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It's the ecology, stupid!

Feature story | 27 April, 2009 at 0:00

As senior diplomats and politicians from 17 countries headed towards the US State Department building in Washington DC this morning, they couldn’t have missed a couple of Greenpeace climbers dangling below a huge banner bearing a picture of our...

F-gases and Radiative Forcing

Publication | 23 April, 2009 at 12:16

Greenhouse gases have different strengths – some warm the globe more than others. To measure their net impact on the climate system, we use radiative forcing. The International Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) regularly measures the total net human...

Greenpeace history of fighting F-gases

Publication | 23 April, 2009 at 0:00

Greenfreeze — How Greenpeace transformed the refrigeration industry in Europe and Asia.

HFCs and other F-gases: The Worst Greenhouse Gases You’ve Never Heard Of

Publication | 23 April, 2009 at 0:00

HFCs are man-made greenhouse gases developed by the chemicalindustry to replace CFCs, HFCs’ ozone-killing cousins,which werec banned in 1992 by the Montreal Protocol. Unfortunately, despite their PR spin, HFCs are NOT an environmental alternative...

Natural Refrigerants: The Solutions

Publication | 23 April, 2009 at 0:00

So what is the solution? What are the alternatives to CFCs, HCFCs and HFCs, the F-gases that are a growing and serious contributor to global warming?

Treehuggers spank EU and get one step closer to a ban on naughty wood

Feature story | 22 April, 2009 at 14:05

The EU parliament is proving that all naughty boys and girls just need a good (non-violent of course) spanking once in a while. Last year, more than half a million of you watched the "Forest Love" video and more than 130,000 of you treehuggers...

One step forward, two steps back in addressing the food crisis

Press release | 22 April, 2009 at 10:35

Commenting on the declaration published today following the first G8 meeting dedicated to agriculture, Greenpeace said that the G8 Agriculture Ministers appear to be taking one step forward in putting agriculture and food security at the heart of...

This Earth Day, become a climate activist

Feature story | 21 April, 2009 at 14:58

Here at Greenpeace, we're pushers of a controlled substance. It's called hope. And our new "Inspiring Action" video is dizzy with it.

Nuclear Power: a dangerous waste of time

Publication | 20 April, 2009 at 0:00

The nuclear power industry is attempting to exploit the climate crisis by aggressively promoting nuclear technology as a “low-carbon” means of generating electricity. Nuclear power claims to be safe,cost-effective and able meet the world’s energy...

Uncertainty and High Economic Risk: The Net Present Value of an investment in nuclear...

Publication | 17 April, 2009 at 0:00

Fact: investing in wind power is far more profitable thaninvesting in nuclear power

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