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August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

The Death of World Heritage Sites

The future of priceless World Heritage sites depends on the immediate reduction of climate-change-inducing greenhouse-gas emissions, but many of the governments responsible for protecting these sites are failing to take strong climate action and are actively pursuing dirty energy projects.

April 12, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Aircraft Carbon Emissions

Plaintiffs, the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), bring this action against Defendants, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (collectively, “EPA”), for unreasonable delay under section 304 of the Clean Air Act.

March 14, 2016 | Blog Post

Who Protects the Protectors like Berta Cáceres?

The brutal murder of Honduran indigenous and land rights defender Berta Cáceres brings into focus the dangers that activists face worldwide. (Spanish language version available.)

March 4, 2016 | Blog Post

Airplanes to Fly Fancy-Free Under Weak Global Carbon Rule

Airplanes could generate 43 gigatonnes of planet-warming pollution between 2016 and 2050—consuming almost 5 percent of the world’s remaining carbon budget—and the UN is letting the industry get away with it.

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