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You don't need a weatherman to know which way the ice floes

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 19 March, 2008 5 comments

BBC reports that while the extent of the ice in the Arctic this year is about the same as last year, the downard trend in old ice continues. But the polar bear is not endangered?

''Striking fear into the IT industry''

Blog entry by tom | 18 March, 2008 1 comment

This quote from The Register caused much amusement in our little corner of the Greenpeace office yesterday, with an amusing description of our colleagues at CeBIT IT show : Greenpeace weighed in to the debate. From the inside. In...

Nintendo stuck on start

Blog entry by tom | 18 March, 2008 9 comments

Back in November we added Nintendo to our Green Guide to Electronics . Despite several requests for information Nintendo provided none and was the first brand to score 0. The next edition of the guide is released today and Nintendo...

New energy criteria for Greener Electronics Guide

Blog entry by tom | 18 March, 2008 3 comments

Today we've published our latest quarterly ranking of the leading electronics companies environmental policies and practice. Often this generates a lot of online discussion so this time around we've added an in depth question and...

Will nobody buy their whale meat?

Blog entry by brianfit | 13 March, 2008 2 comments

Here's a quick and dirty translation of an article announcing that the single biggest buyer of Norwegian whale meat is getting out. Reducing whale purchase The single most important buyer of whale meat the recent decades,...

Diego Garcia: whose homeland? whose security?

Blog entry by brianfit | 12 March, 2008 4 comments

"There are times when one tragedy, one crime, tells us how a whole system works behind its democratic facade, and helps us understand how much of the world is run for the benefit of the powerful" John Pilger - Stealing a Nation. Oct...

Vatican declares polluting and genetic engineering deadly sins

Blog entry by Andrew | 10 March, 2008 6 comments

The Roman Catholic Church has updated and modernized their list of deadly sins (aka "mortal sins"). These are the really really bad ones. If you die with deadly sins unabsolved you're running a high risk of eternal damnation. And...

Cebit: What do people think about “Green IT”?

Blog entry by jmi | 9 March, 2008

It’s Sunday, day six and last day of Cebit, world’s biggest IT fair. And we still didn’t find really green electronics . As we also wanted to know what the Cebit visitors think of “Green IT” and what they expect from the industry,...

Cebit: How green is the Green PC?

Blog entry by jmi | 8 March, 2008 1 comment

German IT magazine Chip has been honouring some products and services with its Chip award at Cebit . One of their awards is a “green” one . It went to a Fujitsu Siemens Desktop PC called “Green PC”. Fujitsu Siemens states that...

Cebit: Ice cream for the Greenpeace women

Blog entry by jmi | 8 March, 2008

It’s Saturday – weekend – and we see much more people coming to Cebit and our booth today and expect even more tomorrow, as many end consumers attend Cebit at weekends. The train to the fairground this morning was overcrowded –...

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