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EIA during Covid-19

EIA During COVID-19 In light of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, EIA’s Washington D.C. office is currently closed and all staff are working from home. But our advocacy and investigative efforts continue in full force. EIA has always prided itself in its ability to be agile, to respond rapidly to shifting conditions, and to keep […]

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Preventing Illicit Trade In Nigeria’s Endangered Plant Species

Preventing Illicit Trade In Nigeria’s Endangered Plant Species Africa Program Coordinator, Kidan Araya’s speech transcript at the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA). Thank you again to HEDA for inviting me to speak today. In the spirit of keeping today’s discussion an exchange of ideas between Nigerian stakeholders and in full acknowledgement that I am […]

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Thirty Years After the Ivory Ban: Japan Still Threatens Africa’s Elephants

by Allan Thornton, President EIA Thirty years ago, in response to the massive killings of some 70,000 elephants a year, the Parties to CITES up-listed all African elephant populations to Appendix I, banning almost all international trade. Being at the Conference of the Parties for that particular moment – when the ban was announced – […]

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California’s New Plan to Reduce HFCs in Supermarkets

California’s New Plan to Reduce HFCs in Supermarkets Part one in a series on policy trends on eliminating HFCs, emerging from California. It’s not an exaggeration to say that California will reshape the U.S. cooling sector in the next decade. New regulations and incentives to reduce potent climate warming refrigerants – hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – will […]

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Bipartisan Bill Aims to Phase Down HFCs in the United States

On January 7, 2020 H.R. 5544 – American Innovation and Manufacturing Leadership Act (AIM Act) was introduced to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by four representatives – two Republicans and two Democrats – receiving bipartisan support in congress. The AIM Act, which parallels Senate Bill S.2754, will phase-down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in accordance with […]