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Assentos de carro com couro ligados à destruição ilegal da floresta amazônica

Uma nova investigação da Agência de Investigação Ambiental (EIA), chamado “Desmatamento no assento dianteiro“, revelou como os assentos de couro utilizados por muitas das marcas mais emblemáticas de automóveis estão ligados ao desmatamento ilegal na Amazônia brasileira. Os investigadores da EIA analisaram documentos de transporte de gado do estado amazônico de Rondônia e realizaram entrevistas […]

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Dangerous Climate Pollutant Leaks Uncovered in NYC Supermarket Chain

New York City, NY – A new report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in partnership with the climate group 350NYC.org uncovers what appear to be significant emissions of super-pollutant greenhouse gases from the local NYC supermarket chain Gristedes. Invisible leaks of refrigerants from supermarket cooling systems are a major source of climate pollution. According […]

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The Biden Administration Must Denounce Violent Repression in Peru

In just one month since the Dina Boluarte government came to power, at least 48 civilians have been killed in the context of social protests, 41 of them as the result of wounds caused by gunfire. Human rights groups have sharply criticized Peruvian security forces, which appear to be responsible for most of the deaths, […]

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Leather car seats linked to illegal Amazon forest destruction

A new investigation by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Deforestation in the Driver’s Seat, reveals how leather seats used in many of the most iconic car brands are linked to illegal deforestation  in the Brazilian Amazon.  Investigators analyzed cattle transport documents from the Amazon state of Rondônia and conducted interviews and field research to document […]

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U.S. Proposes to Slash Super-Greenhouse Gases in New Refrigerators and Air Conditioners

Washington DC— Responding to a petition from EIA and others, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a proposed rulemaking to ban the use of many super-pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in new air conditioners, refrigeration as well as foams and aerosols. The estimated additional emission reductions of the rule are up to 903 million […]