The climate impact of plastic pollution is negligible – the production of new plastics is the real problem
The dual pressures of climate change and plastic pollution are frequently conflated in the media, in peer-reviewed research and other environmental reporting. This is understandable. Plastics are largely derived from…
‘Humanity’s signature’: study finds plastic pollution in the world’s lakes can be worse than in oceans
A world-first study has found concentrations of plastics in some lakes are higher than in the most contaminated parts of oceans, demonstrating the extent to which plastics have invaded Earth’s ecosystems.