Why Rubber Must be Kept in the EU’s Anti-Deforestation Law

Why Rubber Must be Kept in the EU’s Anti-Deforestation Law

Mighty Earth is deeply concerned that natural rubber has been excluded from the European Commission’s forthcoming anti-deforestation law to tackle EU-driven deforestation and ecosystem loss. Due for release in December 2021, the EC’s proposed new supply chain anti-deforestation law will apply to a list of key Forest and Ecosystem Risk Commodities (FERCs) – which until recently was anticipated would cover key known forest-risk commodities[1], including natural rubber.


Progress on Climate – Sumitomo Pulling Out of Australian Coal Mine

Tokyo. Mighty Earth praises Sumitomo Corporation’s recent announcement it would sell its stake in the Rolleston thermal coal mine in Queensland, Australia.