and but waste and
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a lot of people get sick and that many of them are children also by processing the these waves and it takes a lot of energy and release is the amount of greenhouse gases that also get that counted as a contribution to china to the global climate change the so this is going to consider all these problems environmental problems the climate change the problems of public health problems i think the time is a government of 535 to be decided to do the right thing which is to ban is the garbage in the border from other countries well we're hearing about the toxicity of all of this and sharon let me ask you a lot of the waste that's being shipped as a stand to be to be recycled right sir but not all waste can be recycled but like
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a low grade plastics for instance compu recycled what's the proportion of way if it can't be recycled don't despise don't faithfully. i think we just discovery now that what we thought was be recycled what we thought was recycled is is a lot less than we thought because what technically is a different question between the proportion that is able to be recycled and that that is actually able to be recycled because it's not just about whether it can technically be recycled it's whether it is and whether those facilities are in place so a lot of our package in the west is is technically recyclable but actually it's very expensive to do that and the part of the problem is that we've been exporting poor quality waste exacerbating these problems that we've just been talking about and basically exporting our problem without dealing with it ourselves and so sharon you were telling me about this the poor waste that's being exported and because of
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that there is this developing political dynamic as well and i want to pay you a couple of sound bites from world leaders who've been pushing back against that waste trade. we will declare war we will load the containers on a ship and tell canada that your garbage is on the way prepare a grand reception eat it if you want to. you know prudy seen too much and you have a problem trying to get rid of the len fields in all that doesn't serve any purpose anymore you can a burn the weeds because of the smoke and all the pollution bulletins saw you it is costly and pay for research countries to send their wishes to poor countries simply because the poor countries have no choice may be it contributes a little to their economy so there's some pretty strong rhetoric that we're hearing there both from president to say of the philippines and promised a lot to mohamed from malaysia and i are not but i want to ask here even though
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we're hearing this strong rhetoric there is an economic incentive as mahathir mohamad that just acknowledged for this waste trade so why are we seeing this push back now. i think the pushback is happening for 2 reasons one is that as one of the other on this was also saying what is potentially recyclable does not always get recycled so the economic opportunity on paper might not always be converting in practice the 2nd reason is that you have to still establish a massive supply chain of ways segregation waste processing recycling then reusing in products which can then again be exported out unless that is dead. and you keep increasing the amount of ways that keeps coming in from other countries there is going to be like the pushback on top of all of that that is what i was saying earlier there is the internal pressures of increasing up in addition not just in
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a country like india but all of the emerging economy is whether or not for coal whether in asia which have to do with their own waste so i think it is important to understand that if we just limit this to it's not my problem as noise and as long as i can just transfer it somewhere else that will not solve this either at a global level or even at a national or a city level within our countries we have to remove the factor from waste and begin the recycling the segregation the processing at home that's where the supply chain has to begin our number i want to ask you a follow up on not because if waste is processed differently it's not just an environmental health issue but there are people here and their livelihoods who feed themselves and because of the money they way they they make from picking through trash and i believe in india it's less than a percent of the population point one percent that still more than a 1000000 people so what happens to the people who are waste because and never off
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the waste what happens to them and their livelihoods if waste is processed differently. i think there have been actually a lot of initiatives even within india not country but in several cities where the same so-called rock pickers who are actually going through the garbage dumps with their bare hands are actually being retrained in to us as kind of the workers who would work in proper recycling segregation sorting facilities so why as soon as you think of this as an either or either you let them continue as they are leaving these nasty brutish and short lives or you do with segregation and recycling in a modern form that either are or will not obviously create the right political and economic incentives at the community level we've got to take the same communities either give them alternative to opportunities or retrain and rescale them and
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that's what is happening in cities in several cities across india of course this has to be scaled up this is what i meant earlier as well that we need to remove that effect we can only treat this as someone else is going to treat waste which means that i took community level we need to reestablish a social contract between the west processors the communities the residents and the state ones unless the social contract emergence this will always feel like someone else is literally dumping their rubbish on us so with things potentially changing a little bit in india let me ask you professor che about what's happening in china so china used to take something like 70 percent of the wilds waste and now it's dealing with its own waste $67000000.00 tonnes of domestic trash every year what's it doing with the talking rubbish now if anything actually changing this since this ban wasn't post and 28 team. you know that does go back to the point it does raise
