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17 Nov
A huge debate is ongoing in Nairobi as representatives from some 175 countries negotiate terms of the first ever treaty on plastic pollution. Many countries including the UK, Japan and Kenya say the aim should be to reduce plastic production while the US, Saudi Arabia and much of the plastic industry argue that the focus should be on recycling and reuse.
2 Jun 2023
Like a Paris deal for plastics, countries want to end plastic pollution with a global treaty. But observers are already concerned that it is ignoring the most obvious solution, while others are dragging their feet.

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