The UN Is Negotiating a Treaty That Could Solve the Plastic Problem–Here’s What You Need to Know


The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service

21 Apr 2023

175 countries are currently negotiating a legally-binding, international treaty on plastic pollution that could change the world. It’s a big deal. Some countries and companies say they want an ambitious treaty, but when you actually look into the details, they aren’t pushing for meaningful solutions. For example, the US wants the “legally-binding” part of the treaty to be that each nation HAS a plan of action. But, that’s like letting students choose their own homework and grade it too.  [Continue Reading]

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