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Toxic Threads: Putting Pollution on Parade

Publication | 4 December, 2012 at 3:30

How textile manufacturers are hiding their toxic trail. A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a wide range of hazardous substances in the effluent of communal wastewater treatment plants from two industrial zones in China, as...

Toxic Town

Slideshow | 4 December, 2012

Why coal matters to Doha

Blog entry by Swati Jangle | 3 December, 2012

Few people have much hope for international climate negotiations these days. Government delegations currently meeting in the Qatari capital Doha are negotiating a complex architecture that seems to have little connection with either...

Amazon Web Services goes green? Unfortunately, not yet

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 3 December, 2012

When most people think of Amazon.com, they think of e-books or online shopping. But Amazon is also responsible for storing and delivering the data behind a massive portion of the Internet via its Amazon Web Services (AWS) business,...

Greenpeace warns governments to drop loopholes in climate deal

Press release | 3 December, 2012 at 7:49

Doha, December 3, 2012 – As ministers arrive at climate talks in the Qatari capital Doha, Greenpeace urged European countries not to take the side of Poland and Russia in a battle over whether to maintain the Kyoto Protocol’s biggest loophole and...

Countries need to fight for the climate, not for commas

Blog entry by Sebastian Bock | 2 December, 2012 1 comment

We are here at the 18th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change . Or in short, COP18 to the UNFCCC if you follow those things on Twitter. This is my first COP. I am 26 and it is hard to...

Detox Fashion

Video | 29 November, 2012 at 9:57

TOXIC IS SO LAST SEASON. They say you can tell next season's hottest trend by looking at the colour of the rivers in Mexico and China. But it doesn't have to be this way. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of people are calling on brands to...

People! Zara commits to go toxic-free

Feature story | 29 November, 2012 at 2:00

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media. This is people...

Zara bows to people power: bans toxic fashion

Press release | 29 November, 2012 at 2:00

Amsterdam, November 29, 2012 – The world’s largest fashion retailer Zara – and parent company Inditex – today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020, following public...

Poland must prove trustworthiness as host of 2013 climate talks – Greenpeace

Press release | 28 November, 2012 at 14:03

Doha, November 28, 2012 – In reaction to news that Poland will host the next UNFCCC climate talks, COP 19, in 2013, Greenpeace Central and Eastern Europe climate expert Jiri Jerabek made the following statement:

ZARA Mannequins Revolt

Video | 26 November, 2012 at 19:13

As part of Greenpeace's global "Detox" campaign, more than 700 people, in over 80 cities, in 20 countries around the world protested, staged street theatre and conducted "mannequin" walk-outs to demand ZARA commit to eliminating the use of all...

Fashion without pollution. So hot right now.

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | 26 November, 2012 4 comments

Were you thinking about Zara fashions for this season? Maybe these images will make you think twice. There's a good reason even the 'mannequins' are walking out of Zara's stores in protest. Zara has a toxic little secret ... and it's...

'Detox' International Day of Action

Slideshow | 26 November, 2012

BBC HARDtalk sits down with Kumi Naidoo

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 26 November, 2012 4 comments

Last week Kumi sat down for an interview with Zeinab Badawi on BBC's flagship programme HARDtalk.   Kumi Naidoo is the Executive Director at Greenpeace International.

Climate change is now reality; Doha talks must spark clean energy revolution

Press release | 26 November, 2012 at 7:03

Doha, November 26, 2012 - As governments meet for climate talks in Doha, Greenpeace warned on Monday that they must wake up to the reality that climate change is already gripping the planet and take urgent action to avoid catastrophic global warming.

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