The resumed fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly wrapped up on Wednesday with delegates adopting a resolution to pave the way for the establishment of a legally binding global treaty by 2024 to end plastic pollution. Xinhua News reports that more than 3,400 in-person and 1,500 virtual participants from 175 UN member states who attended the three-day global environment forum resolved to back legal tools that would revitalize action on the plastic menace.