A letter from Greenpeace Executive Director John Sauven to Cairn Energy CEO Bill Gammell asking for the release of Cairn's Arctic oil spill response plan.
The threat to the Forest Code and tens of millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest is real.
English translation of the key passage from the Dutch text of the Amsterdam court's ruling in favour of Cairn Energy in it's application for an injunction against Greenpeace.
Full Dutch text of the Amsterdam court's ruling in favour of Cairn Energy in it's application for an injunction against Greenpeace.
Greenpeace Nordic obtained this independent legal assessment of the extent to which Greenlandic law prevents Cairn Energy publishing its oil Spill Response Plan.
The government of Indonesia has identified the
pulp and palm oil sectors as the main drivers of
deforestation.1 Both of these sectors have been gearing
up for massive expansion, with targets to treble pulp
production over the next 15 years2...
This briefing seeks to explain several main issues surrounding national and sub-national approaches to REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation). There has been much confusion over ‘national’ versus ‘sub-national’...
Decisions made on reference levels will play a large part in determining whether REDD –Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation - will strengthen or weaken the global effort to avert catastrophic climate change.
“We cannot fall into the trap of looking at forests through only one lens: carbon.”- Rajendra Kumar Pachauri,
Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Greenpeace complaint regarding the Bureau of Mineral Petroleum’s refusal of access to a number of documents related to oil exploration in West Greenland, and some procedural errors by the BMP in the treatment of access requests.
The decisions made on reference levels will in large part determine whether REDD will strengthen or weaken the global effort to avert catastrophic climate change. National reference levels that incentivise real permanent emission reductions from...
Greenpeace and many other Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) members and stakeholders are seriously concerned that an increasing number of FSC certificates are being granted around the world to logging companies that do not meet the international...
G8 leaders have a unique opportunity to drive a renewable energy revolution and prevent catastrophic climate change. To be considered a success, the G8 must meet the demands in the Greenpeace G8 Checklist.
Industrial pollution is a severe threat to water resources around the world, particularly in the Global South where the view prevails that pollution is the price to pay for progress.
Greenpeace has released confidential UK Foreign Office documents, obtained under Freedom of Information, showing that the British government thinks an Arctic oil spill would be all but impossible to clean up.
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