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World Rhino Day 2022

CITES Must Take Action to Protect Rhinos   The latest data on rhino populations, poaching, and rhino horn trafficking are in, and while there are some bright spots of good news, the dramatic reduction in white rhino numbers puts Africa’s rhino poaching crisis in stark perspective. First, the good news. Critically Endangered black rhinos are […]

Press Release

U.S. SENATE VOTES TO RATIFY KIGALI AMENDMENT

U.S. Joins 137 other Nations in the Global Agreement to Phase-down HFCs Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate voted to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, a global agreement to phase down powerful climate-polluting hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. HFCs are synthetic chemicals used primarily in cooling, thousands of times more potent than CO2. […]

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European Parliament Biomass RED Vote Reaction Statement

The European parliament today passed a new amendment on biomass that establishes a phase down of harmful subsidies for the burning of whole trees – the type of woody biomass that has the most negative impact on climate and forest biodiversity – for energy. But the devil is in the details. The parliament didn’t set […]

Letters

EIA Comments on NOAA Draft Climate Science Regional Action Plan

EIA submits public comments on NOAA’s draft Gulf of Alaska Climate Science Regional Action Plan for 2022-24. These comments specifically address NOAA’s role to investigate current health status, reduce anthropogenic threats, and increase protection measures for critically endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales in order to promote future recovery for this highly depleted population. Download the […]

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EIA Briefing to OEWG44: Fighting Fit

EIA briefing to the 44th Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol As Parties convene in person for the first time in more than two years, ensuring the continued successful implementation of the Montreal Protocol must include a modernisation of its institutions and increased investment in its future. The treaty has played […]