Center for International Environmental Law

Type: Organization
Name: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

AUWCL Mourns the Loss of Former Dean Fred Anderson

- American University Washington College of Law today remembers former dean Fred Anderson, who passed away Monday morning, July 14. Fred was dean of Washington College of Law from 1985-88. He was a renowned environmental law professor who made significant ... [Published Washington College of Law - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fred Anderson, First ELI President, Passes

It is with great sadness that the Environmental Law Institute acknowledges the death of Fred Anderson, the first President of ELI. Fred was an acclaimed NGO President, Law Dean, and novelist. From 1970-1980, Fred served as the first Editor-in-Chief of ... [Published Environmental Law Institute - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

endangered Afrormosia tree

CITES failing to adequately protect For Immediate ReleaseJuly 14, 2014Media Contacts:Geneva - International trade in Afrormosia wood should be suspended and a drastic improvement in enforcement is required if the species is not to remain at great risk ... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

which would enable a Toxic Partnership on both sides of the Atlantic

Chemicals Program TTIP crosses the line on toxic chemicals for 111 NGOs For Immediate ReleaseJuly 10, 2014Contacts:Amanda Kistler, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL): akistler@ciel.org , (+1 202 742 5832)Michael Haines, ClientEarth: ... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Holding Greenpeace Accountable

Fossil fuel and insurance company executives “could face personal liability for funding climate denialism and opposing policies to fight climate change,” Greenpeace recently warned several corporations. In a letter co-signed by WWF International and the ... [Published Town Hall - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Baskut Tuncak as UN Special Rapporteur

Chemicals Program Statement on Appointment of on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes For Immediate ReleaseJune 30, 2014Geneva, Switzerland -- The Center for International ... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

IISD RS @ UNEA-1 Side Events | Coverage on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 | Nairobi, Kenya

Stomach contents of Laysan Albatross chick laid out by environmental artist Cynthia Vanderlip. The artworkis made possible by UNEP Global Programme of Action, UNEP Global Partnership onMarine Litter and Kure Attoll Conservancy, US, to raise awareness ... [Published IISD - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of political will 'one of the most important challenges facing international environmental law'

The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), a new forum of all nations including environment ministers, business leaders and civil society, is holding a four day meeting in Nairobi starting June 23 to work on ways to promote greener economic growth.DW: This drive ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

IISD RS @ GMGSF-15, Highlights for Sunday, 22 June 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

Presentation on illegal trade in wildlife and timber by Neville Ash, UNEP L-R: Kenneth Ochoa, University of El Bosque, speaking with Maryam-Niamir Fuller, KavehZahedi, and Alexander Juras, UNEP L-R: Daniel Magraw, Center for International Environmental ... [Published IISD - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.N. enlists legal help to crack down on environmental crime

By By | Reuters  –By Alister DoyleOSLO (Reuters) - The United Nations will seek ways to toughen environmental laws this week to crack down on everything from illegal trade in wildlife to mercury poisoning and hazardous waste.The U.N. Environment Assembly ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 22 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 2 reports

Who pays the bill for climate denialism?

Greenpeace International, along with WWF International and the Centre for International Environmental Law, sent letters to major insurance firms and 35 fossil fuel and other carbon major companies today, asking whether they believed that company ... [Published Greenpeace news - May 28 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 1 reports

178 Groups Demand Answers About TTIP’s Climate Impact

EcoWatch: Will the U.S. and Europe consider the climate and environment during their next round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations? Nearly 200 civil society organizations hope so, and wrote about their concerns in a ... [Published Water Conserve: News - May 14 2014]

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...plans to remain at CIEL in completing this role, and will take all necessary steps to ensure independence in the implementation of the mandate. "We are excited to continue working with Baskut in this new capacity and to support him in the successful fulfillment of this vital mandate" said David Azoulay, Managing Attorney for CIEL's Geneva office
Carroll Muffett: "CITES is a testament to how we can solve problems if we work at them together"
About 100 other nations including China and most industrialised states have signed - a declaration of intent to formally ratify the pact. "We anticipate to have the minimum 50 ratifications in two and a half years" Steiner said. "That would be a very fast process."
Similarly, fossil fuel company directors should be asking themselves: "will my insurer pay the bill for my climate denialism, or is my own house on the line here?"

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AUWCL Mourns the Loss of Former Dean Fred Anderson [Published Washington College of Law - Jul 18 2014]
Fred Anderson, First ELI President, Passes [Published Environmental Law Institute - Jul 16 2014]
endangered Afrormosia tree [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jul 14 2014]
which would enable a Toxic Partnership on both ... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jul 10 2014]
Holding Greenpeace Accountable [Published Town Hall - Jul 05 2014]
Baskut Tuncak as UN Special Rapporteur [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Jun 30 2014]
IISD RS @ UNEA-1 Side Events | Coverage on Wedn... [Published IISD - Jun 25 2014]
Lack of political will 'one of the most import... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jun 23 2014]
IISD RS @ GMGSF-15, Highlights for Sunday, 22 J... [Published IISD - Jun 22 2014]
U.N. enlists legal help to crack down on enviro... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 22 2014]
Panels on the Americas at Left Forum in New Yor... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - May 30 2014]
Who pays the bill for climate denialism? [Published Greenpeace news - May 28 2014]
Who pays the bill for climate denialism? [Published The Greenpeace weblog - May 28 2014]
178 Groups Demand Answers About TTIP’s Climate ... [Published Water Conserve: News - May 14 2014]
New Web Tool Aims to Help Indigenous Groups Pro... [Published The Borneo Project - Mar 21 2014]
Fact Sheet for Center for International Environ... [Published Able2Act - May 16 2006]
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Panels on the Americas at Left Forum in New Yor... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - May 30 2014]
If you are able to attend the Left Forum conference in New York City this weekend, you might be interested in these panels dealing with Latin America and the Caribbean or related subjects. For more information on the Left Forum and for schedule updates: ...
Who pays the bill for climate denialism? [Published Greenpeace news - May 28 2014]
Greenpeace International, along with WWF International and the Centre for International Environmental Law, sent letters to major insurance firms and 35 fossil fuel and other carbon major companies today, asking whether they believed that company ...
Who pays the bill for climate denialism? [Published The Greenpeace weblog - May 28 2014]
Greenpeace International, along with WWF International and the Centre for International Environmental Law, sent letters to major insurance firms and 35 fossil fuel and other carbon major companies today, asking whether they believed that company ...
178 Groups Demand Answers About TTIP’s Climate ... [Published Water Conserve: News - May 14 2014]
EcoWatch: Will the U.S. and Europe consider the climate and environment during their next round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations? Nearly 200 civil society organizations hope so, and wrote about their concerns in a ...
New Web Tool Aims to Help Indigenous Groups Pro... [Published The Borneo Project - Mar 21 2014]
A new online tool called ForestDefender aims to help indigenous people understand and implement their rights in regard to forests. The database brings together vast amounts of legal information—both national and international—on over 50 countries. Read ...
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