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Increasing the Ambition of EU Emissions Trading

Publication | 23 June, 2006 at 2:00

An Assessment of the Draft Second Allocation Plans and Verified Emission Reports of Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands

Crisis or Opportunity: Climate Change and Thailand

Publication | 25 July, 2006 at 12:50

This report gathers the information from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment together with studies conducted in Thailand in order to enhance the understanding and awareness of climate change impacts in Thailand.

Solar Generation - 3rd Edition

Publication | 6 September, 2006 at 2:00

Solar power can deliver electricity to more than 2 billion people, provide over 2 million jobs with an annual investment of 113 billion Euros by 2025, reveals the joint report, ‘SolarGeneration’, released by Greenpeace International and the...

Scientists Open letter to: To all authorities worldwide regulating GE crops and food

Publication | 11 September, 2006 at 11:00

Greenpeace International today sent the EU an open letter from Dr Moreno-Fierros that is addressed to all authorities worldwide regulating GE crops and food. Dr Moreno is the lead author of what may be the only peer-reviewed paper examining the...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

This study was conducted by Greenpeace to gain information on the presence of certain hazardous substances in a range of laptop computers, and to investigate testing methodologies for verifying their presence or absence. Five popular brands of...

Energy Revolution Leaflet

Publication | 29 September, 2006 at 2:00

A blue print developed by Greenpeace and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) describes a revolution for energy safety, innovation and long-term security. It details the potential of a sustainable EU energy system, and demonstrates that by 2050, it...

America is acting on Climate Change

Publication | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

The Kyoto Protocol entered into force on February 16 2005 and became international law applicable to the 166 countries that have signed and ratified the treaty but not to those who have not - most significantly the United States. There is...

How much Climate Change can we bear?

Publication | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Scientific knowledge is increasing constantly and improving our understanding of the likely changes that will come from rising global temperatures and the assessment keeps getting worse. A Greenpeace Briefing for the Climate Negotiations in...

A Guide to the Climate Negotiations in Nairobi

Publication | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

The Climate Negotiations are held in Nairobi, 6-17 November 2006.Unless governments instill some urgency in the post-2012 negotiations as well as seriously dealing with Adaptation, they will be wasting the precious little time we have to act to...

Sodruzhestvo GE free company statement

Publication | 23 November, 2006 at 10:49

Sodruzhestvo, the biggest soya importer in Russia, which supplies 70% of all soya used in the Russian food and feed industry, has stated that it will turn its new factory currently under construction in Kaliningrad into a GE free zone.

GE Rice Bad for Business: Company Statements

Publication | 30 November, 2006 at 12:50

Energy Revolution 2007

Publication | 1 January, 2007 at 16:41

This publication provides stimulating analysis on future scenarios of energy use, which focus on a range of technologies that are expected to emerge in the coming years and decades.There is now universal recognition of the fact that new...

Cleaning up our Chemical Homes - Changing the market to supply toxic-free products

Publication | 16 January, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace’s Chemical Home database was launched in 2003 to demonstrate that the substitution of hazardous substances with safer alternatives is already happening. In many cases, the use of hazardous substances is not necessary, as suitable...

Cleaning up our Chemical Homes - Changing the market to supply toxic-free products...

Publication | 16 January, 2007 at 17:03

Greenpeace’s Chemical Home database was launched in 2003 to demonstrate that the substitution of hazardous substances with safer alternatives is already happening. In many cases, the use of hazardous substances is not necessary, as suitable...

An Overview of Nuclear Facilities in Iran, Israel and Turkey

Publication | 18 February, 2007 at 20:00

This review of nuclear developments in the Middle East focuses on Turkey, Iran and Israel, but contains lessons and warnings for all countries in the region. In each country the report outlines some of the possible risks to the environment and...

IPCC AR4 briefing

Publication | 31 March, 2007 at 2:00

In February 2007 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first of a series of reports which will make up the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). “Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis”, assesses the current...

IPCC AR4 briefing - Millions at Risk

Publication | 31 March, 2007 at 19:07

There is a fundamental injustice at the heart of the climate change problem. The first and worst impacts of climate change are being felt by the poor in the developing world. Drought in sub-Saharan Africa, floods in China and India, and a near...

How to save the climate - personal how to guide

Publication | 4 April, 2007 at 2:00

A step by step guide to how you can be part of the energy [r]evolution. Full of interesting facts, educational graphics, and practical steps people can take to reduce their climate change pollution.

Carving up the Congo - Executive Summary

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Executive Sumary of 'Carving up the Congo'.

Carving Up The Congo - Part 4

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Part 4

Carving Up The Congo - Part 3

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Part 3

Carving Up The Congo - Part 2

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Part 2

Carving Up The Congo - Part 1

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Climate change caused by atmospheric buildup of greenhouse gases is the greatest threat the world faces today. Global emissions from tropical deforestation alone contribute up to 25 percent of total annual human-induced CO2 emissions to the...

Climate Change - Nuclear not the answer

Publication | 30 April, 2007 at 14:45

While the nuclear industry’s 1950s dream of clean energy that would be too cheap to meter lies in economic and environmental tatters that same industry is now desperately trying to convince us that it is the solution to climate change. While the...

Briefing: IPCC background

Publication | 30 April, 2007 at 16:08

The IPCC was established by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1988. At the time it was recognised that climate change was a serious issue and that world leaders would need unbiased...

Briefing: Key outcomes IPCC, 4th assessment report, Working Group III

Publication | 4 May, 2007 at 2:00

Summary of key outcomes of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 4th Assessment Report, Working Group III on ‘Mitigation of Climate Change’ Bangkok, May 2007

Assessments of the radiological consequences of releases from existing and proposed...

Publication | 28 May, 2007 at 2:00

This assessment examines the radiological consequences following a catastrophic failure at each of a number of NPPs.

Futu[r]e Investment - energy

Publication | 5 July, 2007 at 2:00

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...

Solar Generation IV

Publication | 3 September, 2007 at 2:00

Solar electricity for over one billion people and two million jobs by 2020.

Speech by Lo Sze Ping, Campaign Director, Greenpeace China – on behalf of Climate...

Publication | 24 September, 2007 at 2:00

Lo Sze Ping speech to UN Thematic Plenary III – Technology "Innovating a climate-friendly world – the role of technology and its dissemination"New York, 24 September 2007 Check against delivery

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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