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Switching on to Green Electronics

Publication | 31 December, 2009 at 1:00

It's time for the electronics industry to green-up: this report details the problems with toxic components, recycling and energy policies, explaining what the industry needs to do to lessen its increasingly negative environmental and social impacts.

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...

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

Publication | 14 September, 2009 at 5:30

The solutions to the economic crisis and the environmental crisis are far from being mutually exclusive. As we head towards the Copenhagen Climate Summit, world leaders have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while cutting carbon...

Solar picnic a taste of Thailand's renewable energy future

Press release | 23 August, 2002 at 2:00

Thailand's electricity generating authority was invited to a solar picnic today, as Greenpeace presented the company with a blueprint for a renewable energy future for Thailand.

Greenpeace - New Improved Ranking criteria explained

Publication | 6 January, 2010 at 1:00

The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics has new and improved sets of criteria for assessing consumer electronics companies practices on toxics, recycling and climate / energy policy.

Guide to Greener Electronics 14th edition

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 1:00

The 14th Guide to Greener Electronics (January 2010) provides an updated 'green' ranking of 18 consumer electronics producers, based on scores for toxic and climate / energy-related policies.

2013: Boom or bust year for the energy revolution?

Blog entry by Sven Teske | 13 January, 2013 23 comments

For many energy experts around the world, the New Year starts this coming week in Abu Dhabi at the World Future Energy Summit. This year, the summit is coupled with two political conferences dedicated to renewable energy: the...

Deaths and energy technologies

Blog entry by Jan Beránek | 15 April, 2011 22 comments

In the debate about nuclear power, some people argue that the number of fatalities that can be attributed to the coal or gas industry is much higher than fatalities caused by nuclear power – and conclude that this argument successfully...

Don’t bury the Joburg Earth summit yet!

Press release | 26 August, 2002 at 2:00

The Third Degree

Publication | 31 January, 2010 at 1:00

This briefing paper examines the implications of governments' commitments to tackling climate change in terms of overall emission reductions, expected rises in average global temperature (compared to pre-industrial times) and consequent impacts...

There’s a lot going on under the sun

Blog entry by Pat C | 12 March, 2013 1 comment

While ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has said the oil sector risks future credit downgrades , the news from the renewables energy market points to a much more promising future for solar and wind . When agencies like S&P reflect...

Are Tech Companies Greenwashers?

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 3 May, 2011

A journalist recently pointed out that if the tech sector were to adopt a color it would be green. He's right: the tech sector has made sustainability one of its main talking points. And you would think that the desire to geek out on...

Paying for oil spills

Blog entry by JulietteH | 5 August, 2010

Julien Vincent, who wrote the following blog, is a climate and energy campaigner at Greenpeace International. This blog is the first in a series about energy subsidies and feed-in-tariffs. Scanning the many arguments that...

The energy of the future

Blog entry by JulietteH | 11 June, 2010 1 comment

Make no mistake: the oil spills happening everywhere on this planet, whether in the Gulf of Mexico or in the Niger Delta are symptoms, not the disease. The disease that we're facing is a fossil fuel addiction - an addiction so...

Daily News: On nuclear protests and contaminated food

Blog entry by Alexa P | 21 March, 2011

Top news: anti-nuclear protests across the world; tourist trips to Chernobyl; increased radioactivity in milk and spinach near Fukushima; British government proposes cuts to new solar plants. © DigitalGlobe The damaged...

Ask Facebook to ♥ Renewable Energy! 24 hours left in our photo contest.

Blog entry by Anna Keenan | 15 February, 2011 6 comments

Wow! Only four days since we launched our photo-petition-competition and already we have over 500 creative entries calling on Facebook to Unfriend Coal ! View all the images – and vote by clicking ‘like’ for your favourites – by...

Choose Positive Energy

Generic multimedia item | 13 September, 2002 at 3:00

Two billion of the world's poorest people have no access to electricity. Renewable energy can provide solutions to poverty AND climate change

Earth Hour in Manila

Image | 26 March, 2011 at 14:26

26 March 2011 - Philippines. Greenpeace volunteers and other members of the public light up a sky lantern with the words "Go Renewable" during the Earth Hour event held at Malate Church in Manila. Read more

Daily News: Obama gets Osama, and is your love for Fish n’ Chips responsible for the...

Blog entry by Angela S | 2 May, 2011 1 comment

Top News:  Greenpeace calls for a moratorium on building nuclear reactors in France, a report reveals that corruption threatens global initiatives against climate change and the United Nations to start program for recycling electronic...

Solar Generation making Solar powered juices

Image | 2 August, 2007 at 15:15

Solar Generation making Solar powered juices with their Solar Bar at the World Scouts Jamboree in Hyland Park in the UK.

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