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BASIC meetings outcomes

Press release | April 28, 2010 at 11:33

Cape Town, South Africa - As ministers from BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) closed their meeting today, Greenpeace welcomed their demand for a fair and legally binding deal to save the climate, but urged that far more detail on how...

A joint statement from Global Witness, Greenpeace, FERN,

Press release | April 6, 2010 at 10:14

Readiness Preparation Proposal for the Democratic Republic of Congo. A joint statement from Global Witness, Greenpeace, FERN, Rainforest Foundation Norway and Rainforest Foundation UK

Statement from Greenpeace Africa on The World Bank's Proposed $3.75 billion loan to Eskom

Press release | March 31, 2010 at 22:47

The World Bank board is expected to make a final decision on a proposed loan to Eskom in April 2010. The loan application consists of $260 million for renewable energy (100 MW wind and 100 MW concentrated solar power projects), $485 million for...

Nestlé drives rainforest destruction pushing orang-utans to brink of extinction

Press release | March 18, 2010 at 13:38

Jakarta, 18 March 2010 – Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in products like KitKat, pushing already endangered orang-utans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change, a new Greenpeace...

BASIC countries call for acceleration of UN climate Convention process

Press release | January 28, 2010 at 13:36

New Delhi, 25 January 2010 - Greenpeace welcomes the position taken by Ministers of the BASIC group of countries (Brazil, China, India and South Africa), who met yesterday in New Delhi, to continue negotiations on a fair and ambitious climate...

Ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China gather in New Delhi to discuss a...

Press release | January 26, 2010 at 13:45

New Delhi, São Paulo, Johannesburg and Beijing, January 18th, 2010 - Within a week, ministers from the four main emerging economies – Brazil, South Africa, India and China, will gather in New Delhi to discuss a joint strategy for the climate...

Greenpeace Africa demands renewable energy investment at NERSA hearings

Press release | January 26, 2010 at 13:40

Johannesburg, South Africa - Today Greenpeace Africa made a verbal submission in the Gauteng leg of the NERSA hearings on Eskom’s proposed tariff increase of 35% annually for the next three years.

An African Renaissance in Greenpeace

Press release | January 6, 2010 at 14:47

Greenpeace is pleased to announce the appointment of two prominent African activists into senior positions in the organisation, Kumi Naidoo as Executive Director of Greenpeace International, and Michelle Ndiaye Ntab as Executive Director of...

Historic opportunity to stop climate chaos squandered in Copenhagen

Press release | December 31, 2009 at 15:04

Copenhagen — Greenpeace strongly condemned the arrogance of the heads of state from the world's most powerful countries for presenting a "take it or leave" deal to the Copenhagen Climate Summit. Whilst en route to the airport they claimed the...

Greenpeace undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Press release | February 19, 2009 at 15:06

Electronic waste intended for recycling is being illegally exported from the United Kingdom to Nigeria disguised as second-hand goods, Greenpeace exposed in an undercover operation. Nigeria is just one of many destinations for the developed...

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