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Team EIA runs all the way to marathon finish in Brighton!

In the aftermath of the Brighton Marathon, we caught up with our amazing runners to ask about their motivations and thoughts on race day, as well as how it felt crossing the finish line after a gruelling 26.2 miles!   What are your thoughts on the marathon? “It was a real mixture of pleasure and […]

In the running to help EIA fight environmental crime!

Today’s guest blog is by two energetic souls tackling the Brighton Marathon 2014 for EIA! In less than a month, EIA campaigner Jill Thomson and supporter Adam Lee will pound the pavements to raise funds for the important work we do. Both been working through a tough training schedule and here they tell us how […]

Major win for the climate as door closes on HFC-23

In a major win for the climate, the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) – the world’s leading voluntary greenhouse gas program – has announced it will be turning its back on the super greenhouse gas HFC-23. The move acknowledges progress under the Montreal Protocol, G20 and other bilateral government discussions on the international regulation of hydrofluorocarbons […]

The Autumn 2013 issue of Investigator is now available

Welcome to the Autumn 2013 issue of EIA’s bi-annual newsletter Investigator, giving you an overview of our key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features: • The cool technology revolution that’s easier on the climate – and energy bills! • Wild tigers don’t have the time for China’s conflicting policies • Mercury […]

It’s all heating up in the fight against climate change!

It’s a hectic time of year for EIA’s Global Environment team and this week we’ve all been in Brussels – even by our usual standards, it’s been a busy few days! On Monday, at the quarterly meeting of EU Climate and Environment Ministers in Brussels, climate champion Denmark rallied support from a further five EU […]

Six EU members keep doors open to banned carbon credits

Press release issued jointly by Carbon Market Watch and EIA:   Brussels, 14 October 2013. At today’s meeting of EU Environment Ministers, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Poland and Spain refused to extend the EU-ETS ban on industrial gas offset credits to their national greenhouse gas reduction targets, prompting concern that some EU Member States are […]

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