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A binding global agreement on plastics is needed

There are increasing signs that negotiations over a global agreement on plastic pollution will begin in February 2022. In an article published in the journal Science, Dr Nils Simon and other scientists, including Professor Harro van Asselt from the University of Eastern Finland, present the three key objectives and a number of supporting actions required by such an intergovernmental agreement in order to effectively curb the increasing amount of plastic waste.

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Harro van Asselt