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Can forests solve apparel’s microplastics problem?

This week: Eduardo Rojas-Briales, forestry professor at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and a board member of PEFC, on the potential for forests to provide sustainable regenerative fibre for the apparel sector at scale, and why this could be a solution to be the microplastics pollution problem.

Plus: International Energy Agency calls for immediate end to fossil fuel development; Shell shareholders revolt backing tougher fossil fuel targets; 94% of Brazilian logging illegal says WWF; big soy companies accused of having deforestation in supply chains; big plastic companies keep growing capacity; and, Lidl’s carbon-neutral cheese, in the news digest.

Host: Ian Welsh

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