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Three UK scientists, Tamara Galloway, Richard Thompson, and Penelope Lindeque were awarded the Volvo Environment Prize 2022 for alerting the world to ocean microplastics. The prize event featured a Jury Citation, a session on how to stop plastic pollution, an award ceremony, and entertainment.
November 29, 2022
The crucial role of science and technology in the green transformation
Niklas Gustafsson, Secretary of the Volvo Environment Prize Foundation talks to Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group President and CEO
“You need to be a world-class scientist”
Video about the award and scientific requirements
Premiere of the film “Plastic Ocean” – about the laureates and their research
(in two parts)
Dr Sybille van den Hove, member of the Prize Jury and Professor Thomas Elmqvist, member of the Scientific Committee explain
How can plastic pollution best be prevented?
A session with the 2022 years laureates Tamara Galloway, Richard Thompson and Penelope Lindeque with questions from PhD students andinput from from Matt Simon, author, Markus Horcher, Borealis and Nivedha RM, TrashCon.
Remarks by H.E. Ms Judith Gough, His Majesty’s Ambassador to Sweden
Musical entertainment by Amena Alsameai