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the economic the case i think if there is a case for the export or trash from the rich countries because by exporting this a little. way so you've got to save a lot to process this waste. the developed game the poor countryside out the canonical case and hard to be bathed of course you know we can talk about the lab a hood and i mean you just reminded me. of here home 181 or 80 years ago during the war all opium and you can say the reason the case for opium trade from the british. the. company is to. about economic a case it is just economically about morality so i being pretty much of the same
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saying caves we're talking about here with the waste and now china is taking this waste issue very seriously and china has just released the by the nafta regulation and the national strategy to develop a so-called ways to free society and start dating in it to dozens of cities for pilot to see it is for this waste management republican here ready reason to be in cities like sean hi. sorting this is a garbage hospital level becoming a real big thing so starting with you know with the whole slope level and the personal ready level and they go where this this waste management bid higher than ever and in every city and to give all the deficit it is to process the waste and not just you know dumping and there are
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a lot of feel but also. to process to the deeper levels so i think beat it as you just mentioned china is also all to bottle up in the whole industry by the investing into waste management and waste of processing so that the. the you can also hear it for all time and in places and people are you know protesting against the waste of passivity it's gear in china i think from the government the business and this is of all those levels you can hear there's a really a big campaign. waste management is developing a group i want to bring sharon in here because we're hearing about potentially things changing and in china and india these developing countries but now that
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develops countries are struggling to find places to ship their rubbish to what are they doing with it all sharon and what are their options. well at the moment i think especially in the u.k. we're kind of relieved from the realisation that the destination that we're where we thought our waste was going is that our waste just wasn't going where we thought it and we're finding you know these shocking statistics about finding ways dogged and dumped into the environment where people have been separating the waste and households and thinking the do the right thing so that has a negative impact on people's behaviors so in the u.k. we've kind of trying to deal with with tightening up the whole way supply chain and making sure that those 2 diligence in place to make sure that things are disposed of properly but we're also looking at solutions on our own soil so right now waste to energy has become a big thing so a lot of our waste is more waste is going to incineration to produce electricity
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so the calories from things like plastic are being used in incentives so those things are not so easily recycled and those lower value plastics are going straight to incineration to produce electricity for home and of course this technology such as. digestion that produced by a gas to to reprocess waste food are also becoming popular in a rise in in importance in the u.k. so on i mean i ask you there a little more about this idea of burning the waste because there are health concerns about that and in terms of the toxicity of the gases that come out the emissions that we see from it and i mean some argue greenpeace for one that it's really just kicking the can down the road and that also basically building incinerators creates a market for single use plastics which is surely goes against the whole point of it . of course this is this is the counter arguments is a very valid point here that is they argument that the plastics are replacing
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fossil fuels but actually if those plastics were we used if those plastics were not a single use and if it is quite right that those days and center 8 is going to be looking for the calories so that we see can now waste with high calorie valley even high plastics so that that that is a problem and i mean it is said right that one properly should be low in emissions and the argument is that oppose that feel this they are the scenario havanese plastics and depending environment is down the road to health issues these things turned into more and more micro plastics and potentially end up in the food chain because the answer to this is just don't produce a much waste and the 1st place we are where in the u.k. that we just producing too much waste presidency and hong kong i want to ask you i see you've been listening to sharon and i came to jump in there but what is china doing differently you've talked about different waste management systems and what
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can the rest of the world learn from what china is doing yeah that's going to say share with these that you're right the 10 i'll say that this problem is the narration like a nation you know is on pays its way and its energy there is there are built. from time to time you can hear about the protests. of the so-called india gave or here in china to so therefore at the 1st being to deal with the ways is to reduce the model ways to generation every day at all levels then you know from there we go from reduced to reuse to recycle and city and that is about 10 years ago that made it legislated of the circuit or remoting for the. the circuit or tommy. is taking this very seriously as i mentioned the. financing investment
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lending it businesses in this area ready is really booming so these becoming. very industry for the circuit or autonomy i think a. very very important to do got meant a lot of industrial parks are now. redesigning and. just putting together waste and waste management and by certain certain companies they know that's one day i'll mention this the so called this year old ways to move ready mentored 0 basis strategies and they're happening and other 2 dozens of cities and these cities are now doing the pilot if they're trying to do the experiment they're trying to come up with some good parent is is in the policy at da can be scaled up at the national level so so
