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

Publication | 14 September, 2009 at 2:00

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...

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

Press release | 20 March, 2009 at 15:57

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...

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

Press release | 12 October, 2010 at 11:23

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.

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

Press release | 30 May, 2011 at 16:21

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...

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...

International experts focus on solutions to climate change

Press release | 7 April, 2014 at 2:36

Amsterdam, 7 April 2014 – Greenpeace is urging governments and corporate leaders to accelerate the transition to 100% clean, safe energy as scientists and officials meet in Berlin this week to finalise the UN climate panel’s report on the...

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...

Greenpeace presents message beside the historic Nazca lines calling for a renewable...

Press release | 8 December, 2014 at 17:39

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Solar power could supply more than half of global electricity capacity by 2050, says IEA

Press release | 29 September, 2014 at 17:10

Amsterdam, 29 September 2014 - The International Energy Agency has concluded that the various forms of solar power could provide more than half of the world's electricity capacity by 2050, according to a new publication released today. (1) Solar...

Greenpeace response to the 2011 IEA World Energy Outlook

Press release | 9 November, 2011 at 18:39

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...

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