Plastic (not so) Fantastic

Newscast

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Plastic (not so) Fantastic

Tuesday, 18 May

A closer look at the UK’s single-use plastic problem We dive into the UK’s use of single-use plastics. Where’s it coming from? Where’s it ending up? And what needs to change? We speak to our Science Editor, David Shukman and TV presenter Julia Bradbury, who wants us to dump the plastic… just not in Turkey. And Boris Johnson is continuing to urge caution when it comes to the Indian variant and says the government is keeping close tabs on cases in areas like Bolton and Bedford. We speak to Professor Anthony Harnden, Deputy Chair of the JCVI about vaccine hesitancy and if we’re still on track to for the next stage of lockdown easing. This episode of Newscast was made by Emma Close with Alix Pickles, Georgia Coan, Maz Ebtehaj, Emma Crowe and Rick Kelsey. The editor is Dino Sofos.
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