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Just Zero Condemns UN for Fossil Fuel Industry Influence on Global Plastics Treaty

As delegates prepare for the second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop a Global Plastics Treaty, Just Zero denounces the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for allowing the fossil fuel industry to undermine the treaty negotiations process.

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