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Apple: Come clean about your coal problem, then start solving it

Blog entry by Gary Cook | May 3, 2012

The first step to solving most problems is admitting that you have one. Apple has a growing coal problem, and once they come clean about that, they can start applying their renowned innovation to solving it. Unfortunately, Apple has...

Apple: Think Different about your dirty energy

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 27, 2012

The Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not...

In solidarity with safe energy

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma and Jagan Vangapelly | April 24, 2012

At times, it is difficult to convey to people that we are not stopping development, but communicating the right choice of energy source. Especially when it comes to a project like Kudankulam , which seems to be very close to the...

Google Welcomes Greenpeace Clean our Cloud Report

Blog entry by Kevin Grandia | April 19, 2012

In response to the Greenpeace How Clean is Your Cloud report released yesterday, Urs Hoelzle Google’s Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure in a statement published in the New York Times said that: “The...

We took it direct to their offices

Blog entry by Leila Deen, Greenpeace International | April 19, 2012

Today we took the ‘How Clean is your Cloud’ challenge directly to Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, the three companies which need to switch from dirty coal to clean, renewable power. This challenge follows yesterday’s launch of our...

Two bullets per person: the trillion dollar military spending club

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 18, 2012

What would you do with $1,738 billion (US dollars)? If you were told you had to spend it this year on making people safer, what would you spend it on?  $1, 738bn is how much was spent on the world’s military last year, according...

How Clean is your Cloud - Apple responds

Blog entry by Gary Cook | April 18, 2012

Our new report “ How Clean is Your Cloud ” is out today - to show that the massive increase in Internet use is mainly being powered by dirty energy. Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all score badly in the report for relying on dirty coal...

Tell Apple, Amazon, Microsoft you want a cleaner cloud

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | April 18, 2012

Every day, our lives revolve more and more around the phenomenon that is “the cloud.” We check our e-mail, store our music, and share photos and status updates. It’s a key part of how we connect with our friends and family. But...

Iran Nuclear Crisis Needs ‘Disruptive Diplomacy’, Not Shock and Awe

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 16, 2012

24 November 2010 Kumi Naidoo Executive Director of Greenpeace International © Greenpeace / Sudhanshu Malhotra. Disruptive diplomacy may be the only way out of the Iran-Israel nuclear crisis, the only way to pierce the...

Low-cost solar PV pumping set demonstrated in Kalyan Bigha by Greenpeace

Feature story | April 16, 2012 at 12:15

Asserting the fact that small-scale, decentralized renewable energy systems holds the key to development for rural India, Greenpeace today, demonstrated and installed a solar power pumping system at Kalyan Bigha (native village of Hon’ble Chief...

Some like it dirty

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | April 5, 2012

Coal has always been a dirty fuel. The last few days have proved that this is true not only in terms of pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, but in terms of corruption as well. No reason for surprise; as a natural resource, coal is...

Kudankulam Updates

Feature story | March 23, 2012 at 11:34

The latest on what we know of the situation in Kudankulam and Idinthakarai over the protests against the Nuclear Power Plant.

Didi did not let us down: reassured West Bengal of a GM-free future

Blog entry by Amaan | March 15, 2012

My name is Amaan and I belong to an organisation called YUVA in Kolkata, which works to spread awareness and engage with youth on social issues. More than a month ago Greenpeace India and YUVA started working together in Kolkata to...

Fukushima, One Year After...

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | March 12, 2012

Today our thoughts are once more with the people of Japan; our condolences are with those who lost their loved ones and our admiration is with those who are valiantly rebuilding their lives and communities one year after the...

F***ing in India: how not to manage a fisheries system

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | March 9, 2012

The Indian government's Letter of Permit (LoP) scheme stands out as the textbook example of how not to manage a fisheries system. In fact, constant abuse of the scheme, too many loopholes and tardy monitoring and implementation has...

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