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Amazon Cattle Footprint

Publication | February 16, 2009 at 18:00

Between 2000 and 2007, the Brazilian Amazon was deforested at a rate of 19,368 square km every year. In this time, 154,312 square km of forest have been destroyed, an area larger than Greece. Deforestation and land-use change makes up 75% of...

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.

Land Use and Slaughterhouses in Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows the extent to which cattle pasture is the main use of deforested land in Mato Grosso.

Slaughterhouses and Roads in Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows how the main roads that were opened up in the 1970s link with extensive networks of unofficial roads (not shown on official charts), and how this has led to cattle ranching expanding into remote areas hundreds of kilometres from...

Original Vegetation in The State of Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

Original vegetation in the state of Mato Grosso. 185,587km² of the once lush rainforest in the state of Mato Grosso (an area twice the size of Hungary) has so far been destroyed, primarily because of cattle expansion.

Cattle ranching expansion in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

Between 1996 and 2006 the area of cattle pastures in the Brazilian Amazon grew by approximately 10 million hectares – an area about the size of Iceland.

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