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that this year i think it just was starting this whole. pain in dealing with the waste you are not i want to ask you as well just coming off what professor achieve is saying that this whole idea about 0 waste we've seen various different developing countries especially some in africa actually i believe now fast before african countries have banned plastic bags tanzania was the last one in may if the wilds poorest region can do that. what's stopping the developed wild from doing the same. i think it's directly linked to our lifestyle if we are not if we are not used to going to a shopping market shopping market and picking up a piece of fruit and putting it in a bag rather than wrapping in and plastic and then wing it and then leaving we would just not know that there is an alternative way of going about this which is why i fully agree with professor true that it's it's not just reduce reuse and
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recycle i would add one more level to this which is reduce reuse recycle lifecycle . unless we see from where something is coming and where it will end up and how we get back to the source and keep refusing it several times over we're even there even the recycling operations will fall short otherwise the amount to least we'll keep generating. the resource footprint of the united states for instance is double of india even with one 4th the number of people so if you don't change your lifestyle if you don't look at the life cycle of every product that you are using you are going to be in this problem. so we have to of course create an economic case for a circular economy and that china is demonstrating it india's leading government
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agency from a that advises the government the mediocre has also proposed to build up a major push for circular economy but all of this comes after we change the lifestyles and in the 1st place and date and trying to find a political well to encourage people to do so are huge challenges and it's all about awareness i guess going ahead and watching the developing world actually take the lead for a change well thank you to all our guests are not sharon george and professor cheney here in hong kong and thank you for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further discussion do go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com for trash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter our handle is at a.j. inside story from maine a star in the whole team hands 5 and a half. what
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a nuclear weapon the foreign policy chief says she's committed to the 2050 nuclear deal and the tehran's breaches are in significant. u.s. president donald trump demands an apology from the democratic congresswoman he attacked in racially charged tweets. or a new threat from a bowler in the democratic republic of congo as an infection is detected in a densely populated area. and i'm felicity in london with the latest from europe including how georgia's terrorism industry is fighting back online after blocking a peace and forced thousands of russians to cancel their holidays. welcome to the program e.u. foreign ministers have met in brussels today to discuss ways to bring the u.s. and iran back to the negotiating table after the talks the e.u.
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foreign policy chief said none of the parties to the iran nuclear deal have signaled they want to use the dispute resolution mechanism it's the latest diplomatic effort to cool months of heightened tensions between iran and the united states if the reality is that a deal has. avoided that you develop a nuclear weapon so it has been effective and i think that today everybody recognizes that there is no alternative today to that deal and so it is extremely important to keep it in place at 4 i can also say that a full implementation of the agreement to which we are definitely committed us europeans and i would say as an international community at large is also key in keeping the situation as calm as possible in the region. live now to my colleague dominic cain who's there for us in brussels so dominic the deal is far from dead
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but it's not exactly 100 percent alive and kicking either no indeed and we know that the united states government if it had its way would make the deal 100 percent dead so what you have here taking place here today was as it were a group of people of institutions who want this deal to persist to put arrangements in place to try to limit the damage caused by us sanctions economic sanctions on the iranian economy they put in place that deal called instax which is a system which allows iran legally to circumvent to get around the impact of those sanctions but it's not 100 percent up and running because due diligence needs to be performed not just in the e.u. in the shareholder countries that is obviously the e.u. 3 britain france and germany and a few other member states all the arrangements have to be mirrored both in iran and
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in those countries and so far at least not that entire process hasn't been 100 percent successful but certainly frederica marini and the foreign ministers here are pinning their hopes on this system being able to keep iran within the fundamental elements of that deal as you say which was negotiated with the e.u. 3 with russia with china and with the obama administration but of course it's the trump of ministration that wants to to have this deal done away with is the e.u. in effect saying to the authorities in tehran over to you because it feels like from this distance everyone is saying we are prepared to talk to everyone else but no one's actually picking up the phone here. well the interesting thing here is that the well placed sources inside the e.u. institutions do believe that the iranians want instincts to succeed they do believe
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that iran wants some form of trade to flow some way of as i was saying of circumventing the worst aspects of the economic sanctions but the point here and it's something that frederica madine referred to in her news conference you gave just a about an hour or so ago is that even with. they can't really undo all the effect of those u.s. sanctions so in some ways what you have here is the e.u. saying well look this is what we can do for you but you have to go a step further and then you have to ask yourself well how likely is it that the iranian side and the u.s. side would be prepared to listen to what the europeans have to say from meetings like this dominic thanks very much. though such a body house reaction from tehran. the announcement from the european signatories of the nuclear deal is something the iranians will likely have a very strong response to because the iranians have said that they will meet
