- STATEMENT: China’s Voluntary Guidelines Not Enough to Stop Illegal Timber Trade
In this statement, EIA commends China's State Forestry Administration’s increased attention to the globally important issue of the illegal timber trade, and its increasingly consultative approach to policy development. However, EIA believes another round...
- Putting the Freeze on HFCs
- Mozambique: Diminishing the Effectiveness of CITES Rhinos and Elephant Protections
Two-page summary of how Mozambique has consistently failed to live up to its obligations under the CITES, which is designed to protect creatures such as rhinoceroses and elephants.
- 2014: A Year of Action on HFCs
- LETTER: EIA Signs Letter Petitioning Peruvian President to Reject Economic Policy
Over 100 international organizations have signed a letter to Peruvian President Ollanta Humala asking that he withdraw support for legislation, passed July 3 by the Peruvian Congress...
- The Ongoing Illegal Logging Crisis In Madagascar
- Rosewood and the Illegal Logging Crisis in Belize
- LETTER: EIA Signs Letter for Comprehensive Land Use Planning
In this sign-on letter, EIA, with 54 international and regional organizations, calls on the ADP to take a comprehensive land-use planning approach to create a global climate agreement that effectively addresses emissions...
- Consumer Goods Forum Briefing
- The Open Door: Japan’s Continuing Failure to Prevent Imports of Illegal Russian Timber
In recent years, Japan has been the subject of increasing scrutiny regarding timber imports from tropical forested countries, the legality of which has at times been questioned by environmental groups. However, Japan’s imports of timber...
- Lacey Act FAQ
- Putting the Freeze on HFCs: A Digest (Mandarin)
- Blood e-Commerce: Rakuten’s profits from the slaughter of elephants and whales
The Rakuten Group, via its wholly owned Japanese subsidiary Rakuten Ichiba (www.global.rakuten.com/en), is the world’s largest online trader in elephant ivory and whale products...
- A Call to Action on HFCs: COP 19
- MEMO: Walmart and HFCs - Letter to EIA from Walmart
Memo: Walmart and HFCs - Letter to EIA from Walmart...
- Toxic Catch
- Wheels in Motion: Towards an international phase-down of HFCs
In a year that has seen concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide pass the 400ppm mark and the world’s scientific community issue its starkest warning yet that human activities will result in far-reaching disruption...
- The Dirty Dozen: How your local supermarket is killing the climate
Supermarkets in the United States emit large amounts of potent greenhouse gases known as HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), which are widely used in commercial refrigeration and air-conditioning. A dozen of the largest...
- Liquidating the Forests
- STATEMENT: Sierra Club Statement on New Evidence of Illegal Logging and Trade
Today, the Environmental Investigation Agency is presenting striking new evidence demonstrating the extent and complexity of the illegal timber trade, and the continued need to address this urgent problem. Illegal logging and trade...
- Liquidating the Forests
- LETTER: To SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son
- Lacey Act Testimony of EIA Executive Director Alexander von Bismarck
On July 17, 2013 EIA's Executive Director delivered the below testimony during the Natural Resource Committee's Oversight Hearing on "Why Should U.S. Citizens Have to Comply with Foreign Laws?" In the testimony, he discusses EIA's experience...
- Stage 2 HPMPs: Must Maximize Climate and Energy Benefits
At its 53rd and 54th meetings, the Executive Committee (ExCom) decided that all HPMPs should capture the spirit of decision XIX/6 and address the benefits for the climate when looking at alternatives...
- Two Billion Tonne Climate Bomb