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Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2007-06-27 at 8:00

The fourth edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics is out now. Apple moves up as a result of Steve Job's "Greener Appple" pledge to phase out PVC and other chemicals from their product line. But Nokia is on top because they've...

China's CO2

Feature Story | 2007-06-21 at 14:55

According to a new study, China's carbon dioxide emissions last year were the largest in the world. But responsibility for China's soaring emissions lies not just in Beijing but also in Washington, Brussels and Tokyo.

Himalayan glacial melt

Feature Story | 2007-06-06 at 8:00

Glaciers in the Himalayas provide the water source for one-sixth of humanity. Now that water source is threatened by climate change. As the temperature rises, these reservoirs of ice disappear. Guanli Wang, a journalist with China S&T, reports...

Tasty news from Apple!

Feature Story | 2007-05-04 at 10:53

We are cheering! Steve Jobs has decided to bring us closer to the greener apple that Mac users all over the world have been asking for.

10,000 lightbulbs

Feature Story | 2007-04-21 at 12:42

Energy wasting incandescent lightbulbs are so dangerously inefficient it's better for the climate (and your wallet) to smash even brand new ones rather than use them. So we got a road roller and crushed 10,000 energy wasting lightbulbs at the...

Hong Kong's indifference in UN alarm of global warming

Feature Story | 2007-04-06 at 8:00

Hong Kong should not be sidelined from international effort against global warming, as the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that global warming is going to make millions of people suffer from water...

Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature Story | 2007-04-03 at 8:00

The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

Green my Apple gossip

Feature Story | 2007-02-15 at 13:19

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Cutting edge contamination

Feature Story | 2007-02-08 at 10:00

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

Hong Kong: a city isolated from the global village?

Feature Story | 2007-02-02 at 10:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

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