#treaty News

Consumption of plastics like single-use packaging is on track to double by 2050 in the G20, according to new research.
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If left unchecked, plastic consumption will double by mid-century. Even a global single-use plastic ban will not stop plastic consumption from growing above current levels, new research warns.
Analysts say the 1960 Indus Water Treaty should be revised to cover climate change as Pakistan and India feud over hydropower dams.
UN talks this week aim to agree on a treaty to protect the high seas from overfishing, pollution and climate change impacts.
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#treaty Opinion

India has told Pakistan that it wants to modify the treaty that regulates use of the shared river – an escalation of a years-long dispute.
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Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
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After more than a year of grim scientific projections and growing activism, world leaders and the public alike are increasingly recognising the severity and urgency of the climate crisis. And yet nothing has been done.
Political leaders in Russia, Brazil, the United States, and elsewhere are advancing unabashedly nationalist, nostalgia-tinged agendas in order to oppose any attempts to promote joint global governance. In doing so, they are promoting a subtle theory of withdrawal—including at the very center of development policy.
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#treaty Videos

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More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.
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#treaty Podcasts

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EB Studio As a landmark treaty is thrashed out to tackle plastic pollution, the Eco-Business Podcast debates whether the world is ready to pay a premium for packaging that doesn't damage the planet.
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