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EU passes law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

EU passes law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

BRUSSELS/SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The European Union approved on Tuesday a new law aimed at preventing companies from selling on the European market coffee, beef, soybeans and other products linked to deforestation in the world. The law will require companies to produce a due diligence statement showing that their supply chains do not …

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Exclusive: US aims to sanction Brazilian loggers, adding teeth to fight against climate change

Exclusive: US aims to sanction Brazilian loggers, adding teeth to fight against climate change

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The United States is seeking to crack down on environmental criminals responsible for growing deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon, using sanctions such as the Magnitsky sanctions to fight climate change more aggressively, Reuters has been told. Reuters US sources and officials. The plan represents a major shift in Washington’s …

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