Publications & Insight
New study by a consortium of journalists reveals the dangers of meaningless certifications and fictitious ‘offsetting’
As the EU continues to think about how to certify carbon removals, evidence mounts of the problems with offsets and forest certification in general.
EU anti-deforestation law – disappointment as policymakers prioritise trees over people
MEPs omit obligation to respect human rights in the final text of the EU Regulation on deforestation-free products.
Forests will fall if the energy crisis is used as a pretext to dismantle environmental rules
The Ukraine war and associated energy crisis are leading to calls to suspend environmental and participation protections, but doing so even ‘temporarily’ will open the natural world to lasting harm.
Forests at the climate conference COP27
The 27th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP27) included an historic breakthrough in establishing a new fund for Loss and Damage, but also a perceived lack of...