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Uncertainty and High Economic Risk: The Net Present Value of an investment in nuclear...

Publication | 17 April, 2009 at 2:00

Fact: investing in wind power is far more profitable thaninvesting in nuclear power

Polish Prime Minister takes step towards EU leadership at UN Climate Summit

Feature story | 4 June, 2009 at 2:00

You asked and Poland answered. More than 16,000 of you have taken action and demanded that world leaders personally attend the UN Climate Summit in December. Today, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk became the first Head of State to respond...

Your guide to green electronics

Feature story | 25 August, 2006 at 2:00

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...

HP rises to the toxic challenge

Feature story | 9 March, 2006 at 1:00

Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual event to ask "who's...

LG takes up the toxic tech challenge

Feature story | 17 August, 2005 at 2:00

"Life's Good" might be the LG motto (LG is an electronics company) but life just got a whole lot better for the planet after LG announced that they are committing to eliminating toxic chemicals from their entire consumer electronics range.

Toxic Tech Victory

Feature story | 29 April, 2005 at 2:00

Sony Ericsson has announced that it will be phasing toxic chemicals out of its entire product range. The company listened to the thousands of participants in our online action demanding that electronics companies phase out toxic chemicals and...

Nature reserve or scrap yard?

Feature story | 10 April, 2003 at 2:00

The little known west African state of Guinea Bissau, sandwiched between Senegal and Guinea, includes the Bijagos Archipelagos. The islands are home to a huge range of wildlife and are an internationally recognised wildlife reserve and important...

Thailand won’t stir-fry our planet

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

While world leaders at the Earth Summit feed off the fat of the land and offer excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what other delegates say is too hard. They are rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable...

Pushing dirty energy on developing nations

Feature story | 18 July, 2002 at 2:00

With the Earth Summit on Sustainable Development only a month away, some countries still don't understand what the word "sustainable" means. They are trying to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing nations as a solution to...

Sunrise through the haze - dawn of a new energy era for Thailand

Press release | 15 August, 2002 at 2:00

As Greenpeace takes its Choose Positive Energy tour to Thailand, news of a pollution haze over Asia is a timely reminder that energy is an important issue for both development and the environment.

Climate victory: Philippines province rejects coal for renewable energy

Press release | 6 August, 2002 at 2:00

After fours years campaigning, the people of Negros in the Philippines have stopped the development of a proposed 50 megawatt coal-fired power station.

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...

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...

Biggest Russian food and feed importers adopt GE free policy

Press release | 23 November, 2006 at 12:43

Today, after three weeks of intensive campaigning against imports of genetically engineered food (GE) and feed coming into Russia, Greenpeace received an announcement from two major Russian food and feed importers that they have adopted a policy...

SolarChill vaccine fridge wins environmental pioneer award

Press release | 6 October, 2006 at 2:00

An innovative new solar powered refrigeration unit developed by Greenpeace International and six other international organizations, won the Environmental Pioneer in Refrigeration award in the 2006 Cooling Industry Awards. The SolarChill Vaccine...

US illegal GE rice contamination spreads further into Europe

Press release | 11 September, 2006 at 16:38

The scandal around illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice entering European food outlets has grown today as Greenpeace tests reveal illegal rice from the US has contaminated rice on supermarket shelves in Germany. Last week Greenpeace revealed...

Greenpeace demands global ban on imports of US rice

Press release | 21 August, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace International today called for a global ban on imports of US rice in order to protect the public from eating illegal, untested and unapproved varieties of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

Cracked reactor cores have "increased likelihood of increased risk"

Press release | 5 July, 2006 at 2:00

Nuclear power stations operated by British Energy (BE) in the UK are structurally defective and their continued operation is increasing the risk of a radioactive accident, according to documents written by the Government's own nuclear inspectors.

NGO leaders take it to Putin

Press release | 4 July, 2006 at 2:00

Energy security requires an energy revolution to save the climate was the message that Greenpeace took to Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with international NGO leaders at the Novo-Ogarevo presidential residence outside...

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