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New global energy strategy tackles climate change, saving USD 18 trillion in fuel costs

Press release | 27 October, 2008 at 10:53

Aggressive investment in renewable power generation and energy efficiency could create an annual USD 360 billion industry, providing half of the world's electricity, slashing over USD 18 trillion in future fuel costs while protecting the climate,...

Energy Revolution 2008 - Executive Summary

Publication | 27 October, 2008 at 0:00

This is a 16 page summary of the report that provides a blueprint showing how to apply existing technologies to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, whilst allowing for an increase in energy consumption. The report is divided into 10 regional...

Energy Revolution 2008

Publication | 27 October, 2008 at 0:00

This report provides a blueprint showing how to apply existing technologies to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, whilst allowing for an increase in energy consumption. The report is divided into 10 regional reports, with a global summary. It...

Energy Revolution 2008 - Launch Brief

Publication | 27 October, 2008 at 0:00

In these times of economic crisis, the need to support Greenpeace’s ‘Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook’ takes on an increased impetus, as it shows how tackling climate change by investing in renewable energy systems and...

Protesters, government call for coal plant shut down

Feature story | 26 October, 2008 at 14:48

A series of protests this morning pressured the energy company Enel to shut down its coal-fired power plant in Genoa, Italy. Enel is keeping the plant open, despite demands by the regional government to shut it down immediately.

Greenpeace tells Enel to "Quit Coal" in Genoa

Press release | 26 October, 2008 at 12:14

Greenpeace called on the energy company Enel to shut down its coal-fired power plant in Genoa, the capital of the Liguria region of Italy, in a series of actions this morning. Enel is persisting in keeping the plant open, despite demands by the...

Greenpeace starts an energy revolution in Sardinia

Press release | 20 October, 2008 at 10:37

Sardinian authorities have promised to revise the region's energy plans to meet EU climate protection targets, following a Greenpeace blockade at the E.ON owned Fiume Santo coal-fired power station to protest planned expansion of climate changing...

Coal blockade brings climate commitment

Feature story | 20 October, 2008 at 0:00

The Quit Coal tour was back in action this weekend in Italy. Activists showed up at the E.ON owned Fiume Santo coal-fired power station to let Sardinia and E.ON know their plan to expand coal capacity in the region wouldn’t go unnoticed.

Coal, the EU and E.ON

Publication | 19 October, 2008 at 10:29

E.ON is one of the largest utilities in Europe. Its total electricity generation capacity is approximately 56,000 MW. Other European utilities, such as Essent in the Netherlands, have recently decided to cancel their proposed coal-fired power...

Poor countries neglected in financial bail-outs

Feature story | 17 October, 2008 at 0:00

The urgency shown by rich countries to tackle the financial meltdown stands in stark contrast to their foot-dragging and broken promises over aid and poverty alleviation, human rights and climate change.

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