17.09.2018
EU Action on Plastic: A Promising Step for Cleaner Seas

An interview with Italian Green MEP Marco Affronte on how recent EU legislation on plastic is a milestone in the fight against global plastic pollution.

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15.08.2018
The UK Plastic Crisis Unwrapped

Public momentum to tackle plastic waste is strong in the UK, but political barriers stall further progress.

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06.08.2018
The Road to the New Plastics Economy: Complexity Ahead

The EU is taking small steps to combatting plastic pollution, yet truly changing our relationship with plastic calls for rethinking consumption-based growth.

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10.07.2018
Plastic Promises: Industry Seeking to Avoid Binding Regulations

As the EU acts on plastic pollution, industry lobbyists are upping their game in an effort to water down proposals.

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06.07.2018
Sustainable Plastic? The Bioplastic (Com)Promise

In a world where plastic objects are almost unavoidable, we asked an advocate for bioplastics whether they can truly offer a sustainable alternative.

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05.07.2018
Beyond Recycling: Rethinking Plastic From the Ground Up

An interview with plastic waste campaigners who call for curbs on plastic production to effectively contain plastic pollution at source.

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04.06.2018
Oceans in Crisis: Gambling with Our Future

The combined crises of global warming, pollution, and overfishing are laying waste to the oceans. International action is needed to rescue them.

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19.01.2016
The Paris Climate Agreement: Empty Declaration or Window of Opportunity?

Did the agreements that came out of the December 2015 COP 21 in Paris really hold any meaningful weight? A few weeks later, now that the dust has settled, it is time to critically assess what came out of the climate agreement and what it will mean for countries, civil society and the planet.

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17.11.2015
A breath of fresh air

Air pollution is the greatest cause of over 400,000 premature deaths in the EU every year. In Britain, politicians lag behind this evidence and public opinion, and a lack of political action against climate change and continued environmental degradation means that civil society groups are now ensuring measures within a legal framework are being taken to meet this end…

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01.09.2015
Can We Prosper Without Growth? 10 Policy Proposals

For many people it seems easier to imagine the end of the world, or even the end of capitalism, than to imagine the end of growth. To break this spell of growth, we bring you some of the policy proposals that are derived from the theory of degrowth.

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