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Don't mention Yucca Mountain

Blog entry by Justin | 31 October, 2008

Whenever he campaigns in Nevada, republican presidential candidate John McCain works hard to avoid any mention the state’s Yucca Mountain project. The nuclear waste repository is yet to be completed and is currently 20 years behind...

Energy Revolution 2008 - Executive Summary

Publication | 27 October, 2008 at 1:00

This is a 16 page summary of the report that provides a blueprint showing how to apply existing technologies to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, whilst allowing for an increase in energy consumption. The report is divided into 10 regional...

Energy Revolution 2008

Publication | 27 October, 2008 at 1:00

This report provides a blueprint showing how to apply existing technologies to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, whilst allowing for an increase in energy consumption. The report is divided into 10 regional reports, with a global summary. It...

Chemicals out of control

Topic | 3 October, 2008 at 17:12

Pirates blacklisted

Feature story | 3 October, 2008 at 2:00

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

Solar Generation V - 2008

Publication | 1 September, 2008 at 2:00

Solar Electricity for over One Billion People and 2 Million Jobs by 2020

Closing Time For Overfishing - Creating Pacific High Seas Marine Reserves

Publication | 21 May, 2008 at 2:00

Three distinct high seas areas exist within the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO), entirely bound by the exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of surrounding island nations. These high seas enclaves, colloquially known as “donut holes” or “high...

Freedom for the Seas: Now and for the Future

Publication | 1 March, 2008 at 1:00

It is clearer today than ever before that the threats to ocean life are growing and beyond the capacity of any one nation to address alone. While in the past, we primarily spoke of overfishing or destructive fishing and their impacts on ocean...

Black Holes in Deep Oceans Space: Closing the Legal Voids in High Seas Biodiversity...

Publication | 1 March, 2008 at 1:00

The challenges facing our oceans in the 21st Century require that the primacy of the concept of “Freedom for the Seas” (Libertas Mari) be restored. The international community must act now on its commitments to protect the marine environment, so...

EU renewables package a faltering step forward

Feature story | 23 January, 2008 at 16:02

The EU is pushing ahead with measures to boost adoption of renewable energy and cut carbon emissions. Although they still don't go far enough, they are a step in the right direction.

Solutions

Background | 14 January, 2008 at 14:28

We believe that manufacturers of electronic goods, who have benefited from sales of their products, should take responsibility for them from production through to the end of their lives. To prevent an e-waste crisis, manufacturers must design...

Renewable Energy and Climate Change

Publication | 5 November, 2007 at 1:00

It is a truism that we cannot continue forever consuming the earth’s finite energy resources. In the long term, the world’s energy system will be supplied completely by renewable energy sources. Unfortunately ‘in the long term’ isn’t good enough.

Greenpeace demands indefinite closure of Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery until...

Press release | 21 October, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace is demanding that governments close indefinitely the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery in response to overwhelming evidence of widespread illegal and unregulated over-fishing for tuna and the complete failure of the so-called ‘bluefin...

Working together - our partners in Paradise

Background | 9 October, 2007 at 15:19

Greenpeace is working with several non-government organisations (NGOs) and local groups on the eco-forestry initiative in Lake Murray. These groups include:

Greenpeace launches Forest Defenders Camp in Indonesia

Press release | 9 October, 2007 at 2:00

Jakarta, 9 October 2007 - Greenpeace today opened the ForestDefenders Camp (FDC) in Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, as part of its international effort to protect the world's remaining forests and the global climate prior to the Kyoto protocol...

European retail chain removes Pacific ‘stolen fish’ from supermarkets – Greenpeace...

Press release | 5 October, 2007 at 2:00

Tins of tuna sold by companies involved in pirate fishing have been withdrawn from sale by Austrian food discounter Norma, following revelations by Greenpeace of illegal fishing practices. The move came a week after Greenpeace Central & Eastern...

Seven years to end Amazon deforestation - Brazilian NGOs show how

Press release | 3 October, 2007 at 2:00

Nine non-governmental organisations, including Greenpeace, (1) today launched a proposal for a national agreement to end Amazon deforestation (2) at an event attended by the Brazilian Minister of Environment and State Governors. The proposal aims...

Greenpeace Briefing: China - taking action on climate change

Publication | 24 September, 2007 at 2:00

What China is doing in response to climate change?

Solar Generation IV

Publication | 3 September, 2007 at 2:00

Solar electricity for over one billion people and two million jobs by 2020.

Energy revolution investment

Press release | 6 July, 2007 at 20:12

Investing in a renewable electricity future will save 10 times the fuel costs of a 'business as usual' fossil-fuelled scenario, saving $180 billion USD annually and cut CO2 emissions in half by 2030, according to a joint report by Greenpeace and...

What folks are doing

Feature story | 6 July, 2007 at 2:00

Climate change is a big problem. There are lots of different solutions, and lots of people all working on them in their own ways. Today we're highlighting a few of the things people are doing to play their part.

