#Ban

  • Article: UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 21, 2019

    A UN rapporteur has warned that the London ban might be used elsewhere to suppress climate protests. Read more

  • Article: Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Any assembly of two or more people linked to the climate group is now illegal. Read more

  • Article: New York Approves Milestone Ban on Plastic Bags

    New York Approves Milestone Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    The multi-year fight over plastic bags has reached a milestone. Read more

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy|May 29, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious proposal of its kind in the world. Read more

  • Article: The Long-Awaited Ban on Plastic Microbeads in the UK Is Finally Here

    The Long-Awaited Ban on Plastic Microbeads in the UK Is Finally Here

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 9, 2018

    It’s one of the world’s toughest bans on the harmful microplastics. Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    Tiny beads = big problems. Read more

  • Article: Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM

    Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM

    By Meghan Werft|CHIME FOR CHANGE|July 13, 2017

    Globally, 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM. Read more