What To Know For The Fourth Round Of Global Plastic Pollution Treaty Talks

"Countries will meet this month in Ottawa to move forward on the historic treaty — but obstacles remain."

"The fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international, legally binding plastic pollution treaty will take place from April 23 to April 29 in Ottawa, Canada.

In the first three sessions of treaty talks, negotiators from about 175 countries — along with industry representatives, environmentalists and others — met to advance a treaty to address global plastic pollution.

The plastic crisis is threatening both the planet and human and wildlife health.

The treaty is the first international attempt to address this."

Brian Bienkowski reports for Environmental Health News April 8, 2024.


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Source: EHN, 04/17/2024