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Marine litter: Let’s stay focused on solutions

Earlier this week I had the privilege of speaking at the German Mission during the United Nations’ “The Oceans Conference.” The conference was designed to advance implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 to conserve and sustainably use our oceans, seas, and marine resources. And this obviously includes our shared goal of keeping plastics out of […]

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The global chemistry industry will be on the ground at Rio+20 — here’s why

World leaders are convening in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next week for the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 “Earth Summit” – the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The main priorities at Rio+20 are threefold – to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess progress made and where more work is needed, and, […]

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