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Caught REDD-handed!

Logging the Moratorium Zone in Indonesia’s REDD+ Pilot Province Yesterday, EIA and Telapak released a new briefing paper – Caught REDD Handed- exposing illegal deforestation in Indonesia. In summary, the briefing exposed how, on the very day Indonesia’s president signed a new moratorium on forest exploitation in areas of peatland and primary forest across Indonesia, […]

Tensions rise ahead of Friday’s critical HFC-23 vote

This year has certainly got off to a flying start, with all of last year’s campaigning on the HFC-23 issue about to come to a head. This Friday, European Countries will vote on a proposed regulation to ban the use of HFC and other industrial gas credits in Europe’s carbon markets from January 2013. If […]

A chance to stamp out bogus carbon credits

EU should put climate credibility ahead of harmful corporate greed   THE London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) will tomorrow (Wednesday) address key European politicians and policy-makers in a bid to help end the corrupt global trade in bogus HFC-23 carbon credits. EIA has been at the forefront of efforts to expose and halt the hugely […]

Massive investment in fake HFC carbon credits spurs Italian sabotage of EU ETS reform

EFFORTS to reform Europe’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) by restricting the use of phoney carbon credits from HFC-23 destruction and other industrial gas offsets are being opposed by Italy. Huge investments by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance and Italian companies have prompted Italy to defend the projects and its financial stake in an […]

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