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Greenpeace intercepts illegal US electronic waste shipment to Hong Kong

Press release | 14 June, 2008 at 12:32

Greenpeace activists boarded the Yang Ming Success and prevented the offloading of an illegal container of waste electronic devices (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the United States, on its way to Sanshui district in mainland China, via Hong...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | 14 June, 2008 at 0:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the US was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland China meaning...

Greenpeace occupies proposed Philippine coal station site

Feature story | 13 June, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists from different countries, including the crew of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior, and members of Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE) have established a "climate defenders camp" at the site of a proposed...

Greenpeace protesters around the world return electronic waste to Philips headquarters

Press release | 10 June, 2008 at 11:41

Greenpeace activists returned electronic waste (e-waste) to Philips’ head offices around the world today, to highlight the company’s failure to take responsibility for its end-of-life products. With protests in the Netherlands, Denmark, India and...

Greenpeace letter to Philips - June 10 2008

Publication | 10 June, 2008 at 0:00

How Philips can become a green leader.

"Sense and Simplicity" - or simply nonsense?

Feature story | 10 June, 2008 at 0:00

“Sense and Simplicity” became the slogan of the Dutch electronics giant, Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV – better known as Philips – in 2004. But when it comes to taking responsibility for the electronic waste (e-waste) generated by their...

Greenpeace rejects the IEA’s reliance nuclear and carbon capture technologies

Press release | 6 June, 2008 at 3:05

Today’s publication of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest energy forecast, to coincide with the start of the G8 Energy Ministers meeting, should be welcomed for its recognition that half the world’s energy could be supplied by...

Energy Revolution 2008 - Scenario for Japan

Publication | 6 June, 2008 at 2:50

Two scenarios up to the year 2050 are outlined in this report.

Greenpeace calls on EU Environment Ministers to protect the climate and ignore...

Press release | 5 June, 2008 at 0:00

As European Environment Ministers arrived in Luxemburg for a meeting which will include discussions about limiting greenhouse gas emissions for cars, five Greenpeace activists dropped banners from a crane next to the venue accusing the car...

Icelandic Whale Meat Destined for a House in Tokyo

Press release | 4 June, 2008 at 19:32

Tonnes of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland and minke whale meat from Norway have been exported to Japan has been left sitting in deep freezers in customs, despite claims by the Icelandic exporter that there is a market for the meat.

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