Environmental Pollution The Global Plastic Crisis; Trade Negotiations On Solid Waste Management International Development Studies: The essay should be based on any Development In Action podcast, or any E.A. podcast, or any podcast from the Global Development Primer podcast (excluding season introductions) which are available here: https://anchor.fm/robert-huish **If needed you can change topic as long as you listen to one of the other podcasts and follow below (podcast won’t upload with files) Develop a clear thesis statement. **UPDATE me on progress or changes** Explain how and why the issue is important for international development. Present a clear argument supported by reliable evidence. Critically analyze the development issue chosen. Include proper references and a bibliography of sources Essays will be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria: the development of a clear and convincing argument, use of reliable and relevant sources; logical organization of ideas; grammar and writing style; documentation and bibliography. The standard formatting requirements are: double-spaced and double-sided, 12 point Times New Roman font, one inch margins and no extra spaces between paragraphs. APA referencing and citation style for all references and bibliographies and should cite the page number(s) for any specific information or ideas from books and journal articles in addition to direct quotation use https://scholar.google.com/?oi=gsb&hl=en AND Trading in waste: Integrating sustainable development goals and environmental policies in trade negotiations toward enhanced solid waste management in Pacific Islands countries and territories Trisia Farrelly, Paul Schneider and Polly Stupples Criteria Introduction / Conclusion 100- 90 % The introduction clearly addresses the topic and the conclusion summarizes the paper well without being too repetitive. Thesis 100 – 90% A cunning argument that is clearly written and engaging to the reader. Content 100 – 90% The paper’s content relates well to the thesis. The content is relevant, engaging and innovative. References 100 – 90% An outstanding demonstration of research and engagement with peer review material.