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The Greenhouse Effect

Standard Page | 2009-07-15 at 16:12

The Earth's atmosphere is made up of a blanket of gases, which trap enough heat to sustain life. However, by burning fossil fuels and cutting down forests, humans pump billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. We also add...

Walmart, Kentucky Fried Chicken and other major brands driving rainforest destruction...

Feature Story | 2010-07-06 at 8:00

Beijing/Jakarta/London 6 July 2010 - Walmart, Auchan, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are amongst the global brands fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction by using or selling paper made...

Greenpeace activists arrested in EU protest

Feature Story | 2009-03-11 at 10:00

Belgian police arrested hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers who had set up a human barricade around the conference centre where EU finance ministers were meeting to discuss funding options to tackle climate change.

Meeting of minds

Feature Story | 2009-04-27 at 17:45

Seventeen of the world's major economies, including China, are in Washington to discuss climate change. What does that have to do with a six-month-old baby boy in Beijing? Greenpeace China's Catherine Fitzpatrick explains.

Our plan to stop the oil: 95% renewables by 2050

Feature Story | 2010-06-09 at 8:00

Want a way to stop the corruption and pollution that the fossil fuel industry is wreaking on our planet? We've seen a better future, and here's our plan to get there: the Energy [R]evolution.

What global warming? It's freezing!

Feature Story | 2010-01-13 at 10:00

It's turned unreasonably, unseasonably chilly in the northern hemisphere. Beijing is numbingly frigid. So why do we keep talking about global warming then? Here are some thoughts from Greenpeace International's Juliette Hauville.

Chief Executive missed the largest source of pollution

Feature Story | 2006-10-12 at 8:00

The Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, vows to enact “proactive and pragmatic” measures in his policy address, but while he spent much money in short-term measures to win achievements, a concrete and visionary environmental policy is still missing in...

Carbon Dioxide

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 15:51

The primary human source of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is from the burning of fossil fuels for energy production and transport. Another leading cause is deforestation, which is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than all...

Super Greenhouse Gases: F-gases

Standard Page | 2009-04-24 at 13:13

Created to cool our drinks, food, houses and cars, F-gases are actually helping to heat up the globe and cause climate change.

China ended up as a useful scapegoat

Feature Story | 2009-12-21 at 10:00

The developed world has conveniently branded China the scapegoat for the failure of the Copenhagen summit to deliver a deal to stop climate change. While this spin is deplorable, China only deserves so much sympathy, muses Greenpeace China's...

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