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REDD and the effort to limit global warming to 2°C: Implications for including REDD...

Publication | March 29, 2009 at 18:00

Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) has moved firmly onto the agenda as the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) approach the climate change negotiations at the Conference of the...

The Economics of 2°C and REDD in Carbon Markets: Greenpeace summary of KEA3 report:...

Publication | March 29, 2009 at 18:00

Questions have been raised about the extent to which including REDD credits in the carbon markets would reduce incentives to invest in clean and renewable technologies and affect our ability to stay well below 2°C. Greenpeace therefore...

Indonesian deforestation factsheet

Publication | March 25, 2009 at 19:00

Indonesia is a very large country with a total area covering 1,919,440 km2. The large area makes Indonesia the fourth largest country in Asia after China, India and Saudi Arabia1. In 2003, based on the United Nations’ estimate, Indonesia is the...

SINAR MAS : Indonesian Palm Oil Menance

Publication | March 25, 2009 at 18:43

One of the growing new threats to Indonesia’s forests is the ‘gold rush’ for new oil palm plantations, driven by the increasing global demand for palm oil for food, soaps, cosmetics and biofuels. Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil producer,...

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable USA Energy Outlook

Publication | March 10, 2009 at 19:00

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable U.S.A. Energy Outlook details how the United States can cut greenhouse gas emissions to the levels we must reach in order to prevent the worst effects of global warming and simultaneously build a sustainable...

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage

Publication | February 13, 2009 at 18:00

Given the current uncertainties surrounding the effectiveness, regulatory, liability and environmental impacts of CCS, Greenpeace is opposed to the application of CCS to coal-fired power stations as a means to combat climate change.

Side-by-Side Comparison of GHG Impacts of HR1 and S336

Publication | February 9, 2009 at 18:00

A side-by-side analysis of the projected impact that the competing House and Senate versions of the stimulus bill would have on greenhouse gas emissions.

Highlights of ICF International analysis: "GHG Impact of Economic Stimulus Package"

Publication | February 3, 2009 at 18:00

Greenpeace commissioned ICF International to analyze the Obama Administration’s proposed American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009 (H.R.1) debated and passed by the House of Representatives in January.

Carbon Footprint Analysis of Economic Recovery Package

Publication | February 3, 2009 at 18:00

A new Greenpeace-commissioned carbon footprint analysis of the economic recovery package shows that the bill’s energy efficiency and conservation provisions alone could cut carbon dioxide emissions by over 61 million metric tons annually,...

Amazon Cattle Footprint, Mato Grosso: State of Destruction

Publication | January 29, 2009 at 12:40

These Greenpeace maps show that cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in the Amazon state of Mato Grosso.

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