"Indeed, the near- and long-term health benefits of cleaner and more efficient energy use are one of the best co-benefits of tackling climate change, as we will lead healthier and longer lives."
According to recent estimates, over 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans every year.
1.6 billion tons of food worth around $1.2 trillion are lost or wasted every year and the problem is only getting worse.
The decision came after a federal appeals court sided with green groups that sought to block the "irresponsible and dangerous" policy.
Contrary to some environmentalists’ fears, putting a price on natural resources has encouraged decision-makers to recognize that natural capital is finite.
Over the past century it has become increasingly hard to protect the parks from impacts of human activities outside their boundaries.
"It is the duty of each one of us, to ensure that the quest for material prosperity does not compromise our environment."
"We hope that the U.S. can reduce and manage hazardous waste and other waste of its own and take up more duties and obligations."
We must deal with the problem of plastic pollution – before it's too late.