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European Parliament’s TTIP Vote A Step Backward for Public Health

For Immediate Release July 8, 2015 Today, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution to clarify the Parliament’s expectations... Read More
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Credit Rating Agencies Miscalculating Climate Risks – Report Warns that Business as Usual Could Repeat Global Credit Crisis

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2015 Contact: Niranjali Amerasinghe, namerasinghe@ciel.org, 202.288.2204 Amanda Kistler, Communications Manager, akistler@ciel.org, 202.742.5832   Washington,... Read More
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A Historic Compromise – CIEL responds to Senate’s Fast Track vote

For immediate release: June 23, 2015 Washington, DC – Today, the US Senate passed a procedural motion on a... Read More
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Proposed Amendment to “Fast Track” Threatens to Derail US Climate Policy

A proposed new provision in the US Customs Bill has potentially severe implications for climate action both in the...
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Rethink the Development Model: Thoughts from the Catholic Church’s message for Latin America

There was a lot of expectation around Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment entitled “Laudato Si’” or “Praise Be...
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What’s food got to do with it?

In October, the Special Rapporteur on Right to Food Ms. Hilal Elver will present her report to the Human Rights Council, just...
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Publications

The Customs Bill: an unacceptable barrier to climate action (Policy Brief) (July 2015)

Global climate change poses the greatest environmental challenge humankind has ever faced. The window for responding to that challenge... Read More
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Bringing community perspectives to investor-state arbitration: the Pacific Rim case (CIEL/IIED/FESPAD) (June 2015)

With over 3,000 investment treaties worldwide and a growing number of investor-state arbitrations, the need and opportunities for bringing... Read More
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(Mis)Calculated Risk and Climate Change – Are Rating Agencies Repeating Credit Crisis Mistakes? (June 2015)

(Mis)Calculated Risk and Climate Change – Are Rating Agencies Repeating Credit Crisis Mistakes? demonstrates that by not adequately accounting for... Read More

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