Dr Geoff Brighty
Plastic Oceans UK
Understanding the Plastic Problem: the Key to Unlock the Solution
The explosion of awareness of ocean plastics, following our Foundation’s film A Plastic Ocean, and more recently Blue Planet 2, has led to a range of solutions being proposed – bans, circular economy, bioplastics etc. This issue is much more nuanced and complex that at first sight. The seminar will focus on defining the ‘plastic’ problem, so as to understand what the potential solutions.