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In Davos, Shell fuel station shut down in Arctic protest

Blog entry by Ben Stewart | 25 January, 2013 2 comments

I'm standing outside a Shell petrol station in Davos, looking at polar bears on the roof with a huge banner that says ARCTIC OIL - TOO RISKY. Twenty-five activists have shut down the station, some of whom are chained to the pumps.

G-Star, time to show your true face

Blog entry by Pavel Klinckhamers | 25 January, 2013 5 comments

UPDATE February 1st: G-Star has committed to Detox! Read more here. Zara. Levi’s. Benetton. Uniqlo. Victoria’s Secret. Mango. Esprit. Marks & Spencer. H&M. Li Ning. C&A. Puma. Adidas. Nike. Fourteen of the world’s top...

No escape from the glare of the public eye

Blog entry by Ben Stewart | 24 January, 2013 2 comments

Davos, where the 1% come to be among themselves. Black SUVs cruise the icy roads, snipers crouch on rooftops, bodyguards step out of hotel doorways and survey the scene before their charges follow them onto the pavement and billion...

Government hypocrisy risks pushing climate past point of no return

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 22 January, 2013 5 comments

Devastating storms and lives lost, houses destroyed, sweltering heat waves, menacing bushfires, plunging winter temperatures, droughts, floods and even snowstorms in the desert: this is the reality of our weather – it's not a forecast...

Government hypocrisy on major projects will lock in climate chaos

Press release | 22 January, 2013 at 14:26

Sydney/Davos, January, 22, 2013 — Government hypocrisy on major energy projects is fueling climate change and placing populations at risk, Greenpeace International said as it released a new report revealing the alarming threat posed by a planned...

Point of No Return in pictures

Feature story | 22 January, 2013 at 14:00

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

Point of No Return

Publication | 22 January, 2013 at 14:00

The world is quickly reaching a Point of No Return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. With total disregard for this unfolding global disaster, the fossil fuel industry is planning 14 massive coal, oil and gas projects that would...

Victoria’s Secret: From Fallen Angel to Detox Leader?

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | 22 January, 2013 5 comments

Limited Brands – owner of iconic underwear labels Victoria’s Secret and La Senza – has today bowed to public pressure and committed to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020. That makes it three...

Limited Brands commits to Detox after Victoria’s Secret is exposed

Press release | 22 January, 2013 at 9:47

Amsterdam, January 22, 2013 – Limited Brands, owner of iconic underwear labels Victoria’s Secret and La Senza, today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its global supply chain and across all of its brands and...

President Obama, consider this your 'Need-to-Do' list

Blog entry by Swati Jangle | 22 January, 2013 8 comments

US President Barack Obama finally broke his 'climate silence' with strong remarks about the climate change threat during his inauguration speech on Monday. That’s good. And it's about time. For years we have watched the warnings...

Nuclear history repeats in Niger

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 21 January, 2013

There are many uncertainties surrounding nuclear power – how much will it cost, what to do with its deadly waste and when will the next accident happen? These are just three uncertainties, but certainly three of the most glaring issues...

Indigenous community clashes with loggers in the Amazon

Blog entry by Bernardo Camara | 18 January, 2013 1 comment

Trucks filled with timber from illegal logging operations in the Amazon have been stopped in their tracks by an indigenous village protesting the continued exploitation of their lands. With little or no support from the local or...

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,...

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