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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

Greenpeace Reacts To International Energy Agency

Press release | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace stated today that the International Energy Agency's (IEA) endorsement of nuclear power as safe and necessary in meeting global energy demands is fundamentally flawed.

Mission Possible – Governments must and can save the climate

Press release | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today released new photographs of rapidly melting glaciers in Europe to call upon the world’s Governments attending next week’s Climate Conference in Nairobi to ‘wake up and smell the coffee’. The climate crisis is urgent: the science...

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...

Sodruzhestvo GE free company statement

Publication | 23 November, 2006 at 10:49

Sodruzhestvo, the biggest soya importer in Russia, which supplies 70% of all soya used in the Russian food and feed industry, has stated that it will turn its new factory currently under construction in Kaliningrad into a GE free zone.

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...

Peace in a nuclear free Europe

Background | 27 November, 2006 at 9:54

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) was established in 1949 following the end of WWII and is the world's largest military nuclear alliance.

Biggest rice exporters say no to GE as new US contamination found in the Philippines

Press release | 28 November, 2006 at 8:42

Rice producers from Thailand and Vietnam, together the world's biggest exporter, have announced their commitment to only growing GE free rice, in a new Memorandum of Understanding announced last week. The two countries account for more than half...

GE Rice Bad for Business: Company Statements

Publication | 30 November, 2006 at 12:50

Electronics companies race to be greener

Feature story | 6 December, 2006 at 1:00

Acer and Lenovo are the latest of the top computer makers to commit to stop using the worst toxic chemicals in their products. Along with Motorola these companies are the biggest movers in the latest version of our Guide to Greener Electronics.

Green my (Big) Apple

Feature story | 15 December, 2006 at 17:58

'Tis the season for stockings stuffed with ipods, and Macs nestled under the tree. But this holiday Steve Jobs has the chance to play Santa by making Apple green.

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...

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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