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Why Plans to Turn America’s Rust Belt into a New Plastics Belt Are Bad News for the Climate

by admin | November 4, 2018

Written by Sharon Kelly. Originally posted in Desmog. The petrochemical industry anticipates spending a total of over $200 billion on factories, pipelines, and other infrastructure in the U.S. that will rely on shale gas, the American Chemistry Council announced in September. Construction is already underway at many sites. This building spree would dramatically expand the […]

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by admin | January 11, 2018

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First Global Plastics Treaty Intergovernmental Meeting Concludes With a Mix of High and Low Points

by Comms Hub | December 2, 2022

Break Free From Plastic members worldwide respond to the main high and low points after a week of negotiations Punta del Este, Uruguay – The first intergovernmental committee meeting (INC-1) for an internationally legally binding instrument on plastic pollution convened by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) concluded today with a mix of high and […]

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