The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic

The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic

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This week, the truth about “biodegradable plastic,” and new insights into how global warming might eventually make winters colder. Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow Sources: http://www.livescience.com/32233-how-environmentally-friendly-are-plastics.html http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/full/10.1021/es504258u http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/acs-mpl031815.php http://cen.acs.org/articles/93/web/2015/03/Biodegradable-Plastics-Dont-Live-Claims.html http://ei.cornell.edu/biodeg/ https://books.google.com/books?id=EMY9yvdduxcC&pg=PA58&lpg=PA58&dq=Transition-metal+salts+biodegradable&source=bl&ots=RrCqXyu4cr&sig=jslug4ECrrDig1-E3VdkHO_hh-o&hl=en&sa=X&ei=0EYQVbviFYS5ogTVwYGQBw&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=Transition-metal%20salts%20biodegradable&f=false http://phys.org/news/2015-03-plastics-biodegradable-dont.html http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/150290/ http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2015-03/pifc-aoo032015.php

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