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MEP's Support for Substitution in REACH

Publication | 14 May, 2004 at 2:00

If you like to find out if your representative in the European parliament votes for the protection of your health and environment or the interests of industry, check out this document.Please note: This table is gradually being updated as we...

Consuming Chemicals - Hazardous chemicals in house dust as an indicator of chemical...

Publication | 30 April, 2003 at 2:00

What this report shows is that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in significant amounts in virtually every one of over 100 homes we visited. Here then is a clue as to why levels are increasing,...

Background: Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)/ Czech Republic TEIA

Publication | 17 January, 2010 at 1:00

A legal request by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) for the initiation of an environmental impact assessment regarding the life-extension of a coal-fired power plant in the Czech Republic, known as Prunerov II.

Chemicals out of control

Topic | 3 October, 2008 at 17:12

Ranking Shows No Green Electronics On The Market

Press release | 25 August, 2006 at 10:59

Greenpeace today launched the 'Guide to Greener Electronics', which ranks companies on their use of harmful chemicals and electronic waste recycling. (1) The guide will be used to create demand for toxic-free electronics which can be safely...

Pollution agreement unifies troubled waters

Press release | 17 November, 2001 at 1:00

Getting Serious about Nuclear Power - Too little, too late, too expensive – and too...

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 16:55

Nuclear energy’s ‘contribution’ to fighting climate change would come too late (long after 2020), with huge costs (US$ 10 trillion) and would create a myriad of other serious hazards related to accidents, waste and proliferation. These large...

Forests for Climate - Save the climate by saving forests

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 16:44

The ecological, political, and financial stars are aligned for governments to take meaningful action on behalf of the climate, forests, and impoverished communities around the world. Standing forests are a tremendous carbon storehouse that must...

POZNAN 2008: Time to Get Serious about Climate Change

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 1:00

In Copenhagen, governments must set the world on a course to avoid the potentially catastrophic risks posed by climate change. The Copenhagen agreement must have the highest probability of keeping global mean temperature increase as far below 2ºC...

Revealed: the coal industry’s plan to devastate the climate

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | 23 November, 2012 4 comments

It’s been quite a week. In this lead up to the UN climate conference in Doha which starts Monday, there was news almost every day about soaring CO 2 emissions and the threat of catastrophic climate change. On Monday, the World...

Silent Witnesses to the Toxic Truth

Blog entry by Muyi Yang, Greenpeace East Asia | 21 December, 2012 3 comments

At Greenpeace we believe in bearing witness to environmental crimes. In shining a global spotlight on injustice. In the positivity of action. A year ago we set out to investigate the discharges flowing into the Qiantang River in...

War’s silent victim

Blog entry by Jen Maman, Peace Advisor | 6 November, 2012 3 comments

Today, 6th November, marks the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. In the havoc and destruction spread by war, damage to the environment is almost always regarded as a...

Fashion without pollution. So hot right now.

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | 26 November, 2012 4 comments

Were you thinking about Zara fashions for this season? Maybe these images will make you think twice. There's a good reason even the 'mannequins' are walking out of Zara's stores in protest. Zara has a toxic little secret ... and it's...

Defending our oceans every day

Blog entry by Richard Page | 8 June, 2012 1 comment

Today is World Oceans Day, the day we celebrate all that the oceans give us. They provide humankind with food, jobs and the oxygen we breathe. If we are to survive on this planet, we need living oceans. However, decades of destructive...

The Step-by-Step Detox Plan

Blog entry by Martin Hojsik | 8 February, 2012 3 comments

2011 saw six of the world’s biggest clothing brands commit to the elimination of hazardous chemicals and begin to Detox - all thanks to the power of the people. Pressure is now mounting on those who have yet to commit; they must stop...

Because we fight for life

Blog entry by Pierre Terras | 10 December, 2012 4 comments

Graciela invited me to her home in El Salto, a city on one of Mexico's most polluted rivers, the Rio Santiago. She wanted to share the story of her community's struggle for environmental justice. "Every family here has at least one...

Fishing Near An Emissions Pipe

Blog entry by Sean - East Asia Action & Investigation Unit | 20 July, 2011 4 comments

Greenpeace undertook a year long investigation in order to pull together the research needed for the Dirty Laundry report - which  revealed links between suppliers releasing hazardous, persistent and hormone-disrupting chemicals into...

Postcard from the Arctic Ocean: Can you accept this?

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 22 June, 2010 4 comments

Dave Walsh writes from the Esperanza. No, this is not a product placement… it’s a real picture of a real coke can lying on the Arctic Ocean sea bed at a depth of 200m, 25km off the north coast of Svalbard, photographed by the...

Adidas needs to earn its stripes by championing a toxic-free future

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 23 August, 2011 2 comments

Our latest research reveals that there is a good chance that the clothes you are wearing may contain nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), chemicals which can break down in water to form nonylphenol (NP) -- a toxic, persistent and...

Carbon’s not the only bad guy in town

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | 28 September, 2011

It’s easy to forget, with global attention focused on reducing CO 2 emissions, that carbon is not the only gas that’s turning up the heat for our planet’s atmosphere. And although most people are aware of the damaging effects of...

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