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F-Gases at the Fenceline

Exposing The Fluorochemical Production Sector’s Undisclosed Emissions

EIA investigators detected emissions of substances that pose serious concerns for human health and the environment at the fencelines of major fluorochemical production facilities in the United States.

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Investing in the Montreal Protocol to Tackle the Climate Crisis

EIA Briefing to the 45th Open-Ended Working Group of the Montreal Protocol, 3-7 July, 2023

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), “deep, rapid and sustained reductions” of fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) alongside rapid reductions of CO2 emissions are needed if we are to have any chance of limiting warming to 1.5°C or even 2°C. Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS – CFCs, halons, HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are […]

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Crime and Crime Again

The long-standing illegal trade in substances controlled under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

EIA has been investigating and documenting the illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since the mid-1990s, providing unprecedented insights into the dynamics of this multi-million dollar environmental crime, including the shifting smuggling routes and methods used to evade detection. This briefing describes the long history of illegal ODS trade and, more, recently hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). It […]

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2022 Impact Snapshot

The Environmental Investigation Agency had another banner year in 2022. Our campaigns continue to be at the forefront of regulatory impact, community partnership, and awareness building, through our foundations of quality research, amplification of local environmental defenders, and consistent coverage in top-tier media. EIA’s tireless efforts to protect the environment and expose the factors that […]