AY Young is a Musician, Producer, Activist, and a UN Youth Leader. AY sat down with PPC Co-Founder & CEO Dianna Cohen to discuss the power of individual small actions and how coming from a family of changemakers influenced him to use the power of art and music to bring awareness to important issues and drive change.
Does the movie or show you’re watching portray and help us visualize a world free of plastic pollution? The Begley-Cohen Test sheds light.
Global youth climate activists have teamed up with 5-time Grammy award–winning Blues musician, Keb’Mo’, and Plastic Pollution Coalition in a new music video to get “Louder” about their demands for urgent climate action. The video was launched today, just ahead of the Fridays for Future global climate strike on March 25.
In what is being heralded as a historic win for advocates working to tackle the plastic pollution crisis, parties to the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2) have agreed on a mandate to negotiate a legally binding treaty addressing the full life cycle of plastics, from production to disposal.
Today, environmental advocates with the #breakfreefromplastic movement met with a staff member from the U.S. Department of State to deliver 67,482 signatures calling for the United States to support a legally binding Global Plastics Treaty covering measures along the entire life cycle of plastic at the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) beginning next week.
Nearly 1,000 organizations have signed on to a call for the United Nations to ratify a new legally binding global instrument that covers plastic pollution across its entire life cycle—from extraction to disposal. These organizations represent civil society, indigenous peoples, workers and trade unions, and other organizations, as well as scientists from around the world.