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Single Use Packaging and the Climate Crisis

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

Over 99% of plastic is made from fossil fuels, and greenhouse gases are emitted at every stage of the plastics life cycle. Join the Plastic Pollution Coalition for a free webinar: Plastics & Climate: How Single-Use Packaging is Fueling the Crisis.

This webinar will feature Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama, who will discuss the nexus between plastic production and climate change, including the immense environmental justice impacts, and Graham Forbes, Global Project Leader of the Plastic-Free Future campaign at Greenpeace, who will discuss how consumer goods companies’ reliance on single-use plastic packaging is providing a lifeline for Big Oil.

This important conversation is especially relevant ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 in November, where world leaders are scheduled to gather in Glasgow, Scotland, with the goal to accelerate action on climate change.

Click here for details and free registration. If you can’t attend the live event, you can watch the recording using a link provided at registration.

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
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Plastic Pollution Coalition
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