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)
The EIA filed the first-ever complaint against a licensed High Conservation Value assessor. It is an ongoing part of EIA’s work to eliminate the poor, fraudulent and deficient environmental and social assessments and audits which often undermine Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) palm oil certifications
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has released a new Resolution on Refrigeration that demonstrates commitment of 400 companies to swiftly phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). This is a very positive announcment and gives Montreal Protocol negotiators confidence that the global business community supports HFC phase down.