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United Nations Global Outlook Report Press Coverage

The UNEP Global Chemicals Outlook was launched on Sept. 5th, with press conferences in Nairobi, Mexico City, Geneva and New York. TURI Policy Program Manager Rachel Massey presented at the New York press conference. The story appeared in more than a thousand news outlets, with coverage in English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Chinese. 

The Global Chemicals Outlook examines global trends in chemical production, use, and disposal, and identifies opportunities to reduce risks to human health and the environment. It highlights the economic burdens that can be caused by preventable chemical exposures, and explores the economic benefits of green chemistry, toxics use reduction and other innovative approaches to chemical management. 

Rachel Massey is quoted in a number of articles:

USA Today (USA): U.N.: Chemicals damaging health and environment (AFP)

Guardian (UK): Pesticides could cost sub-Saharan Africa $90bn in illness bill, UN warns

Philstar.com: The Filipino Global Community

Vancouver Sun (Canada): UN report says chemicals damaging health and environment, especially in poorer nations

Montreal Gazette (Canada): UN report says chemicals damaging health and environment, especially in poorer nations

Edmonton Journal (Canada): UN report says chemicals damaging health and environment, especially in poorer nations

Philippine Star (Philippines): UN says chemicals damaging health and environment

Star Online (UK): Pesticide sickness 'could cost $90bn'

News24: UN says chemicals damaging health (AP)

WSLS10: UN says chemicals damaging health and environment (AP)

Sci-Tech: UN Says Chemicals Damaging Health and Environment

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