EESI – The Climate Consequences of Plastics

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to join us for a briefing series about the climate impacts of producing building materials, plastics, and food. Panelists will explain the upstream greenhouse gas emissions generated from the production of these materials and discuss solutions designed to reduce those emissions at scale.

Plastic production is expected to account for an increasing portion of global oil consumption and its resulting greenhouse gas emissions as plastics become more ubiquitous worldwide. Panelists will discuss findings from Beyond Plastics’ new report, The New Coal: Plastics and Climate Change; how emissions associated with plastic production affect communities across the country; and potential policy solutions.


Judith Enck

Former EPA Regional Administrator, President, Beyond Plastics, Visiting Professor, Bennington College


Jim Vallette

Co-Founder, President, Material Research L3C


Miriam Gordon

Policy Director at Upstream


Dec 09 2021


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)

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