A report has been published on the possibility of the 'Hothouse Earth' scenario, in which man-made climate change may result in irreversible tipping points and catastrophic environmental change. Collective action is required to prevent this including hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) management under the Kigali amendment.
The European Commission is to decide whether the EU will develop an Action Plan on deforestation and degradation – failure to act would mean the EU will be unable to deliver on its international commitments to halt deforestation by 2020, protect climate and biodiversity and to guarantee that human rights are respected
Together with Greenpeace, we relaunch our updated Cool Technologies database. Cool Technologies is an easy-to-use, routinely updated, searchable database of sustainable cooling and refrigeration systems from around the world created to help users, manufacturers and policy-makers move away from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
An updated interactive map of the global illegal trade in rhino horn depicts seizures and thefts of rhino horn as well as convictions relating to rhino horn trade worldwide from 2006 to September 2017, offering insights into a devastating criminal trade that continues to fuel the large-scale slaughter of rhinos
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Earlier this week, a physical assault on an environmental activist in the forests of Romania marked the latest in a string of such attacks around the world and further highlights the need for government authorities to take meaningful enforcement action in response