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A future of extremes?

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 16 January, 2013 16 comments

The world's journalists have been jostling and vying with each other to describe and witness the stunning, but also deadly, extreme weather that has gripped the planet in recent months. The focus has often been the tumbling of...

Benetton shows its true colours and commits to toxic free fashion

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 16 January, 2013 8 comments

It’s about time the Detox campaign officially landed on the stylish streets of one of the world's most high profile fashion centres. Here in Italy we are celebrating the latest Detox commitment, announced today by the Benetton Group...

Google grants over $2 million for energy policy reform

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 15 January, 2013 2 comments

Google has begun 2013 with announcements of two significant investments to advance the future of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States. Marking a significant new milestone in its clean energy advocacy efforts,...

2013: Boom or bust year for the energy revolution?

Blog entry by Sven Teske | 13 January, 2013 23 comments

For many energy experts around the world, the New Year starts this coming week in Abu Dhabi at the World Future Energy Summit. This year, the summit is coupled with two political conferences dedicated to renewable energy: the...

Governments must confront climate change in 2013

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 11 January, 2013 5 comments

Article originally published in the Guardian Sustainable Business Blog. I hope I am wrong. But in 2013, we can expect to witness more devastating extreme weather events, fuelled and supercharged by the destructive power of a...

Will big biotech giants destroy Mexican corn? Join us and say no!

Blog entry by Aleira Lara | 11 January, 2013 45 comments

The Mexican government is likely to authorise the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) corn in Mexico. And until now Mexican citizens, with the help of organisations like Greenpeace ,  have managed to prevent agribusiness giants...

From the Gulf to the Arctic, oil drilling doesn’t make sense

Blog entry by Simran McKenna | 9 January, 2013 1 comment

We arrived on Kodiak Island today, near the spot where Shell’s drilling rig, the Kulluk, ran aground several days ago. We were able to charter a small airplane to take us to survey the rig at its current resting place in Kiliuda Bay...

Paying homage to the legendary Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 9 January, 2013 3 comments

New Zealand’s Matauri Bay played host today to two Rainbow Warriors, the original and the current Warrior – one lying peacefully on the sea bed providing an artificial reef for sea life and the other a gleaming, eco-friendly...

Rainbow Warrior In New Zealand

Slideshow | 9 January, 2013

Saving the summer of 2030

Blog entry by Georgina Woods | 9 January, 2013 2 comments

Australia has suffered through its hottest day on record, and more heat waves are forecast. If we want to spare our children worse to come, we need to stop creating greenhouse pollution. “A few minutes later, an image arrived...

Japan's Uniqlo adds Detox commitment to spring’s wardrobe essentials

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 9 January, 2013 3 comments

Another fashion brand is detoxing. Japan's leading international casual wear brand, Uniqlo, begins the new year with a public commitment to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire global supply chain and...

Uniqlo commits to eliminate toxic fashion

Press release | 9 January, 2013 at 1:11

Tokyo, January 9, 2013 – The biggest global fashion brand based in Asia, Uniqlo, and its parent company Fast Retailing Group, today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire global supply chain and products...

Global Heating Revisited

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 5 January, 2013 12 comments

We have zero years to solve our addiction to hydrocarbon energy. How many times have we heard: We have a decade, or we have three years, or we have until 2020? In the 1980s, ecologists used to say, “We have to solve this by 2000”,...

Shell’s 2013 Arctic drilling programme 'on the brink' after drill rig runs aground

Press release | 4 January, 2013 at 19:14

Washington DC, January 4, 2013 – Following news that Shell’s stranded oil rig has suffered serious damage since being grounded in the Gulf of Alaska, Greenpeace predicts the company will now struggle to complete its planned 2013 drilling...

From Outside Magazine: My Perfect Adventure: Kumi Naidoo

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 4 January, 2013

Last week Outside Magazine published a Q&A entitled "My Perfect Adventure: Kumi Naidoo". For the full interview click here .  Kumi Naidoo is the Executive Director at Greenpeace International.

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