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2019 Impact Report

2019 marked our thirtieth year of profound global impact, and what a year it was! From Yahoo! Japan banning the sale of ivory —culminating from a decade of unrelenting EIA pressure — and thereby eliminating a market that drove the slaughter of African elephants for years; to the launch of our Climate-Friendly Supermarkets website, celebrating […]

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Unchartered Territory: Funding Climate Action During a Pandemic

Unchartered Territory: Funding Ozone and Climate Protection During a Pandemic This week, Parties to the Montreal Protocol, renowned as the world’s most successful environmental treaty, came together remotely for their annual intersessional meeting, known as the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG). The Montreal Protocol has a vital role to play in addressing climate change, as it […]

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EIA Comments to OEWG-42

The Montreal Protocol has a vital role to play in addressing climate change as it becomes increasingly clear that we are currently not on the pathway to limit global temperature rise to below 1.5° Celsius. In these unprecedented times, this online meeting of the 42nd Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG-42), Parties will be considering several key […]

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World Refrigeration Day 2020

June 26th marks World Refrigeration Day, a global day recognizing the refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump sector. As we await a new refrigerated vaccine, live in a warmer world, and depend on cold chains to keep our food fresh and safe to eat, the importance of this sector cannot be overstated. Cooling is essential and […]

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Climate-friendly Supermarket Scorecard

Supermarkets Failing to Tackle Super Pollutant HFCs Washington D.C. — Today, EIA launched the Climate-friendly Supermarket Scorecard assessing the largest U.S. supermarkets on actions and commitments to reduce hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – potent greenhouse gases used in cooling. Although climate-friendly options are readily available, American supermarkets continue to rely mainly on HFCs with thousands of times […]

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Find an HFC-free Fridge: A Buyers Guide

First published in June 2020, Updated in June 2021 We are compiling a list of climate-friendly fridges available in the United States, where super pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are still used widely despite the availability of HFC-free alternatives. HFC-free fridges use a refrigerant, R-600a or isobutane. R-600a has a very low global warming potential (GWP) of […]