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

Publication | 16 January, 2007 at 1:00

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...

Scientists Open letter to: To all authorities worldwide regulating GE crops and food

Publication | 11 September, 2006 at 11:00

Greenpeace International today sent the EU an open letter from Dr Moreno-Fierros that is addressed to all authorities worldwide regulating GE crops and food. Dr Moreno is the lead author of what may be the only peer-reviewed paper examining the...

Concentrated Solar Thermal Power - Now!

Publication | 7 October, 2005 at 2:00

Solar thermal power is a relatively new technology which hasalready shown enormous promise. With few environmentalimpacts and a massive resource, it offers a comparableopportunity to the sunniest countries of the world as offshorewind farms are...

Solar Generation II

Publication | 18 January, 2005 at 1:00

Climate change is a key challenge that needs to be tackled by competitive eco-technologies. The European Union has played a leading role in defining the Kyoto Protocol. The forthcoming implementation of the emissions trading instrument will pave...

Certifying Extinction? An Assessment of the Revised Standards of the Finnish Forest...

Publication | 11 October, 2004 at 2:00

With this report, the undersigned Finnish environmental organisations want to emphasise the urgent need for better forest management and better protection for the remaining old-growth and high-conservation-value forests in Finland.

What if YOU had the Earth's RICHES but no money to spend?

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Marovo people are guardians of a natural treasure – one of the world´s largest tropical lagoons, enclosing forest clad, rainfall soaked mountains. They value traditions, trust, sharing and working together. The land, rivers and sea provide fresh...

Forest Views: a newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies,...

Publication | 1 December, 2001 at 1:00

In this Issue: New BC Liberals and the Great Bear Rainforest, The Ancient Forest Summit, Forest Stewardship Council Eco-Certification and Canadian Book Publishers.

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...

Solar Generation IV

Publication | 3 September, 2007 at 2:00

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

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...

Thailand shows Earth Summit delegates how to do the job

Press release | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

If small villages and developing countries can act to address climate change, why can't big countries such as the USA, Japan, Canada and Australia?

Solar picnic a taste of Thailand's renewable energy future

Press release | 23 August, 2002 at 2:00

Thailand's electricity generating authority was invited to a solar picnic today, as Greenpeace presented the company with a blueprint for a renewable energy future for Thailand.

Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | 23 May, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace called on dirty electronics companies to clean up their act today, starting with toxic tech giant, Hewlett-Packard. At 08.00 this morning, 15 Greenpeace activists delivered a truckload of electronic waste to the company's European...

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.

Nuclear Power: a dangerous waste of time

Publication | 20 April, 2009 at 2:00

The nuclear power industry is attempting to exploit the climate crisis by aggressively promoting nuclear technology as a “low-carbon” means of generating electricity. Nuclear power claims to be safe,cost-effective and able meet the world’s energy...

Greenpeace opens African Office

Feature story | 14 November, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace Africa has opened its first office in Johannesburg, announcing a long-term commitment to building a strong presence in Africa dedicated to tackling the most urgent environmental problems facing the continent - climate change,...

Dell promises greener computers but users want more

Feature story | 26 June, 2006 at 2:00

Dell has become the latest company to promise to remove the worst toxic chemicals from it products, closely following the move of its rival HP. Both companies have been pressured by us to make their products greener and help tackle the growing...

Global action for ancient forests

Feature story | 23 June, 2003 at 2:00

Throughout the world, ancient forests are under threat. Many of the plants and animals that live in these forests face extinction. And many of the people and cultures who depend on these forests for their way of life are at risk. We are taking...

Amazon community prevails over loggers

Feature story | 13 May, 2003 at 2:00

The Amazon rainforest is more than ancient trees and endangered species. It is home for millions of people and their way of life is often threatened by forest destruction. This was the case for the Deni Indians whose land was under threat by a...

Eco-sex guide

Feature story | 10 September, 2002 at 2:00

Are you wondering what more you can do to help the planet? You take your bike to work, eat organic, but want to do more. At long last we have looked into one of humanity’s favourite pastimes and uncovered the passion that can make a difference...

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