A baby sea turtle that washed ashore in Boca Raton, Florida last week had 104 pieces of plastic in it stomach. The plastic products ranged from wrappers to balloons to bottle labels to twist ties used to cinch trash bags, as the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.
In this Our Changing Climate environmental video essay, We look at the environmental impact of plastic bags.
Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas and economy minister Peter Altmaier have called for closer global cooperation in key energy transition areas, such as green hydrogen, to help the world reach ambitious climate targets.
The Brazilian government has banned most land clearing for 60 days, in an attempt to stop the fires which have devastated parts of the Amazon rainforest.