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Cancel Eskom’s Application to Pollute Freely

Action | September 23, 2013 at 8:20

Now's your chance: tell the National Air Quality Officer to deny Eskom's free pollution ticket.

License to Kill?

Publication | February 24, 2014 at 8:08

This paper provides an estimate of the health damages and economic costs that would be avoided if Eskom was made to fully comply with the national air emission standards -- the very standards it is currently trying to bypass.

The Dirty Secret Behind Jeans

Feature story | December 2, 2010 at 12:22

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Greenpeace has some shocking insights into jeans production in two industry towns in the Guangdong province of China.

River Pollution Blocked

Image | January 12, 2012 at 11:35

Greenpeace activists seal off a discharge pipe from the Unilever-RFM compound in the Philippines. A recent investigation found that it discharges various toxic and persistent organic chemicals that flows directly into the Marikina River and...

Our Happy (Sp)ending

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 4, 2011

Throughout history different civilisations have used different stories to make sense of their place in the world. During medieval times it was the great chain of being: God at the top, below him the king, humans, animals, and so on.

Talking with Eskom about Our Advanced Energy [R]evolution

Blog entry by Melita Steele | August 19, 2011

In June this year, we unloaded five tons of coal on Eskom’s doorstep . We did this to highlight the fact that coal kills, and to publicly demand that Eskom clean up its act by stopping the construction of Kusile coal-fired power...

How to lose a foot on fieldwork

Blog entry by Zhong Yu - East Asia Action & Investigative Unit | July 20, 2011

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace China for over seven years and has witnessed some of the most devastating environmental disasters there from rapid glacier retreat on the Himalayas, the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to  last summer’s...

Waking up to the hidden costs

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 25, 2011

Recently I've been writting a lot about externalities, and how they contribute to a corporation's profitability. What I've neglected is the flip side: that just as corporations should pay the full costs of their activities, so to...

Facebook, let's commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 8, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

Shell Shocked

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | December 15, 2010

I think it's outrageous that Shell sponsors part of the environment section on the National Geographic website. What makes the situation even worse is that right beneath one of Shell's adverts on the page is National Geographic's...

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