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Nastya

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Nastya, from Belarus was only three years old when she was diagnosed with cancer of the uterus and lungs. According to local doctors the region has seen a huge increase in childhood cancer cases since the Chernobyl disaster.

Sisters Irina and Elena live in an area of

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Sisters Irina and Elena live in an area of Belarus contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster. Both have had brain tumours removed and now have problems with their thyroid gland.

In the cancer ward of a Kiev hospital in

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

In the cancer ward of a Kiev hospital in the Ukraine, 19-year-old Elena is being treated for her second case of thyroid cancer in just 3 years

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square June 22, 2005. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees celcius (107.6 fahrenheit) in some places.

Household energy use.

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Household energy use.

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown of 1986. She has had cancer since the age of 4. On bad days Annya exhaustion and pain are too much for her due to a brain tumour that returned in 2000.

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown of 1986. A cancerous brain tumour at the age of four marked the end of Annya's childhood and the beginning of a life of pain and illness.

Brian Fitzgerald logs into the Greenpeace

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Brian Fitzgerald logs into the Greenpeace e-mail system in 1986 with a pair of 300 baud acoustic couplers and a Tandy 102 computer.

Average consumption of electric appliances

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Average consumption of electric appliances in different regions in the world, compared with the high efficient models on the market.

Winner of the 3rd European Design Competition

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Winner of the 3rd European Design Competition on Energy-Efficient Luminaires.

Average consumption of electric appliances

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Average consumption of electric appliances in different regions in the world, compared with the high efficient models on the market.

Look for this in Europe

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

Look for this in Europe. In the US, look for the Energy Star lable.

In this example

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

In this example, only 2 percent of the energy used in the power plant (coal, gas, nuclear or oil) is transformed into useful light, and 98 percent is lost as heat. The halogen floor lamp produces 95 percent heat and only 5 percent light. It is...

The average consumption of a household in

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 0:00

The average consumption of a household in the OECD (US, Australasia and the EU), compared with a high-efficient household. This webpage explains you in 12 practical steps how to cut your electricity consumption and become a high-efficient...

Whales and Fish

Publication | 21 June, 2005 at 16:18

Briefing issued in Ulsan, Korea for the 57th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission

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