Take Action: Tell India to stop blocking a global endosulfan ban
The world’s biggest manufacturer and user of endosulfan—India—is standing in the way of a global ban of the pesticide. Next month, experts will consider adding this antiquated, persistent toxin to the list of chemicals targeted for phaseout under the “POPs treaty” (Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants). So far, Indian officials have done everything they can to block endosulfan’s listing and protect their chemical industry’s interests.
Tell the Indian government to support the global ban of endosulfan at next month’s meeting of experts. Jairam Ramesh, the Indian Minister of State for Environment and Forests, has the power to change his country’s position. Send him a letter today.