Environmental offsetting enables a company, country or individual to be legally or morally allowed to pollute or otherwise damage the environment as long as they pay someone else somewhere else to attempt to compensate for some or all of the negative consequences.
Export Credit Agencies, commonly known as ECAs, are public agencies and entities that provide government-backed loans, guarantees and insurance to corporations from their home country seeking to do business overseas in developing countries and emerging markets that are considered too risky (comme
Carbon trading is the process of buying and selling permits and credits to emit carbon dioxide. It has been a central pillar of the EU’s efforts to slow climate change. The world’s biggest carbon trading system is the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).
Last Friday (December 7) I arrived in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s capital, to work with Fern’s longstanding partner, the Centre for Environment and Development (CED).
Fern welcomes a new report from the European Parliament (EP) on “natural resource management, the case of forests”.
The human rights situation in the Philippines is deteriorating.
Fern is deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the death of our dear friend and colleague Isaac Tchikaya, focal point for the CSO platform for sustainable management of forests (PGDF) in the Kouilou region, in the Republic of Congo.