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CeBIT launch of climate leadership challenge

Feature story | 3 March, 2009 at 0:00

Schwarzenegger says they're "whining", Gartner says they're "sleepwalking". IT industry chiefs can help usher in a new low-carbon era, if only they would lead by example and lobby governments for a strong climate agreement in Copenhagen. That's...

Greenpeace sets Climate Leadership Challenge for the IT industry

Press release | 3 March, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace has launched its 'IT Climate Leadership Challenge', calling on the CEOs of the IT industry to provide real solutions for the imminent threat of global warming while also tackling the current economic crisis by turning climate change...

Open Letter to Mohamed ElBaradei

Publication | 2 March, 2009 at 0:00

The open letter addressed to Mohamed ElBaradei, IAEADirector General. The letter is signed by representatives of GreenpeaceInternational (The Netherlands), Citizens Nuclear Information Center(Japan) and Green Action (Japan).

Electronics giant Philips takes a big step forward with change in recycling policy

Press release | 26 February, 2009 at 7:32

Greenpeace welcomes Philips' announcement of a change in its recycling policy. Earlier this week Philips confirmed that the costs of recycling its products should no longer be paid directly by the consumer through an additional fixed fee but...

VICTORY! Philips accepts recycling responsibility

Feature story | 26 February, 2009 at 0:00

We are delighted that Philips has announced a change in its recycling policy, taking responsibility for the cost of recycling its own products. Earlier this week Philips confirmed that these costs should no longer be paid directly by its...

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...

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...

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