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  • Weigh-Less for Carbon Addicts

    Blogpost by Michael Baillie - December 6, 2010 at 12:20

    If you are fat, most people would say you should probably go on diet. Cut down on what’s causing your love handles and that bloated beer belly. The same thinking, it seems, applies to climate change: having gorged ourselves on the bad stuff — fossil... Read more >

  • My thoughts on the Human Banner

    Blogpost by Stephanie Harel - December 6, 2010 at 8:17

    By Stephanie Harel, volunteer with Greenpeace Africa

    In addition to the hallmark colour of Greenpeace, 2 additional hues accompanied the Green movement today – a Blue sky and Yellow volunteers. En route to paint our message, I was reminded that co... Read more >

  • Avoiding the Issue?

    Blogpost by Dianne McAlpine - September 30, 2010 at 13:37

    Have you ever avoided a certain set of robots or a particular route, just to avoid someone trying to sell you something on the side of the road? I know I have. Sometimes the guilt is just too much, and as I sit in my car listening to music, stressing ... Read more >

  • You say you want a [R]evolution...

    Blogpost by bex - September 11, 2010 at 15:38

    We're looking for people from all over the world to send a message to President Obama that we support his dream of a clean energy revolution. How? By singing. Juliette explains, on Greenpeace International's Climate Rescue blog:

    Sing along with Green... Read more >

  • Kumi Naidoo: Tar Sands: is this the real Canada?

    Blogpost by bex - August 30, 2010 at 12:09

    Kumi Naidoo views the Tar Sands

    Greenpeace International's Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo, recently visited the tar sands of Northern Alberta, Canada. The tar sands are one of the largest remaining deposits of oil in the world. Developing the tar sands has created the biggest ind... Read more >

  • Still Life

    Blogpost by Dianne McAlpine - August 14, 2010 at 17:00 1 comment

    Painting a way back to nature

    On the 14th July, I received an email proposing a joint venture between an art gallery and Greenpeace Africa. The email suggested that an artist exhibiting there, Mr. Arie Vogelsang, intended to give all the proceeds fro... Read more >

  • South Africa, green jobs and the Energy [R]evolution

    Blogpost by bex - August 6, 2010 at 16:32 4 comments

    Would you like to find out how 78 000 sustainable green jobs can be created in South Africa over the next two decades?

    Back in January, we commissioned a report to assess the job creation potential if Greenpeace's Energy [R]evolution scenario - our vi... Read more >

  • Facebook Accepts King Coal's Friend Request... Again

    Blogpost by bex - August 6, 2010 at 12:01

    With almost half a million of its users now calling for Facebook to ditch dirty coal and go 100 per cent renewable, our friends over at Greenpeace International have an update on Facebook's connection to King Coal. Jodie Van Horn writes:

    Face... Read more >

  • Solar World Cup – tech specs

    Blogpost by Andrew - Greenpeace - July 11, 2010 at 18:17

    Wondering exactly how it all works? Here are some technical details.

    26 Solar panels – Converts sunlight to DC current

    2 Controllers – Manage the flow of electricity from the panels

    36 Batteries – Store the energy

    1 Inverter – Converts DC (dire... Read more >

  • Solar P.V.A

    Blogpost by tpeele - July 7, 2010 at 12:03

    The end is near for the 2010 FiFA World Cup in South Africa but for the people of Jericho it's the  beginning of new and clean energy in the form of Solar, Greenpeace powered 6 World Cup games using a solar system for the people of this rural village ... Read more >

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