When we saw an article from the BBC about Coca-Cola being a sponsor of the upcoming COP27 talks in Sharm el-Sheik in Egypt, we all had a lot of thoughts about this. So, the four of us sat down for a roundtable discussion about what this could mean, how activists are responding and connections to other environmental initiatives. Have a listen to our podcast!
If the player is not visible you can access the recording directly on Soundcloud.
Some of the other articles and reports mentioned in the recording can be found here:
- “From Blah, Blah, Blah to Blood, Blood, Blood” from the Intercept
- “NGO retracts ‘waste colonialsim’ report blaming Asian countries for plastic pollution” from the Guardian
- “9 Percent of Plastic Worldwide is Recycled, OECD Says” from Voice of America
- “Eveything you need to know about COP” from Global Witness
- “118 Private Jets Take Leaders to COP26 Climate Summit Burning Oer 1,000 Tons of CO2” from Forbes
- “Plastic waste from Western countries is poisoning Indonesia” from the World Economic Forum
- “Peduli Lingkungan, KFC Indonesia Luncurkan Sedotan Stainless Steel” from Solopos
- “Saudi Arabia win bid to host 2029 Asian Winter Games at desert megacity” from the Guardian
- “In A Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.” from the New York Times
- “This small town in Mexico is addicted to Coca-Cola. It also grapples with a deadly disease.” from SBS News