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Wind power to provide a fifth of world’s electricity by 2030

Press release | 12 October, 2010 at 9:23

Beijing, 12 October 2010: Wind could meet 12% of global power demand by 2020, and up to 22% by 2030, according to a study published today by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International.

This is what YOU made happen in 2015...

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | 29 December, 2015

It may have been the  warmest year on record , but one thing’s for sure: 2015 signalled hope and change for the enviro-movement. Here are 9 things you helped happen in 2015. A large scale message made by hundreds of people...

UN climate panel says beating climate change is possible and affordable

Press release | 13 April, 2014 at 11:02

Berlin, 13 April 2014 – Fifteen Greenpeace Germany activists demonstrated at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate today urging governments and businesses to deliver “Power to the People – Clean Energy Now” as the world´s leading climate and energy...

Time to power up your future

Blog entry by Cristiana De Lia | 11 August, 2015

Just three weeks ago we asked you to stand with us to protect our Mediterranean from the threat of dirty and dangerous fossil fuels. And to share our vision of a pristine solar paradise. So much has happened since then. Here are a...

Nuclear Delusions

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 7 July, 2011 17 comments

Why nuclear power is not a solution to our energy challenge The heating of Earth remains the most urgent symptom of humanity’s mismanagement of our technological civilization. Desperately seeking answers for a low carbon energy...

Working for the Climate Renewable Energy and the Green Job [R]evolution

Publication | 14 September, 2009 at 0:00

It's not just the economy that's in crisis...In 2009, the world is reeling from a collapse of the financial markets. The effects have been large job losses in the UK, USA and other developed nations, volatile stock markets and millions of...

Greenpeace hails German nuclear plant closures but calls for earlier phase out

Press release | 30 May, 2011 at 14:21

Berlin, 30 May 2011 -– Responding to the German government’s plans for the immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants, Greenpeace hailed the move as a very important step towards ending nuclear power globally. However, the international...

EU leaders agree to repay carbon debt but fail to put cash on the table

Press release | 20 March, 2009 at 14:57

European leaders agreed to raise money for developing countries to tackle climate change at the EU Spring Summit in Brussels today, but failed to put any money on the table to support their plans. Greenpeace believes the lack of concrete...

The Silent Energy [R]evolution

Publication | 23 June, 2011 at 10:54

A new analysis of the global power plant market launched by Greenpeace International shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology. In addition, renewable energy expanded rapidly, to...

Fire Then and Now

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 13 July, 2016

Fire is the fundamental human technology, the foundation of everything that came after in human societies. Controlled fire transformed our diet, physiology, psychology, language, social structure, technologies, and our relationship to...

Solar Generation II

Publication | 18 January, 2005 at 0:00

Climate change is a key challenge that needs to be tackled by competitive eco-technologies. The European Union has played a leading role in defining the Kyoto Protocol. The forthcoming implementation of the emissions trading instrument will pave...

Solar Generation

Publication | 2 July, 2001 at 0:00

Solar electricity for over 1 billion people and 2 million jobs by 2020.

From Tianjin to Cancun:briefing

Publication | 3 October, 2010 at 23:13

In the wake of the Copenhagen failure of last yearʼs climate talks, the worldʼs governments now need to regroup and decide on the future they want for a climate agreement.

Greenpeace response to the 2011 IEA World Energy Outlook

Press release | 9 November, 2011 at 17:39

Amsterdam, 9 November 2011 – Greenpeace responded to today’s publication of the World Energy Outlook by the International Energy Agency, which warns leaders of the need for strong action to reduce greenhouses gases within five years, by calling...

Greenpeace urges G8 to take a safe bet on renewable energy instead of gambling with...

Press release | 25 May, 2011 at 11:36

Deauville, France, 25 May 2011 -- Greenpeace urged heads of state attending this week’s G8 summit to choose public health over private profit by backing a secure future powered by renewable energy. The international environmental organisation is...

Greenpeace - New Improved Ranking criteria explained

Publication | 6 January, 2010 at 0:00

The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics has new and improved sets of criteria for assessing consumer electronics companies practices on toxics, recycling and climate / energy policy.

Solar Generation V - 2008

Publication | 1 September, 2008 at 0:00

Solar Electricity for over One Billion People and 2 Million Jobs by 2020

Switching on to Green Electronics

Publication | 31 December, 2009 at 0:00

It's time for the electronics industry to green-up: this report details the problems with toxic components, recycling and energy policies, explaining what the industry needs to do to lessen its increasingly negative environmental and social impacts.

Futu[r]e Investment - energy

Publication | 5 July, 2007 at 0:00

This report shows that investment in renewables pays off quite quickly due to massive savings in fuel costs. In fact, a 'business as usual' mix in the world global power generation sector would result in 10 times higher fuel costs, when compared...

Working for the Climate Renewable Energy and the Green Job [R]evolution Briefing

Publication | 14 September, 2009 at 3:30

The solutions to the economic crisis and the environmental crisis are far from being mutually exclusive. As we head towards the Copenhagen Climate Summit, world leaders have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while cutting carbon...

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