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Against the Law: The G8 and the illegal timber trade

Publication | 3 January, 2000 at 1:00

Illegal and destructive logging is threatening the future of the world´s last remaining ancient forests. Since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, a host of international agreements have aimed to protect these ancient forests. Most recently, the G8...

G8 and Climate Change - Whats the Story?

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 2:00

Climate change is the greatest threat humanity faces, and has mainly been caused by G8 countries: Over 80 percent of the emissions in the atmosphere today have been produced by the G8. These countries still emit more than 40 percent of global CO2...

Bush’s Major Emitter Meeting at Toyako: A dead end for climate change

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 19:12

The Major Economies Meeting (originally the Major Emitters Meetings ) takes place in Toyako, Japan on 9 July on the sidelines of the G8 summit. It is an attempt by the Bush Administration to deflect international criticism from their ‘do nothing...

G8 and the Food Crisis – The Real Solutions

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 20:33

Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger, primarily due to industrial farming, bad harvests related to climatechange, unjust terms of trade and the rush for biofuels.There is no single...

The G8 Climate Action Checklist

Publication | 2 July, 2009 at 2:00

The 2009 G8 in L'Aquila, Italy, must at a minimum commit to every demand on this list regarding emissions cuts and on finance for developing countries to adapt to and take action on climate change and to fund forest protection, if the summit is...

Powering G8 Job Creation

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 2:00

Creating jobs while protecting the climateG8 leaders at L’Aquila have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while lowering carbon emissions through investing in green jobs. Greenpeace’s newest research shows this shift will create 1...

G8 Climate and Energy Action Checklist 2011

Publication | 25 May, 2011 at 13:20

G8 leaders have a unique opportunity to drive a renewable energy revolution and prevent catastrophic climate change. To be considered a success, the G8 must meet the demands in the Greenpeace G8 Checklist.

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