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Esperanza in the Arctic!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 27 May, 2010 5 comments

Dave Walsh, Greenpeace comms officer and blogger, writes from our ship in the far North . It’s a long, long way from Germany to Svalbard, but the Esperanza has arrived at Ny Ålesund, just 1,231km from the North Pole , for the...

Hey! Coal! Get off of my cloud!

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 27 May, 2010 3 comments

There are 50 million computer servers in the world today.  And a recent report by BusinessWeek says that, of the 8 million new servers added each year, 50% are bound for data centers. That’s 4 million additional servers per year that...

Governments commit USD 4 billion for forest and climate protection

Press release | 27 May, 2010 at 15:31

Oslo, 27 May 2010 -- Welcoming today's announcement by seven wealthy nations that they will provide USD 4 billion to help avert runaway climate change by preventing deforestation (1), responsible for up to a fifth of global greenhouse gas...

Arctic drilling - not this year, not ever?

Blog entry by JulietteH | 27 May, 2010 1 comment

Like most people following closely news of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, it didn’t escape us this morning that the Obama administration had leaked news that Arctic drilling plans will be suspended for this summer. Like less...

Quitting oil

Blog entry by JulietteH | 27 May, 2010 5 comments

On the wake of the Deepwater Horizon, there are calls left, right and centre to increase the security of oil rigs, improve oil spill response and whatnot. This is good, but far from sufficient. What we need to address is the world's...

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