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Slaughtering the Amazon

Publication | May 31, 2009 at 18:00

The cattle sector in the Brazilian Amazon is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for an average of one acre lost every 8 seconds. Efforts to halt global deforestation emissions must tackle this sector.

America's Share of the Climate Crisis: A State-By-State Carbon Footprint

Publication | May 26, 2009 at 18:00

Global warming is an urgent crisis that demands immediate action to prevent climate catastrophe. The consequences of inaction are far too great, and the time remaining to reduce those consequences is running out.

Nuclear Power: a dangerous waste of time

Publication | April 19, 2009 at 18:00

The nuclear power industry is attempting to exploit the climate crisis by aggressively promoting nuclear technology as a “low-carbon” means of generating electricity. Nuclear power claims to be safe, cost-effective, and able meet the world’s...

Uncertainty and High Economic Risk: The Net Present Value of an investment in nuclear...

Publication | April 16, 2009 at 18:00

Fact: Investing in wind power is far more profitable than investing in nuclear power.

Guide to Greener Electronics - March 2009

Publication | March 31, 2009 at 9:51

The Greener Electronics Guide is our way of getting the electronics industry to take responsibility for the entire life cycle of its products. We want it to face up to the problem of e-waste and take on the challenge of tackling climate change.

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...

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