Events - Oceanic Plastic Pollution

Date and Time
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. (EST)
Location
Webinar

Breaking the Plastic Wave Across the Commonwealth

Hosted by the UK Government and Common Seas, this event will explore findings of two seminal publications on solutions to the plastics pollution crisis and discuss the relevance of these to the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance and our collective efforts to tackle marine plastics.

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EST)
Location
Webinar

Breaking the Plastic Wave Across the Commonwealth

Hosted by the UK Government and Common Seas, this event will explore findings of two seminal publications on solutions to the plastics pollution crisis and discuss the relevance of these to the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance and our collective efforts to tackle marine plastics.

Date and Time
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Oceans and Climate Conference

This entirely student-led conference aims to bring together students, practitioners, and faculty to collectively explore the links, trade-offs, and tensions at the nexus of climate change, oceans, and coastal ecosystems.

Date and Time
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Online Webinar

Single Use Plastic Products and Learnings from LCA - Webinar Series B - Part 1

The United Nations Environmental Programme life cycle team is currently progressing single-use plastic products work (UNEA4/Res 9) leading up to UNEA5. As part of this activity, UNEP is launching a webinar series running every Tuesday this October.

Date and Time
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (GMT)
Location
Online webinar

Single Use Plastic Products and Learnings from LCA - Webinar Series A - Part 1

The United Nations Environmental Programme life cycle team is currently progressing single-use plastic products work (UNEA4/Res 9) leading up to UNEA5. As part of this activity, UNEP is launching a webinar series running every Tuesday this October.

Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Location
Online webinar

20 Years of Government Responses to the Global Plastic Pollution Problem

The Nicholas Institute is hosting a pair of webinars to discuss the state of government policy responses to plastic pollution and a recent Duke University analysis of those responses.

Date and Time
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Virtual Ocean Dialogues

John Virdin, director of the Nicholas Institute's Ocean and Coastal Policy Program, will be among the panelists in a session hosted by WWF International called "Pollution Parallels: When Does Global Governance Work?". Virdin will discuss the findings of the Nicholas Institute's new report, 20 Years of Government Responses to the Global Plastic Pollution Problem.