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Greenpeace welcomes India's phase-out of 400 million incandescent bulbs

Press release | 25 February, 2009 at 15:15

Greenpeace today welcomed India's first step on its National Action Plan on Climate Change, a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, but called for clear targets and timelines on the other proposals listed in the plan.

India light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | 25 February, 2009 at 0:00

How many light bulbs can 1 billion people change? About 400 million wasteful incandescent bulbs, in India’s case. Today, India has put in place a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, making way for a cleaner energy future. The...

Greenpeace calls on EU leaders to back a global green deal to stop runaway climate...

Press release | 22 February, 2009 at 13:36

As the heads of key European Union countries meet today in preparation for the upcoming G20 economic meeting, Greenpeace is calling for EU leadership in backing a green new deal to solve both the economic and ecological crises facing the planet.

Sands of time push for leadership on climate crisis

Feature story | 19 February, 2009 at 0:00

In advance of Hillary Clinton's arrival in Beijing, we have delivered an open letter, together with a giant hourglass, calling for immediate cooperation and leadership between the US and China to stop global warming.The hourglass, inscribed with...

Greenpeace undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Press release | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

Electronic waste intended for recycling is being illegally exported from the United Kingdom to Nigeria disguised as second-hand goods, Greenpeace exposed in an undercover operation. Nigeria is just one of many destinations for the developed...

Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Feature story | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and...

Justice for whales, justice for Greenpeace

Feature story | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

An ancient Japanese legend says that anyone who folds 1000 paper cranes will have their heart's desire come true. On 16 February, 1000 paper whales were delivered to the Japanese embassy in Stockholm with a message "Free Junichi and Toru".From...

Notice to Media: First Pre-Trial Hearing of "Tokyo Two" Greenpeace Activists Heard...

Press release | 13 February, 2009 at 9:29

The first formal court hearing in preparation for the trial of two Greenpeace activists took place in Aomori, Japan today.

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | 12 February, 2009 at 14:29

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

'Quit Coal' Greenpeace tells Indonesia's Energy Minister

Press release | 12 February, 2009 at 13:35

Early this morning, 40 Greenpeace activists and local community representatives, wearing white face masks carrying the message 'Coal Kills' to symbolise the health damage to local communities, chained themselves to the gates of the Cilacap coal...

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