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A Guide to the Climate Negotiations in Nairobi

Publication | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

The Climate Negotiations are held in Nairobi, 6-17 November 2006.Unless governments instill some urgency in the post-2012 negotiations as well as seriously dealing with Adaptation, they will be wasting the precious little time we have to act to...

Solutions

Topic | 26 October, 2006 at 12:25

Greenpeace is campaigning for zero deforestation, globally, by 2020. This may be ambitious, but we think it's possible. In fact, because stopping forest destruction is one of the easiest and most effective ways to prevent catastrophic climate...

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...

Core Values

Background | 29 September, 2006 at 17:57

Greenpeace's work is based on a number of key principles. They are reflected in all our campaigns, and they guide whatever we do, wherever we do it.

Wind Power key to fight Climate Change

Press release | 20 September, 2006 at 2:00

Over a third of the world's electricity - crucially including that required by industry - can realistically be supplied by wind energy by the middle of the century, according to a new report . The 'Global Wind Energy Outlook 2006' report,...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

This study was conducted by Greenpeace to gain information on the presence of certain hazardous substances in a range of laptop computers, and to investigate testing methodologies for verifying their presence or absence. Five popular brands of...

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...

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...

Two billion homes could be free from escalating electricity costs

Press release | 6 September, 2006 at 2:00

Two billion households worldwide could realistically be powered by solar energy by 2025, according to a joint report launched today by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) and Greenpeace (1). The report concludes that thanks to...

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