Halfway into 2023, our Plastics Initiative has been hard at work for a global plastics treaty. But the fight is also about equality.
Program Officer Erica Nuñez spoke with Dr. Phaedra Pezzullo about her career in plastic pollution and her proudest moments in the fight for a global treaty.
As we continue negotiations for a global plastics treaty, Program Officer Erica Nuñez, was featured in Al Jazeera’s series “The Stream”.
After the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, we hope to see continued progress toward ensuring the voices of those with the power to make change, and those who are most affected by climate change and ocean destruction, are heard.
The Assembly of UNEA5 passed the resolution for a plastic pollution treaty, describing it as the biggest deal since the 2015 Paris climate accord.
Statement: Plastic Materials Elimination List an important step in reduction of global plastic pollution
U.S. Plastics Pact’s list of “problematic and unnecessary” plastics is key in eliminating plastics that are least beneficial to society.