Plastisphere Ep.4: Plastic vs. the Climate?

Plastic pollution might be the most visible environmental issue we face today. But there are other kinds of pollution that are far harder to see. One of the most dangerous is the huge amount of greenhouse gases we emit into the atmosphere. In this episode, Anja explores the connections between plastic pollution and climate change. She talks to the ocean expert and publisher Nikolaus Gelpke, the youth activist Lilly Platt, the oceanographer Sarah-Jeanne Royer, and the climate expert Gunnar Luderer to understand whether plastic and climate are buddies or enemies. As with many relationships: It’s complicated.

Music: Dorian Roy and Blue Dot Sessions
Cover art: Maren von Stockhausen
Thanks to: Eleanor Platt, Ines Blaesius, Kathleen Mar, Sasha Chapman, Christian Schwägerl, Marcy Trent Long of Sustainable Asia, Melanie Bergmann, Laura Markley, Simon Hirsbrunner, Martin Wagner, Kennedy Bucci, Alicia Mateos, Sam Athey.

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