Plastics and the Environment

Do we need a Paris Agreement for plastics? This week's Radio Davos

plastics treaty: A boy collects plastic materials near a polluted coastline to sell in Manila April 9, 2008. The 4th global conference on oceans, coasts and islands which began on Tuesday is a forum for developing and poor countries, many of which would be worst affected by climate change and nations will discuss how to preserve fisheries, protect coastlines and limit pollution. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES)

A global plastics treaty would aim to clear up the increasing problem of pollution. Image: REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

Robin Pomeroy
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