UN agrees to create 'historic' global treaty on plastic pollution
The United Nations on Wednesday agreed to start negotiating a world-first global treaty on plastic pollution in what has been hailed a watershed moment for the planet. Nearly 200 nations at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi unanimously agreed to create an intergovernmental committee to...
UN approves plastic pollution pact in ‘most significant accord since Paris 2015’
Representatives of 175 nations agree to begin forging a global treaty to curb explosive growth of plastic pollution
Countries agree ‘historic’ move to draw up legal treaty to end plastic pollution
A UN resolution on plastic has been hailed as the most significant deal since the Paris climate accord.
UN takes 'historic' step toward global treaty on plastic trash
The United Nations on Wednesday agreed to start negotiating a world-first global treaty on plastic pollution in what has been hailed as a watershed moment for the planet.Nearly 200 nations at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi unanimously agreed to create an intergovernmental committee to negotiate and finalise a legally binding plastics treaty by 2024.UNEA chair Espen Barthe Eide declared the resolution passed with a strike of the gavel -- itself made from recycled plastic -- as the assembly hall erupted into cheers and applause.
U.N. takes 'historic' step toward global treaty on plastic trash
The United Nations on Wednesday agreed to start negotiating a world-first global treaty on plastic pollution in what has been hailed as a watershed moment for the planet. Nearly 200 nations at the U.N. Environment Assembly in Nairobi unanimously agreed to create an intergovernmental committee to negotiate and finalize a…
The World Is Awash in Plastic. Nations Plan a Treaty to Fix That.
The new pact would be legally binding and could go beyond cleaning up plastic waste to curbs on future production.
UN agrees to create 'historic' global treaty on plastic trash
The United Nations on Wednesday agreed to start negotiating a world-first global treaty on plastic pollution in what has been hailed a watershed moment for the planet.Nearly 200 nations at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi unanimously agreed to create an intergovernmental committee to negotiate and finalise a legally binding plastics treaty by 2024.UNEA chair Espen Barthe Eide declared the resolution passed with a strike of the gavel as the assembly hall erupted into cheers and applause.
UN agrees to create 'historic' global treaty on plastic trash
Nearly 200 nations at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi unanimously agreed to create an intergovernmental committee to negotiate and finalise a legally binding plastics treaty by 2024.
World First as UN Begins Creation of 'Historic' Global Treaty on Plastic Waste
The United Nations on Wednesday agreed to start negotiating a world-first global treaty on plastic pollution in what has been hailed a watershed moment for the planet.
Plastic Pollution Deal ‘Marks A Triumph By Planet Earth’
More than 170 nations across the globe have backed a historic resolution to end plastic pollution and forge an international legally binding agreement by 2024.
Plastic: World agrees to tackle the crisis
The petrochemical industry is pumping out polluting plastic faster than ever. The UN has made a groundbreaking pledge to try to end the "epidemic" of plastic pollution.
Nearly 200 Countries Come Together To Create Global Plastic Pollution Treaty
The treaty, which will be finalized in 2024 or 2025, is said to be legally-binding.
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