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Scientists urge endorsement of California Tropical Forest Standard

Earth Innovation Institute is coordinating this letter from Scientists in Support of the California Tropical Forest Standard. It will be submitted to the California Air Resources Board in advance of a September 19 public meeting to consider ...

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Amazon fires: What we know and what we can do

The fires now burning in Brazil’s Amazon, which have prompted international outcry, are a classic example of a “chronic emergency”. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, after casting blame for the fires on international NGO’s, acknowledged ...

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In wake of new IPCC report, time for California to endorse Tropical Forest Standard

This op-ed originally appeared in CalMatters under the headline "How California can fight climate change by helping to save tropical forests." California can expect longer fire seasons, more severe droughts and heatwaves, eroding coastlines, ...

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When your road is a river: Helping Colombia’s indigenous communities go renewable

My father loved nature. He had a deep affection for landscapes and trees, and he loved sharing that affection with his kids, getting in the car for drives and pointing out this mountain or that species of palm. But he was also very sensitive to ...

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Ten Ways for the Next American President to Lead on Climate and Forests

By Jonah Busch, PhD, Chief Economist, EII; and Daniel Nepstad, PhD, Executive Director and Senior Scientist, EII The president that American voters elect in 2020 must rise to the challenge of climate change. Given the stakes – from ...

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