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MEPs give green light to energy efficiency

Press release | February 28, 2012 at 11:58

The European Parliament showed the way on cutting energy waste in Europe by backing a law that would encourage investments in efficiency, said Greenpeace. In a vote at the industry and energy committee on the EU’s energy efficiency directive,...

EU widens ban on inefficient light bulbs

Press release | August 31, 2011 at 11:00

Inefficient 60 watt light bulbs widely used in Europe’s households will be banned from 1 September 2011. The switch from wasteful incandescent bulbs to new efficient lighting technologies highlights the huge potential for much larger energy...

Transport, oil and biofuels

Topic | March 21, 2012 at 11:37

As the era of easily accessible oil comes to an end, the world is approaching an energy crossroads. The EU could get ahead by driving efficiency and investing in technologies, such as electric vehicles, to get us beyond oil. Or it could continue...

It’s the green economy, stupid

Press release | March 25, 2010 at 13:05

Brussels, International — As EU leaders discuss the rebuilding of Europe’s economies after the recession, Greenpeace warns that governments are losing sight of the physical constraints to economic recovery and the EU’s energy system. The European...

Working for the climate

Publication | September 14, 2009 at 0:00

'Working for the Climate: Renewable Energy & The Green Job [R]evolution' is based on Greenpeace's Energy [R]evolution report and research from the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the Sydney University of Technology. The report shows...

Seven green jobs for every job lost in dirty energy sectors

Press release | September 14, 2009 at 0:00

Investment in renewables and energy efficiency would create seven times more green jobs over the next ten years than would be lost in the coal and nuclear sectors in Europe, according to a report launched today by Greenpeace and the European...

Renewables key to growth

Publication | February 2, 2011 at 0:00

A 2 page briefing to accompany Europe's first energy summit. It gives facts and figures on the global boom in renewables and the need for European investment away from nuclear towards renewables.

Letter To Commission On Renewables Communication 2

Publication | May 11, 2004 at 0:00

New comments by Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and WWF on the Commission's Draft Communication "The share of renewable energy in the EU"

Green 10 Letter on Energy Efficiency Action Plan

Publication | September 28, 2006 at 0:00

Letter from Green 10 group of environmental NGOs' to EU Commission President Barroso regarding the Energy Efficiency Action Plan

Enfin en prise avec l’avenir: l’Europe sur le chemin des économies d’énergie

Press release | October 19, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — WWF, Greenpeace et les Amis de la Terre Europe ont accueilli très favorablement les objectifs pour l’efficacité énergétique proposés aujourd’hui par la Commission Européenne afin de réduire la consommation totale d’énergie...

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