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Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | 30 March, 2009 at 0:00

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

It’s time to act before it’s too late

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 25 May, 2012

Ever get that sinking feeling? That could literally be the case given data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) indicating the rate of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions hit a new record last year, raising the risk of...

IPCC report: Extreme weather is fuelled by climate change

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 21 November, 2011 5 comments

For the first time, climate scientists have teamed up with experts in disaster risk management on a report on climate change, which found that the consequences of climate change on people around the world are going to increase. The...

Nuclear Power: An Expensive Waste of Time

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 10:50

Nuclear energy is often touted as a solution to climate change, however, economically inefficient, however carries enormous dangers in terms of waste, is economically inefficient and will have a marginal impact on emissions.

HFOs: The New Generation of F-Gases - Greenpeace Position Paper

Publication | 16 October, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace seeks the phase out of all F-gases, which present a growing threat to the environment. Greenpeace is not against the development of alternatives, but until our concerns about HFOs can be proven otherwise, the precautionary principle...

Greenpeace Cool IT Challenge Scoring Criteria

Publication | 27 May, 2009 at 0:00

Scoring IT companies on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to prevent climate change.

The Third Degree

Publication | 31 January, 2010 at 0:00

This briefing paper examines the implications of governments' commitments to tackling climate change in terms of overall emission reductions, expected rises in average global temperature (compared to pre-industrial times) and consequent impacts...

A Good Treaty for Forests at Copenhagen

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 0:00

Why protecting tropical forests is vital to tackling climate change.

Google, Sony & Cisco Back Strong EU Emissions Goal

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 14 October, 2010

Google and Sony stand out today for a promising display of climate advocacy. The two Cool IT Leaderboard companies have signed onto a declaration calling on the European Union to set a 30% greenhouse gas reduction target. The joint...

Day one at Copenhagen-the short version

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2009 3 comments

Lots of folks here are sending updates out about how the first day of the climate summit went but I thought I would share this email form a friend, it seemed so easy to understand and covers all the basics of what went down here at the...

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