'The beginning of the end of plastic pollution': 175 nations adopt historic plan to deliver plastics treaty

Michael Holder
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175 nations have agreed to establish an historic global treaty to tackle the source of plastic pollution | Credit: UNEP
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175 nations have agreed to establish an historic global treaty to tackle the source of plastic pollution | Credit: UNEP

UN to start work on blueprint for treaty hailed as ‘most significant multilateral deal’ since the Paris Agreement on climate change in 2015

Hundreds of countries around the world have agreed to draw up an international treaty to tackle the devastating impacts of plastic pollution, in an "historic" UN-led decision today that could lead to legally-binding...

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