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What Apple needs to do to become Green to the core

Blog entry by brianfit | 2 May, 2007 7 comments

The Apple Annual General Meeting is on May 10th, the Green my Apple site just won a webby, and now is the time to for everyone to join hands, chant OMMMM in harmony, and send karma waves toward Cupertino asking Steve Jobs to announce...

Himalaya climate change expedition

Blog entry by Andrew | 2 May, 2007 4 comments

A Greenpeace team is in the Himalayas documenting the impacts of climate change on the glaciers of the world's highest mountain. They've brought some old photos with them, and will hopefully be able to document before and after shots...

Bittersweet: Green my Apple wins the Webby Award

Blog entry by brianfit | 2 May, 2007 9 comments

Green my Apple has won the Webby Award for best activist site of the year. This means we need to figure out some way to divide the goofy springy award thingamawhatsit between all the Apple fans around the world who have donated...

Israeli nuclear whistle-blower convicted again: for talking

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 1 May, 2007

Mordechai Vanunu, who exposed Israel's secret nuclear weapons programme to the world and went to jail for eighteen years for it, was convicted yesterday of the crime of speaking to foreign journalists . At issue was not what he said...

Meeting Dr Pachauri, head of the IPCC!

Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 1 May, 2007

By Lisa Reichmann, SG delegate from Germany Today was a really busy day- the first day of the IPCC Meeting in Bangkok; Thailand. We met Dr. Patchauri, the chairman of the panel in front of the United Nations conference building...

Wake Up and Smell the (Solar-Made) Coffee (by Pau Tapay)

Blog entry by Denise | 28 April, 2007

A little past 6 in the morning in a small booth in the Tiendesitas shopping area, the heavenly smell of coffee began to waft in the morning air. A few more seconds, and a large crowd of people had already gathered around the Solar...

Mammalian Super Tree

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 April, 2007

Via the BBC I just found this rather wonderful image. It shows the explosion of types of mammal species that happened over time. If you download the complete pdf file (it's 1.6 MB) you can zoom all the way down to the individual...

Spinal Tap returns to save the planet!

Blog entry by brianfit | 27 April, 2007 1 comment

Spinal Tap is reuniting to play at the Live Earth shows. OK, it's official. When Spinal Tap decides to get involved in efforts to stop global warming, we know we've got a critical mass of people who get it . This represents perhaps...

Asian energy [r]evolution

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 April, 2007 2 comments

Back in my home country (the US) some of the more weasely politicians say we shouldn't commit to binding CO2 reductions (as in the Kyoto Protocol ) until rapidly developing nations (like China) also make binding commitments - because...

Strange bedfellows: McDonald's, Greenpeace, and the Amazon rainforest

Blog entry by brianfit | 26 April, 2007 3 comments

Here's an article in the Washington Post about our campaign against Amazon destruction through soy plantations. Some of you may remember us locking horns with McDonald's in the "McAmazon" campaign; this is a nice glimpse of what was...

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