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Plastic pollution is a complex and pervasive problem that poses significant environmental, economic, and public health challenges worldwide. While the Global Plastics Treaty can play a crucial role in addressing plastic pollution, they are unlikely to be effective on their own without simultaneous investment in alternatives. Examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

6. Plastic pollution is a complex and pervasive problem that poses significant environmental, economic, and public health challenges worldwide. While the Global Plastics Treaty can play a crucial role in addressing plastic pollution, they are unlikely to be effective on their own without simultaneous investment in alternatives. Examine. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Tough

Reference: The HinduInsights on India 

Why the question:

The Global Plastics Treaty, an ambitious initiative involving at least 175 United Nations member nations to eliminate the use of plastics, concluded its fourth round of negotiations recently.

Key Demand of the question: 

To write about the Global Plastics Treaty, its role in tackling plastic pollution and limitations associated.

Directive word:

Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must investigate the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving context.

Body:

First, write about the impact a global treaty on plastics and plastic pollution can have – It would establish international standards and regulations to reduce plastic waste and its environmental impact.

Next, write about the potential shortcomings on the above and need to invest in alternatives.

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing a way forward.