Finally the inauguration!

Image | 6 July, 2007 at 2:00

Finally the inauguration!

Installation of the collectors on the roof

Image | 6 July, 2007 at 2:00

Installation of the collectors on the roof

Prepare the installation on the roof

Image | 26 June, 2007 at 20:13

Prepare the installation on the roof

Prepare copper plates and solder the pipes

Image | 26 June, 2007 at 20:01

Prepare copper plates and solder the pipes on to them

Prepare copper plates and solder the pipes

Image | 26 June, 2007 at 19:57

Prepare copper plates and solder the pipes on to them

Bend the pipes and prepare soldering

Image | 26 June, 2007 at 19:54

Bend the pipes and prepare soldering

Bend the pipes and prepare soldering

Image | 26 June, 2007 at 19:46

Bend the pipes and prepare soldering

Clean the absorber

Image | 26 June, 2007 at 2:00

Clean the absorber

Green my Apple bears fruit

Feature story | 31 May, 2007 at 2:00

This is the story of a very different kind of Greenpeace campaign. The story of a "people power victory." It's the story of the Greening of Apple.

ADB - Honour Kyoto!

Blog entry by MartinB | 4 May, 2007

So, back at the Kyoto International Conference Centre. I, Athena, Greenpeace International’s Asia climate campaigner, was here in December 1997. I was one of many, negotiating a historic agreement: The Kyoto Protocol . It still is...

A self

Image | 30 April, 2007 at 16:52

A self-construction collector installation the size of 164 square meters in Wildhaus, Switzerland shortly before completion (summer 2004).

Functionality of a solar thermal collector

Image | 30 April, 2007 at 16:02

Functionality of a solar thermal collector

Greenpeace Energy [R]evolution shows direction at climate crossroads

Press release | 30 April, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace today demanded that the world’s Governments take immediate action to revolutionise global energy production and use, in response to repeated warnings about catastrophic climate change from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

The incident sunlight is absorbed at 98%

Image | 30 April, 2007 at 2:00

The incident sunlight is absorbed at 98% and is transmitted as heat to the carrier liquid.

Assembly of a 32 squaremeter collector

Image | 30 April, 2007 at 2:00

Assembly of a 32 squaremeter collector-installation in Bergün Switzerland 2006.

Sillicon is the second most abundant element

Image | 27 April, 2007 at 19:48

Sillicon is the second most abundant element on earth. It’s the main component of solar cells.

The house as a system of energy

Image | 27 April, 2007 at 18:08

The house as a system of energy; including opportunities to produce local electricity and thermal power.

With the system “solrif“ the PV

Image | 26 April, 2007 at 19:45

With the system “solrif“ the PV-modules are roofing and energy-carrier in one. The modules get assembled directly to the roof-beams.

In the background

Image | 26 April, 2007 at 19:33

In the background, you can see the 111th YouthSolarProject solar installation (Summer 2005, 40 kWp).

Photovoltaic supplies eco

Image | 26 April, 2007 at 19:15

Photovoltaic supplies eco-friendly current without producing carbon dioxide (CO2).

The solar cell consists of a positive and

Image | 26 April, 2007 at 17:57

The solar cell consists of a positive and a negative silicon-layer. By solar irradiation the current of electrons is started to run.

Apprentices of Swisscom in front of their

Image | 25 April, 2007 at 19:51

Apprentices of Swisscom in front of their 8.5 kWp-plant on the roof of Swisscom-building in Zürich, Switzerland (April 2005)

Summer 2005: working on a 40 kWp

Image | 25 April, 2007 at 2:00

Summer 2005: working on a 40 kWp-installation in Vazerol, Switzerland

World Bank challenged to fund the energy revolution and halt forest destruction

Press release | 13 April, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace International today accused the World Bank of hypocrisy and challenged the Bank at its spring meeting to put their money where its mouth is and stop funding projects that exacerbate climate change. Despite acknowledgment from the World...

Solar Generation and members of the local

Image | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

Solar Generation and members of the local community install a 2.5kw wind turbine at Prathiu primary school.

The vital statistics

Background | 9 February, 2007 at 13:42

Globally around 30,000 nuclear weapons are held by various countries. More than one thousand five hundred of them ready to launch at a moment's notice, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On average, each of them has a destructive power thirty...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | 2 February, 2007 at 16:29

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Chinese woman works below 21st century renewable

Image | 25 January, 2007 at 11:37

Chinese woman works below 21st century renewable energy technology.

Cleaning up our Chemical Homes - Changing the market to supply toxic-free products...

Publication | 16 January, 2007 at 17:03

Greenpeace’s Chemical Home database was launched in 2003 to demonstrate that the substitution of hazardous substances with safer alternatives is already happening. In many cases, the use of hazardous substances is not necessary, as suitable...

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