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compliance with compliance and violation with violation now they are adamant that they want to be able to sell their oil on the international market and the announcement from brussels on monday about the. instax mechanism becoming fully operational will have iranians really asking about whether or not they can still sell their oil on the international market because of the united states sanctions that have been imposed on them the iranians have said that they will not go back to full compliance until they see some concrete action by the european signatories that is something you europeans have said that they are adamant about they are still and they want to save this nuclear agreement because if the future of this region is the ability of this region. something that is heavily reliant on the future of this nuclear deal for now the iranians have said that they will continue to scale back their commitment every 60 days until they see some tangible results from the europeans until they do so the iranians will not go back to full
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compliance under the nuclear agreement. but. he's a policy fellow with the european leadership network and leads the iran project which focuses on protecting the iran nuclear agreement he joins us on skype from london mr sharp welcome back to the news is the who is saying today enough to get iran to move back towards the j c j c p a way. so i think that the meeting today is showcased on a very high high level that there is no. action that has been taken by iran bust far the other countries feel is a significant act of noncompliance and thus the main thing that came out of this is that none of these countries are planning on bringing that dispute resolution back and it's and that is a part of the nuclear deal in terms of whether or not this meeting today or in
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recent days any of the statements that have come out of european officials or that or the capitals has shown anything different than what has been already stated of the past few weeks i haven't seen anything that new the only positive development that i see is that the shareholder structure for instax which is the. mechanism that's been created to trade non-sentient with goods such as pharmaceuticals that has expanded now from 3 to 10 and now upwards of 70 to 20 governments and i think that's a great sign of confidence because these governments have gone to their companies and said is this mechanism something that you would use and all the countries that have signed up for it have companies that are ready to use this as a positive element ok 2 points i'd like to unpack off the back of what you just said there you're talking about between $17.20 countries being involved in this
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fiscal mechanism the kind of operates in the gray areas of the international banking sector to make sure that there's enough finances and resources going into the iranian economy does that really matter in as much as the people they have to convince is the u.s. administration is donald trump it's get rid of the sanctions because that that mechanism can't cancel out the fiscal damage that's being done day to day already to the iranian economy. absolutely so the secondary sanctions that america has reimposed on iraq have because of the very different economic issues one of those issues is a humanitarian issue and that is an area in which europe is suited to help with it because they have in the past had very high volumes of trade of food and pharmaceuticals that iran in terms of trying to convince try and the administration at large to roll back some of the same shit that's
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a much more difficult task but what you're trying to do is address the specific problem that they are able to help with now in terms of the other economic problems were hoping that the other j c p a way participants russia and china can also show some commitment to the deal by coming pulling through with some tangible economic measures and it's not even just up to russia and china but also sort of shell trading partners such as turkey south korea india you know the deal falling apart will have global security wrapper questions and therefore it's really up to the entire international community to showcase some creativity and come up with some economic solutions and that package of solutions inspects is only meant to be one piece of it it cannot carry the entire burden of saving the j.c. p.r.a. because it's not an adequate defense to the agreement and iran that continually said that it's simply not enough we did hear earlier today from jeremy the u.k.
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foreign minister the foreign secretary indeed saying look we basically have a year because the technology is such that you know if you look at the rate of enrichment it's not as dangerous potentially dangerous as perhaps people like john bolton would have the world believe is there a chance that that 12 month window of opportunity could be just that a window of opportunity despite or because all of what the trumpet ministration may do if what's happening at the moment carries on rumbling and rumbling on week to week months to months. so i definitely don't feel that we have a year you know the iranians have said that in 60 days cycles they will continually cut back their commitment to their nuclear commitments under the deal if we if we even you know have i 0 that we're talking about that's a great deal of cuts to be made to the agreement and if we're not talking about
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just a year of that say until the next potential u.s. administration and acted in good faith locally renegotiate some big properly that's even more cuts i don't think that europe and the other partners will be able to stand by iran if it starts to go through many more of these cycles and i hope the europeans will learn some lessons from the frantic shot of diplomacy that they conducted for about 6 months before the deal because process hopefully has given them some insight into where the tension we can do a competence and get some concessions from both the u.s. and iran because we shouldn't forget that even under the obama years you were on was not content with how the deal was delivering to down on an economic level so there is some room for growth there and we're hoping that now that both sides have shown their military muscle need of the u.s. more iran will look as though they've been coerced to negotiating table however
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this is obviously a very tall order and it requires a lot of optimism and we're hoping by you know the political leaders.


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