Kathinka Fürst
Kathinka Fürst
Dr Kathinka Fürst is a research manager and senior research scientist at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). Dr Fürst’s research focuses on multiple stakeholder environmental governance, with attention to the role of non-state actors. Currently, her research portfolio focuses on such processes as it relates to the management of plastics throughout the value chain in various countries in Asia. 

China is both a leader in global environmental governance and one of the world’s biggest plastic polluters, making its support on the plastic issue essential. The best way to get Beijing on board is to emphasise the positive alignments between its ambitious carbon neutrality goals and a strong international treaty.

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