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G8 - Environment Nil!

Feature story | 9 July, 2008 at 19:27

When you're in the business of saving the future - and you give yourself a specific deadline, such as 2050 - you need to make sure that every single day between then and now counts. Unfortunately, the G8 Summit was a waste of three whole days.

Obama and Hu need to take the lead on tackling climate change

Press release | 31 March, 2009 at 19:05

Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao’s first meeting on 1 April, is a key opportunity for the world’s two largest greenhouse gas emitters to lead the way on tackling climate change.

A Match Made in Car Industry Heaven?

Feature story | 10 April, 2008 at 2:00

We bring news of one of the biggest weddings of the year, between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Sarkozy marries Merkel, but screws the climate instead

Press release | 10 April, 2008 at 13:52

A "wedding cortege" of the most-polluting German cars travelled along the Champs Elysée in Paris today, stopping in various showrooms to distribute invitations to the marriage of French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Germany's Chancellor Angela...

UN climate panel says beating climate change is possible and affordable

Press release | 13 April, 2014 at 13:02

Berlin, 13 April 2014 – Fifteen Greenpeace Germany activists demonstrated at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate today urging governments and businesses to deliver “Power to the People – Clean Energy Now” as the world´s leading climate and energy...

HFCs in the Copenhagen Deal

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 14:02

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been increasingly used in the last decade or so as alternative refrigerants to ozone-damaging CFCs, which are now banned under the Montreal Protocol. Unfortunately, although considered ozone-friendly, HFCs are...

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...

The Qori Kalis is disappearing at an alarming rate

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

The Qori Kalis is disappearing at an alarming rate: between 1998 and 2001 it retreated an average of 155 metres per year - an alarming 32 times faster than the average annual retreat from 1963 to 1978.

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park

Image | 1 April, 1914 at 3:00

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park flows into the semi-arid high plains through the St Marys and South Saskatchewan Rivers through Canada Hudson's Bay.

Imja Glacier in the Himalayan Khumbu Range of Eastern Nepal

Image | 1 April, 1961 at 3:00

The Imja Glacier in the Himalayan Khumbu Range of Eastern Nepal, southeast of Mount Everest. This glacier is retreating at nearly 10 metres per year.

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