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December 13, 2023

Toxic chemical emissions going unchecked due to emphasis on carbon, think-tank says

petrochemical plant with oil refinery
Toxic air emissions have been linked to increased rates of cancer, birth defects and other serious conditions (Photo: Mrzphotoproducer/Envato)

A new report says toxic emissions from the petrochemical industry should be met with the same reduction effort as carbon emissions

Toxic emissions from the European petrochemical industry are going unchecked as financial markets focus their efforts on carbon emissions, says think-tank Planet Tracker. 

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