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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 […]

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BEYOND WORDS

A Framework for Responsible Private Sector Action on Sustainable Cooling

Recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reporting shows the suite of government contributions to curb greenhouse gas emissions alone are not enough to put us on a path to limit warming to 1.5°C. Private sector investment and actions can make vital contributions to this effort and yet must be developed within a framework that […]

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Climate Polluter Alert for Community Ice Rinks

Comparing Natural vs. Synthetic Coolants in Canada

Has your community ice rink been told synthetic coolants like Opteon are “environmentally friendly?” Community ice rinks throughout North America are the targets of climate misinformation and greenwashing by companies seeking to profit by encouraging a switch to synthetic coolants which dramatically warm the planet and contain “forever chemicals.” Synthetic coolants, known as HFCs or […]

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Desmatamento no assento dianteiro

Pecuária ilegal, desmatamento da Amazônia e a indústria de couro para carros

A floresta amazônica no Brasil está sendo arrasada para fins de pecuária (em grande parte ilegal), com consequências terríveis para os povos indígenas e comunidades tradicionais, bem como para a biodiversidade e o clima global. Investigação da EIA revela a conexão entre assentos de couro para carros fabricados pela indústria automotiva global e o gado […]

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Deforestation in the Driver’s Seat

Illegal Cattle Ranching, Amazon Deforestation, and the Automotive Leather Industry

  The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is being razed for cattle ranching, much of it illegal, with dire consequences for indigenous peoples and traditional communities, biodiversity and the global climate. EIA’s investigation reveals the links between leather car seats for the global auto industry and cattle raised on illegally deforested land in the Brazilian Amazon. […]