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Greenpeace Briefing: Tropical Deforestation and the Kyoto Protocol, Sept 07

Publication | 24 September, 2007 at 2:00

The destruction of the world’s forests is one of the main causes of climate change, second only to the energy sector. Tropical forests contain up to 40 percent of the world's terrestrial carbon and play a powerful role in mitigating the growing...

Greenpeace Briefing: China - taking action on climate change

Publication | 24 September, 2007 at 2:00

What China is doing in response to climate change?

Forest Defenders Camp Briefing

Publication | 9 October, 2007 at 2:00

Briefing about the Forest Defenders Camp in Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, the FDC will show the forest and peatland destruction that is harming biodiversity and the global climate due to high levels of greenhouse gas emitted.

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage

Publication | 19 October, 2007 at 2:00

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.

Renewable Energy and Climate Change

Publication | 5 November, 2007 at 1:00

It is a truism that we cannot continue forever consuming the earth’s finite energy resources. In the long term, the world’s energy system will be supplied completely by renewable energy sources. Unfortunately ‘in the long term’ isn’t good enough.

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate - full report

Publication | 8 November, 2007 at 1:00

Every year, 1.8 billion tonnes (Gt) of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows...

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate

Publication | 8 November, 2007 at 1:00

Every year, 1.8 billion tonnes (Gt) of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows...

Saving the climate: Quit nuclear madness - Energy Revolution Now!

Publication | 11 November, 2007 at 20:25

Humanity faces the challenge of halving global greenhouse gas emissions before 2050 to stave off potentially irreversible climate change. Nuclear power is a distraction. Its potential is too limited, it is too costly and it takes too long to...

Italy: Electricity, Coal and Climate Change

Publication | 29 November, 2007 at 1:00

A briefing paper on the energy profile of Italy.

Coal-fired Power Stations and the European Union

Publication | 29 November, 2007 at 10:56

A briefing paper on Coal-fired power stations and the European Union.

Tropical deforestation and the Kyoto Protocol

Publication | 3 December, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace's proposal for how the Kyoto Protocol should address the issue of tropical deforestation, which accounts for approximately 20 per cent of global C02 emissions.

Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism - A Discussion Paper

Publication | 4 December, 2007 at 1:00

Tropical deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples. Human induced climate change is projected to cause significant adverse effects on...

Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism - Executive Summary

Publication | 4 December, 2007 at 17:35

Tropical deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples. Human induced climate change is projected to cause significant adverse effects on...

Habbo teens climate change survey

Publication | 5 December, 2007 at 1:00

A new survey of nearly 50,000 teenagers from around the world today reveals that 74 per cent of teens believe that global warming is a serious problem and are more concerned about it than any other issue including drugs, violence or war.

Summary: The Economics of Nuclear Power

Publication | 5 December, 2007 at 12:15

Summary of a new report published by a team of international energy and economic experts which conclusively proves that nuclear power is neither a practical nor economically viable solution to tackling climate change.

The Bali decisions

Publication | 17 December, 2007 at 4:54

What was actually decided by governments at the climate talks in Bali?

Bush Major Emitter Meetings (MEM): wrong way on climate change

Publication | 30 January, 2008 at 4:45

A briefing on the Major Economies Meeting (also known as the Major Emitters Meeting).

Freedom for the Seas: Now and for the Future

Publication | 1 March, 2008 at 1:00

It is clearer today than ever before that the threats to ocean life are growing and beyond the capacity of any one nation to address alone. While in the past, we primarily spoke of overfishing or destructive fishing and their impacts on ocean...

Black Holes in Deep Oceans Space: Closing the Legal Voids in High Seas Biodiversity...

Publication | 1 March, 2008 at 1:00

The challenges facing our oceans in the 21st Century require that the primacy of the concept of “Freedom for the Seas” (Libertas Mari) be restored. The international community must act now on its commitments to protect the marine environment, so...

The Lion Wakes Up (Executive Summary)

Publication | 6 March, 2008 at 15:14

In January 2008, after three years of good news about decreasing annual rates of deforestation in the Amazon region, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the Brazilian National Institute on Space Research (INPE) released...

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