Greenpeace Reports

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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...

Recycled Tissue and Toilet Paper Guide

Publication | February 17, 2009 at 18:00

Did you know? Americans could save more than 400,000 trees if each family bought a roll of recycled toilet paper—just once. Recycled tissue products help protect ancient forests, clean water, and wildlife habitat. It's easier on the Earth to...

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.

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