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EU must commit to green electric cars

Press release | February 8, 2010 at 8:03

Brussels, International — Putting more electric cars on the road could increase carbon emissions unless they run on green energy, says a new independent report commissioned jointly by Friends of the Earth Europe, Greenpeace and Transport &...

‘Smart grids’ – ensuring a green energy supply for Europe

Press release | February 4, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels/Madrid, International — There’s no need to worry that renewable energy can’t keep the lights on, concludes a new study by Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC). ‘Renewables 24/7 – Infrastructure needed to save the...

France fishes for cop out as Europe moves closer to bluefin tuna trade ban

Press release | February 3, 2010 at 14:10

Brussels/Paris, International — The European Union is one step away from formally supporting the listing of bluefin tuna as an endangered species, effectively banning its trade. France has today joined Italy in announcing its support for the...

EU continues failed Copenhagen climate tactics

Press release | January 28, 2010 at 13:56

Brussels, International — The EU has again missed a valuable opportunity to regain its international leadership on climate by failing to increase its commitment to cut greenhouse gases, preferring instead to simply re-hash its existing pledges,...

Growing calls to save bluefin tuna

Press release | January 27, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — The European Parliament and Italy have joined a growing number of voices calling for stricter protection of the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna ahead of a crucial international meeting in March which could see the...

Copenhagen failed but EU must show the way forward

Press release | January 15, 2010 at 12:57

EU climate and energy ministers meeting at an informal gathering hosted by the Spanish presidency in Seville this weekend will discuss the state of play and new strategies on EU energy and climate policies.

Peaceful Greenpeace climate protesters released after 20 days of imprisonment without...

Press release | January 6, 2010 at 0:00

Danish police today released from custody four Greenpeace climate protesters who have endured 20 days of pre-trial detention in Copenhagen prison following a harmless peaceful protest staged on the evening of 17 December. Their release comes a...

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