Van Jones:
The economic injustice of plastic

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch · 12:49 · Filmed Nov 2010
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When we throw away our plastic trash, where does it go? In this hard-hitting talk, Van Jones shows us how our throwaway culture hits poor people and poor countries "first and worst," with consequences we all share no matter where we live. Ho offers some ways to reclaim our planet from plastic garbage.

Social justice and green energy activist
Van Jones sees a clear link between soclal justice and green energy — and works for both. Full bio
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