Sarah J. Morath

Sarah J. Morath

Sarah J. Morath is an associate professor at Wake Forest University.

A person in a boat next to an island of plastic pollution

Commentary: Plastic pollution is a global problem – here’s how to design a treaty to curb it

By: - March 4, 2022

Plastic pollution is accumulating worldwide, on land and in the oceans. According to one widely cited estimate, by 2025, 100 million to 250 million metric tons of plastic waste could enter the ocean each year. Another study commissioned by the World Economic Forum projects that without changes to current practices, there may be more plastic […]