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Bosques para el Clima: una propuesta de Greenpeace para desarrollar un enfoque...

Publication | 27 April, 2009 at 17:03

Spanish version of the Forests for Climate Report : Developing a hybrid approach for REDD

Open Letter to Mohamed ElBaradei

Publication | 2 March, 2009 at 1:00

The open letter addressed to Mohamed ElBaradei, IAEADirector General. The letter is signed by representatives of GreenpeaceInternational (The Netherlands), Citizens Nuclear Information Center(Japan) and Green Action (Japan).

REDD: Safeguards

Publication | 29 November, 2011 at 17:02

The Cancun agreement lists seven safeguards in accordance with which REDD+ activities are to be undertaken, and which are to be promoted and supported:

REDD: Reference Levels

Publication | 29 November, 2011 at 17:29

Decisions made on reference levels will in large part determine whether REDD will strengthen or weaken the global effort to avert catastrophic climate change. National reference levels that incentivise real permanent emission reductions from...

Chernobyl – A Nuclear Catastrophe 20 years on

Publication | 24 April, 2006 at 13:06

This review considers Chernobyl as it is today and how it might be in future decades. It gives regard to past decisions on how to isolate and cope with the radioactivity and contamination, and it reviews the present approach to management and...

TNC Submission to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works 1999

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Letter from Tia Nelson at The Nature Conservancy to the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works regarding climate change legislation, March 24, 1999.

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...

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...

Threats to the Oceans

Publication | 17 November, 2005 at 10:28

"There's enough on this planet for everyone's needs but not for everyone's greed"Mahatma GandhiShort summary of the key threats to our oceans - industrial and destructive fishing, wholesale stealing of fish stocks, fish farming, pollution and...

Climate Change and the Insurance Industry

Publication | 24 May, 1993 at 2:00

Hurricane Andrew caused more than US$ 16 billion in damages in the United States. In this 1993 report, Greenpeace policy advisor Jeremy Leggett assessed the options for insurance industry action in the face of mounting costs for climate-related...

Man made chemicals in Maternal and Umbilical cord blood

Publication | 8 September, 2005 at 2:00

Detailed testing results from the TNO laboratory analysis for the report "A present for life" which confirms that known or suspected hazardous chemicals from eight chemical groups are commonly present in umbilical cord blood.

Invest in a Clean Energy Future

Publication | 30 June, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace exposes the EU’s dirty energy subsidies.

Dow: Pay your debt to the victims of Bhopal before investing in new textiles

Publication | 20 September, 2004 at 2:00

On the night of December 2nd - 3rd 1984, 40 tonnes of lethal gases leaked from the Union Carbide Corporation’s pesticide factory in Bhopal, India. 8,000 people died immediately, today the toll has reached some 20,000 people.Well over 150,000...

Then and Now - Pre war fiction and post war reality.

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

The quotes from before the war by the US and UK governments and the realities discovered after the war.

Noranda, from Canada to Patagonia, a Life of Crime

Publication | 6 November, 2003 at 1:00

One of the world’s largest integrated mining and metals companies, the Canadian-founded Noranda, Inc. has left a trail of pollution across the Americas. Noranda has accumulated over US$1.2 million of fines for breaching environmental ...

Reach Regulation Public Internet Consultation

Publication | 11 July, 2003 at 2:00

Is REACH possible? This is a joint NGO submission for the EU Commission's internet consultation on the proposed Chemicals Policy Reform.

Oil and the Iraq Crisis

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

Control over oil is a central motivation for the Bush administration's military confrontation with Iraq. The unilateralist nature of the US's new security stance in a post September 11th world has become inexorably linked with the importance of...

Islands Adrift: Comparing Industrial and Small-Scale Economic Options for Marovo...

Publication | 1 March, 1999 at 1:00

Our report "Islands Adrift" shows that small-scale development options (like reef fishing, beche de mer collection, ecotimber and ecotourism) were worth US$29 million to landowners, compared to US$8 million for industrial logging.

Forest Views: a newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies,...

Publication | 1 October, 2002 at 2:00

In this Issue: Forestry in BC: Business as Usual, Forest Practices Code, Who´s Good, Between the Covers? Wind Generation and Benchmarks.

Anything Goes? Report on PEFC-Certified Finnish Forestry

Publication | 29 January, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace Nordic and the Finnish Nature League studied PEFC-certified forestry in Finland in the autumn of 2000 and the beginning of year 2001. The report Anything goes? published in January 2001 examines the ecological reliability of the PEFC...

Sustainable Energy for Poverty Reduction: an action plan

Publication | 30 September, 2002 at 2:00

Sustainable development will only happen if poverty is tackled and the environment is protected. It is a false dilemma to say that we either tackle poverty or we save the planet. ITDG (Practical Answers to Poverty) and Greenpeace believe that...

