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Cast Adrift

Publication | 10 December, 2004 at 1:00

How the rich are leaving the poor to sink in a warming world.

Millions at risk: dangerous to whom?

Publication | 6 December, 2004 at 1:00

There is a fundamental irony and injustice at the heart of the climate change problem. Today’s growing body of evidence of climate change indicates very clearly that the first and worst impacts of climate change are being felt by the poor in the...

Kyoto, the US, and business

Publication | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

The business community, and the world as a whole has a clear vested interest in one, clear, global system for protecting the climate, for agreeing emissions reduction targets, and for carbon trading and emissions reductions. Such a situation...

How much climate change can we bear?

Publication | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

The consequences of a 2 degree centigrade rise in global temperature and how to avoid it.

Greenfreeze: from snowball to industrial avalanche

Publication | 6 June, 2004 at 2:00

Greenfreeze is an ozone-friendly refrigeration technology developed by Greenpeace to challenge an industry that said it couldn't be done. It has gone on to dominate the European refrigeration industry and won a United Nations award for...

Sea Wind Europe

Publication | 29 February, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace has commissioned Garrad Hassan and Partners to provide a realistic vision for the development of offshore wind power to 2020. Sea Wind Europe considers whether an electricity output of 720TWh/year is a viable aspiration for 2020,and...

An Abrupt Climate Change Scenario and Its Implications for US National Security

Publication | 1 October, 2003 at 2:00

A world thrown into turmoil by drought, floods, typhoons. Whole countries rendered uninhabitable. The capital of the Netherlands submerged. The borders of the US and Australia patrolled by armies firing into waves of starving boat people...

Impacts of climate change on glaciers around the world

Publication | 9 February, 2004 at 1:00

The Patagonian ice-fields of Chile and Argentina, the largest non-Antarctic ice masses in the Southern Hemisphere, are melting faster than any other glaciers on Earth. They have lost 42 cubic kilometres of ice every year over the past seven years...

Sinks in the CDM: Do not change the 1990 reference year

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 1:00

The proposal to change the reforestation definition by moving the base year from 1990 to 2000 should clearly be rejected. Canada first tabled this idea and thereby proposes to increase the eligible land area for reforestation activities under the...

Sinks in the CDM: After the climate, will biodiversity go down the drain?!

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 1:00

Something is going seriously wrong. We are trying to protect the world's ecosystems from climate change. And now, on our first humble steps towards this goal we are about to create a subsidy system for mono-culture plantations - thereby turning...

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