HFCs are used as refrigerant gases. They are very good at cooling our food, they are even better at warming the Earth. Some retailers accept their environmental responsibilities and invest in HFC-free systems, but others have yet to be convinced. For this reason energy efficiency is a focal point of this year’s report
Hard-fought battles that commenced years ago have come to a constructive and logical conclusion in the interests of sharks, manta rays and rosewoods. For Asian big cats, there was a good decision that will review of efforts to combat illegal trade and to end trade in parts and products of captive-bred tigers
We’re barely halfway through February and 2013 is already shaping up to be a tremendously busy year for EIA’s Global Environment Campaign, what with the ongoing review of the European Union’s F-Gas Regulation and some important milestones at international level.
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If 2012 has shown anything, it’s that we’re still small and that our concise reports anchored in hard documentary evidence – often obtained undercover in potentially dangerous circumstances – continue to give us the clout to punch well above our weight