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International Statement of Solidarity with Peruvian Indigenous Peoples During the Political Crisis

EIA joins 10 other organizations, all allies of the Peruvian Indigenous movement for decades, previously concerned about the COVID19 situation in the Peruvian Amazon and today alerted to the political situation in Peru, respectfully address public opinion and Peruvian authorities to state the following: (1) We are concerned with the situation of political instability in […]

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Letter to Peru President Vizcarra

Organizaciones de la sociedad civil piden al presidente Vizcarra luchar contra la impunidad y no dejarse engañar por empresa sentenciada por deforestar Tamshiyacu. Civil society organizations ask Peru’s President Vizcarra to act against impunity and not be fooled by the company sentenced for deforesting Tamshiyacu. National and international civil society organizations have asked the President […]

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World Rhino Day 2020: No Time for Complacency

By Taylor Tench, Policy Analyst Today marks the 10 years since the first World Rhino Day celebration on September 22, 2010. A lot has happened in the last decade. Back in 2010, conservationists were growing alarmed at what was then a new spike in rhino poaching. A total of 426 rhinos were reportedly poached in […]

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Can I be HFC-free? A Quest for Climate-friendly Cooling

  Blog post by EIA Climate Research Assistant, Kathrene GarciaWhen I talk about the work we do at EIA, I often mention how the climate-damaging chemicals our climate team fights to eliminate are in most household refrigerators. This typically leads to me scouring the inside wall of a friend’s fridge to find the label that […]

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Finding the Promise in Compromise: EIA Proposal to Jumpstart California HFC Reclaim

Last week EIA participated in California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) 6th workshop on proposed regulations to reduce emissions of super pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in cooling. The state’s rigorous process for proposing new regulations on HFC refrigerants has been ongoing for several years now and is in the final stretch. Opportunities for stakeholder engagement have […]