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Australia plans to weaken ban on illegal timber imports – “Australian consumers should not become the unwitting accomplices of forest crime”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 Melbourne – The Australian Government released a controversial plan to weaken the Illegal... Read More

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UN Spotlight on Impacts of Argentina’s Vaca Muerta Fracking Project on Indigenous Rights and Climate Change

Groups challenge unconventional fossil fuel extraction in Vaca Muerta megaproject FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2017 (Buenos Aires/Neuquén/Geneva –... Read More

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Historic vote: the EU Parliament rejects Commission’s criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals, stands up for EU health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017 Strasbourg – Today, the EU Parliament rejected the illegal criteria proposed by the... Read More

Blog

Industry Conflict of Interest Jeopardizes Regulation of Toxic PFOA

On October 17-20, the Stockholm Convention’s Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee will meet in Rome, Italy. Among other priorities,...

Blog

Little Transparency After Three Rounds of NAFTA Renegotiations

Negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the United States met behind closed doors for the third round of NAFTA renegotiations...

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GCF: Don’t Gag Civil Society. Public Participation is not a Check-the-Box Exercise.

The last meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund was markedly less transparent and raised yet more...

Publications

Fueling Plastics: Series examines deep linkages between the fossil fuels and plastics industries, and the products they produce

Launched on September 20th, 2017, Fueling Plastics, an ongoing investigative series, examining the deep linkages between the fossil fuels... Read More

Publications

CETA Threatens EU and Members States’ Ability to Effectively Regulate the Dangers of Pesticides (July 2017)

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is an agreement between the EU, its Member States, and Canada.... Read More

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Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights

Recommendations for the Negotiations of the Paris Rule Book (Español abajo) The adoption and the rapid entry into force... Read More

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