“ECEAUH has identified the lack of waste disposal as one of Haiti’s most serious environmental concerns, and while it can aggravate climate impacts like floods when drains clog and back up, of equal concern are the cascading effects of plastic as it breaks down in the environment, entering the food chain and, according to some research, even contributing to greenhouse gas emissions.”
This is the considered view of Haitian Red Cross (HRC) Vice-President Claudine Joseph, a dedicated adviser to the Ensemble contre Changement Climatique dans un Environnement assaini dans L’Unité haitienne*.
The new environmental youth group coordinated by student leaders from the Université Espoir, the Université d’Etat d’Haiti, and the Calvary Chapel Foundation. Continue reading
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