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International cooperation is the key

Major changes in plastic consumption and production are needed

Published 25.02.21

Plastic pollution is a global problem, with every nation on Earth contributing to it and being affected by it. To address it, we need global solutions.

Fortunately, momentum is starting to build for an international treaty to address the plastic crisis. More than two-thirds of United Nations member states have expressed openness to a new global plastic treaty, The Guardian reported in November 2020. Reports released in 2020 by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Environmental Investigation Agency proposed possible frameworks and elements for such a treaty. Read more about the Nordic report here.

Image from video: A Global Agreement to Prevent Plastic Pollution