Tag: corruption

Tiger staring
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China Premier warned of tiger vow ‘mockery’

EIA has written a personal letter to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to warn him that significant failings within a key state department in China are making a mockery of his pledge at Global Tiger Forum in St Petersburg, Russia, to “vigorously combat poaching, trade and smuggling of tiger products”

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EU moves to ban fake carbon credits

The EIA has welcomed a European Member State vote to end the corrupt global trade in fake HFC-23 carbon credits. A European Commission proposal to ban the use of HFC-23 and N2O credits in Phase III of the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) – which runs from 2013-20 – was approved by the Climate Change Committee

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EU ban on illegal timber is passed

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for legislation to ban illegally logged timber and wood products from all EU territories. London-based campaigning group the EIA has been at the forefront of efforts to curb illegal logging and timber smuggling for more than a decade and enthusiastically welcomed the new law