The reduction of global methane emissions is critical to keeping global heating within 1.5°C and preventing climate tipping points from irreversibly changing the planet’s climate system. Without mitigation, methane emissions from all three sectors are projected to continue to increase steadily, by up to 150 per cent of 2010 emissions in 2100.
Frontline communities defending their rights and rainforests against the onslaught of extractives in Brazil, DRC, and Indonesia.
EIA is urging significant investment in the ozone treaty, which can secure substantial additional greenhouse gas emission reductions in the near future. A new briefing “Meeting the Moment: Securing the Montreal Protocol’s Legacy in this Decisive Decade for Climate Action” analyses and provides recommendations on a variety of issues on the agenda for MOP35.
Using cutting-edge infrared detection equipment, EIA investigators detected high levels of fluorinated gas (F-gas) emissions at the fencelines of two production facilities in the U.S. operated by Honeywell and Chemours. Several potent greenhouse gases identified in the report have not been declared in recent years of greenhouse gas reporting to the EPA.
Iceland’s last whaler has sought to justify the killing of endangered fin whales by claiming their slaughter will help Iceland achieve its climate goals. In this briefing, EIA’s Ocean experts debunk his spurious assertions and call on the Government of Iceland to finally institute a permanent ban on all commercial whaling.
This briefing provides a history and overview of the issue of the illegal trade of substances controlled under the Montreal Protocol including CFCs, HCFCs, and HFCs.