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Statesman of the melting North: A conversation with Ólafur Grímsson

By Jamey Anderson

April 28, 2017
On the eve of the People’s Climate March, former president of Iceland Ólafur Grímsson discusses why the time for climate change action is now.
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Europe moves to restrict import of unsustainable palm oil

By Bruno Vander Velde

April 22, 2017
Earlier this month, the European Parliament passed a resolution aiming to limit the import of palm oil that has caused deforestation. The Parliament also called for new sustainability criteria for palm oil entering the European market.
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A big winner in the Paris Agreement: Forests

By Cassandra Kane

December 18, 2015
Countries sent a strong signal that they’re ready to take concrete steps to end deforestation.
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Climate action requires halting Europe’s unseen import: deforestation

By Jean-Philippe Palasi

September 20, 2015
The EU is missing a critical element in its climate plan: tackling emissions it generates outside its borders.
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