Citizen Coal: Australia and its neighbours

Publication | 30 August, 2002 at 2:00

Australia is ‘the king of coal’ and the number one greenhouse gas emitter, per capita, in the world. It is failing to take any action on climate change by rejecting the Kyoto Protocol in order to protect its vested interests – including coal...

Invitation: Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol

Publication | 27 August, 2002 at 2:00

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Greenpeace International organise a joint event in Johannesburg

Offshore Wind Energy in the North Sea

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Technical Possibilities and Ecological Considerations - A Study for Greenpeace.

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | 27 November, 2008 at 15:00

Coal burning has existed for centuries, and its use as a fuel has been recorded since the 1100s. It powered the Industrial Revolution, changing the course of first Britain, and then the world, in the process. In the US, the first coal-fired power...

Energy [R]evolution vs. IEA World Energy Outlook

Publication | 12 November, 2008 at 1:00

World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2008 for the first time takes the climate crisis really into account and develops two alternative scenarios. While Greenpeace welcomes this approach, the scenarios lack a long-term projection to 2050 and beyond. Both...

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...

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.

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...

Stop Forest Crime in DRC

Publication | 31 March, 2010 at 16:52

Impunity still prevails in logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Renewables 24/7

Publication | 4 February, 2010 at 1:00

Smart grid or super grid, decentralised or centralised renewable power plants? The discussion about the future of our power supply is running hot, and hi- tech visions are everywhere.

Kenya Overcomes Pests and Weeds with Ecological Solutions

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Kenyan farmers utilize local knowledge of ecological and sustainable farming practices to cope with pests, enhancing yields over industrial agriculture or monoculture, by up to 350 percent.

Success or Failure in Copenhagen

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 15:35

Once the smoke blows away and the mirrors are removed it becomes obvious that the focus by some world leaders on the process of the climate negotiations is designed to obscure their reluctance to talk about the substance.

Shared Vision

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 15:28

The Bali Action Plan (BAP), agreed in 2007, launched a two-year negotiating process to agree a climate deal. The Copenhagen Climate Summit is the deadline for that agreement. One of the key elements of the BAP was the 'shared vision.' The...

How committed are we?

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 14:22

Why the Copenhagen Treaty should keep the current five-year commitment periods.

HFCs in the Copenhagen Deal

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 14:02

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been increasingly used in the last decade or so as alternative refrigerants to ozone-damaging CFCs, which are now banned under the Montreal Protocol. Unfortunately, although considered ozone-friendly, HFCs are...

National Forest Fund Approaches

Publication | 3 November, 2009 at 18:20

Deforestation, particularly in the tropics, contributes almost a fifth of greenhouse gases (GHGs) that contribute to climate change and an effective financial mechanism to help nations protect their forests essential to a successful climate deal.

Carbon Scam: Noel Kempff Carbon Action Project and the Push for sub-national Forest...

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 16:53

Sub-prime carbon brought to you by AEP, BP and Pacificorp

"Re-Leaf From the Heat" - an article by The Nature Conservancy

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Report by The Nature Conservancy about the potential for slowing or averting climate change with policies focused on preserving forests as carbon sinks.

Making REDD Work

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

The Nature Conservancy's Relections on their Experience with Policy and Practice regarding the REDD mechanism for protecting forests.

SGS Validation and Verification for the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Independent assessment of the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project, by verification, testing & certification company SGS.

Multi-group Letter on Offsets Provisions in the ACES Draft

Publication | 17 October, 2009 at 19:00

Letter to US House of Representatives Co-Chairmen Henry Waxman and Edward Markey, from carbon emissions trading associations with regard to the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009.

Noel Kempff Mercado Climate Action Project

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Overview of the Noel Kempff Climate Action Plan, one of the world’s first large-scale REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) projects.

Activities Implemented Jointly for Noel Kempff Project

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Sauvegarder les Forets pour preserver le climat

Publication | 21 September, 2009 at 17:10

French version of the Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Position paper on F-gases

Publication | 5 August, 2009 at 2:00

F-gases, a potent greenhouse gas are widely used, yet there are commercially available alternatives for most of their applications that are not harming to the climate.

Monsoon Wager

Publication | 4 June, 2009 at 12:52

Science increasingly suggests that climate change will affect the pattern of the Indian monsoon, on which 60 percent of Indian crops, one third of GDP and 70 percent of the population depend.

Greenpeace Cool IT Challenge Scoring Criteria

Publication | 27 May, 2009 at 2:00

Scoring IT companies on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to prevent climate change.

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