G-20 Framework on Marine Plastic Waste  

Mains Paper 3 : Conservation, Environmental Pollution & Degradation, Eia |

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From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : G20

Mains level : Marine Plastic Waste


News

  • Group of 20 environment ministers agreed to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale.

About the Framework

  • The new framework is aimed at facilitating further concrete action on marine waste, though on a voluntary basis, after the G20 Hamburg Summit in Germany adopted the “G20 action plan on marine litter” in 2017.
  • Under the new framework, G20 members will promote a comprehensive life-cycle approach to prevent and reduce plastic litter discharge to the oceans through various measures and international cooperation.
  • They will also share best practices, promote innovation and boost scientific monitoring and analytical methodologies.

About G20

G20 – Comprehensive Notes

Waste Management – SWM Rules, EWM Rules, etc
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