Rhiannon Moore is a researcher at Vancouver-based Ocean Wise, working in the Plastic Lab. Ocean Wise is a not-for-profit organization whose vision is a world in which oceans are healthy and flourishing.
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Plastic pollution and the climate crisis are symptoms of the same disease
As much as eight per cent of global oil goes directly to plastic production — an estimate that excludes the transportation of single-use plastics to global markets, the energy used to transport plastic to landfill, and the energy used to sort or recycle items, or incinerate them.