Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Home Climate411 War on plastic is distracting from more urgent threats to environment

War on plastic is distracting from more urgent threats to environment

-

A team of leading environmental experts, spearheaded by the University of Nottingham, have warned that the current war on plastic is detracting from the bigger threats to the environment. In an article published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Water, the 13 experts* say that while plastic waste is an issue, its prominence in the…

- Advertisment -

Related Articles

CBC Understands the Difference Between Weather and Climate, Other Canadian News Outlets Don’t

What we have across the region is a modest 100 year rise in average temperatures, with no measurable long-term increase in extreme weather events,...

Why so torqued up about Suzuki’s comments? Did you sleep through the first two acts?

The phrase climate emergency crept into the global lexicon because extremists ran wild, unchecked. We now have horror-inducing descriptions of every weather event. A...

Asian climate variability and dynamics across early-to-middle pliocene warm period provide clues for future climate change

A recent study by an international research group led by Prof. AO Hong from the Institute of Earth Environment of the Chinese Academy of...