Rabat - To please the COP officials in the expectation of the forthcoming United Nations conference on climate change (COP22), due to take place in Marrakesh from 8 to 17 November 2016, the Moroccan government precipitately decided to outlaw the very popular, useful but yet noxious plastic bags.

Plastic bags in Morocco
Dr Mohamed Chtatou is a professor at the University of Mohammed V in Rabat.