Our report, Chilling Facts IV, reports that 344 stores in the UK have now transitioned to using climate-friendly, hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)-free refrigeration systems. This is a significant increase from 2008. However, the biggest retailer in the UK, Tesco, does not appear to be on track to meet its targets.
Prior to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in July 2012, conservation groups have released a report calling for a change in Denmark’s policy on whaling which has caused conflict with fellow European Union members in recent years
As the European Commission considers revisions to the F-Gas Regulation, the piece of legislation regulating hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a new report published today shows that HFCs can realistically be banned in most new cooling equipment in the European Union by 2020
An Indonesian oil palm plantation in which Norway has a financial stake paid Papuan tribal landowners as little as US$0.65 per hectare for their forestland. The report Clear-Cut Exploitation exposes woefully low payments by PT Henrison Inti Persada to marginalised Moi tribe clans for land and timber
The Icelandic newspaper Skessuhorn reported yesterday that it had “reliable evidence” fin whaling will begin again, after being shut down last summer due to the impacts of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Although Kristján Loftsson, director of Hvalur, would not confirm, the paper claimed it had evidence