Plastics Are Bad

The cumulative bad effects of plastics are often overlooked.

This is serious not only because of long term and worsening permanent effects on the environment but also direct effects on human health. Failure to recycle plastics and the enthusiastic support of the fossil fuel industry are issues that need to be addressed.

For 20 articles like this covering 20 different areas on the environment with over 2,500 references see


1-Plastic Is The New Coal


3-Effects of Plastic Pollution

4-How Acidification, Overfishing and Plastics Threaten the World’s Oceans

5-Microplastic pollution, a threat to marine ecosystem and human health: a short review

6-Plastic & Planet: How plastic pollution is destroying the planet?

7-When the Mermaids Cry: The Great Plastic Tide

8-The migratory routes of plastic

9-The Effects of Plastic Pollution on Human Health

10-The Effects of Plastic Pollution on the Environment

11-What is the environmental impact of producing plastic?

12-Why Are Plastics Bad?

13-Researchers find microplastics in Columbia River

14-Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists - Study calls for cap on production and release as pollution threatens global ecosystems upon which life depends

15-How the fossil fuel industry is pushing plastics on the world

16-Plastic is a climate, health and social justice issue - Achieving systems change requires confronting the entire system.

17-Plastic Is a Global Health Crisis Hiding in Plain Sight

18-Reading up on plastics and climate change

19-Sowing a Plastic Planet: How Microplastics in Agrochemicals Are Affecting Our Soils, Our Food, and Our Future

20-Plastic leaching into farmer’s fields at alarming rate: new report

21-Exposure to environmental toxins may be root of rise in neurological disorders - Doctors warn exposure to omnipresent yet poorly understood chemicals such as microplastics could play a role in dementia





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published this page in Blog 2021-12-23 12:34:26 -0800