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The Rainbow Warrior arrived in Kolkotta today.

Feature story | October 12, 2007 at 21:19

KOLKATA, India — At the same time news arrived that Al Gore and the IPCC were awarded the Noble Prize for Peace because of their work to raise awareness about climate change.

Day three of coal plant protest

Feature story | October 4, 2007 at 3:30

BOXBERG, Germany — Since Monday, activists have taken action against the construction site for the Boxberg new coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany. Their demand is simple; the owner company, Vattenfall, must stop building dirty coal plants...

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 17:48

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 3:30

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

Despatches from the frontline in the fight against fossil fools.

Feature story | September 17, 2007 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — The UN's latest IPCC report states that energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in India can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 30% by 2030. In other words, a smart use of energy can halve India’s energy consumption.

E-waste: Industry, NGOs and researchers agree on need for action, will government pay...

Feature story | August 24, 2007 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Though they might have deferred on the strategies and methods, all participants at Greenpeace’s seminar on Extended Producer Responsibility in an Indian Context were agreed that quick and effective measures were need to check...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | July 30, 2007 at 12:10

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 13:10

KASHIWAZAKI, Japan — A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant on Monday, causing a transformer fire. Since then, revelations have been coming out about spills and leaks at the plant.

Pirate ship in chains

Feature story | July 3, 2007 at 11:39

EEMSHAVEN, Netherlands — The notorious Russian pirate fish cargo ship, the Mumrinskiy, has been chained to the docks in the Dutch port of Eemshaven by activists to stop it from engaging in illegal activities with pirate fisheries and facilitating...

Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature story | June 27, 2007 at 15:10

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...

Ratan Tata, Kya Hua Tera Vaada?

Feature story | June 19, 2007 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — “Ratan Tata, Kya Hua Tera Vaada?” was the line that thousands of Mumbai’s citizens have been reading aloud, with smiles on their faces, over the last few days. The Tata’s response to the Greenpeace-commissioned rapid biodiversity...

VICTORY! Wipro leads in clean production. HCL still twiddling its thumbs.

Feature story | June 14, 2007 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Two years ago, nobody could have believed that one day Wipro and Greenpeace would stand on the same stage, shake hands, and call it quits.

G8 to act on climate change, later... maybe

Feature story | June 8, 2007 at 15:03

HEILIGENDAMM, Germany — In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's...

Noah's Ark

Feature story | June 3, 2007 at 23:40

Judeo, Christian and Muslim religions all include the story of a great flood and Noah's Ark. It's said that as the flood subsided Noah released a dove, and the dove returned with an olive branch to show land had been found. To this day the Ark...

Green my Apple Bears Fruit

Feature story | June 3, 2007 at 23:03

This is the story of a "people power victory." It's the story of the Greening of Apple.

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