The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends Norway’s divestment of its pension fund’s shares in Malaysian logger Samling Global this week, but calls for a more comprehensive review of the fund’s wider investments of over $400 million in other controversial forestry and plantation companies
The Montreal Protocol's Executive Committee is meeting to discuss accelerating the phase-out of hydrofluorochlorocarbons (HCFCs), potent greenhouse gases used as refrigerants. This phase-out was previously agreed in 2007 and could result in nine billion tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions being prevented
Under the UN Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), credits for the destruction of hydrofluorocarbon-23 (HFC-23) have created an unwarranted market for the production of HFC-23. We urge 10 major UK businesses currently financing these projects to stop dealing in these flawed and environmentally detrimental offset credits.