1. Oil industry bet on rising plastic demand will not pay off, report suggests  The Irish News
  2. Oil industry placing risky bet on plastics: report  MSN Money
  3. Fossil fuel companies betting on plastic as their next big source of profits  Fast Company
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There is mounting pressure around the world to curb plastic waste.There is mounting pressure around the world to curb plastic waste.

Oil industry bet on rising plastic demand will not pay off, report suggests - The Irish News

Big oil producers are pinning their future growth on the world's insatiable appetite for plastic, researchers said Friday, in a "bet" on society's failure to tackle disposable consumption that risks stranding billions of dollars in petrochemical investments. The industry has faced increasingly urgent questions in recent months about whether "peak" oil demand has been reached, with the coronavirus pandemic leading to a dramatic drop in transport...

Oil industry placing risky bet on plastics: report

While the trend for investing in oil and gas industry has been downward for years, the pandemic has established it as a pretty garbage investment. The industry has set its hopes on plastic to turn the tide, but new research shows that’s a losing bet, too.While the trend for investing in oil and gas industry has been downward for years, the pandemic has established it as a pretty garbage investment. The industry has set its hopes on plastic to turn the tide, but new research shows that’s a losing bet, too.

The Beginning of the End of the Plastic Era Is Here