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Global Shift

Publication | 18 October, 2017 at 8:00

According to recent news reports, coal power is being squeezed between two trends: the shrinking deployment of new coal plants and the accelerating retirement of old coal plants.

Clicking Clean

Publication | 10 January, 2017 at 9:00

The internet will likely be the largest single thing we build as a species. Tasked with creating and then catering to the world’s insatiable appetite for messages, photos, and streaming video, along with critical systems supporting our financial,...

The Great Water Grab

Publication | 22 March, 2016 at 2:15

Water is essential for all life on earth and plays a central role in human development: from sanitation and health, to food and energy production, to industrial activities and economic development.

This Far, No Further

Publication | 2 March, 2016 at 7:00

Investigations by Greenpeace have shown industrial fishing fleets using destructive bottom trawling are invading previously pristine areas of the Barents Sea in the Norwegian Arctic.

Global Solar Thermal Electricity

Publication | 4 February, 2016 at 18:30

This is the 4th joint report of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA) Greenpeace International and SolarPACES since 2003.

Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) report

Publication | 2 December, 2015 at 12:00

In September 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) announced the publication of a new Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) report. This is the country’s official report to the UNFCCC, establishing baseline...

Energy Revolution 2015

Publication | 21 September, 2015 at 3:00

This is the year when the fight against climate change could take a dramatic turn. The conference in Paris in December presents political and business leaders with the opportunity to take the critical decisions needed if we are to keep average...

Clicking Clean 2015

Publication | 12 May, 2015 at 20:00

While there may be significant energy efficiency gains from moving our lives online, the explosive growth of our digital lives is outstripping those gains. Publishing conglomerates now consume more energy from their data centers than their...

Global Wind Energy Outlook

Publication | 21 October, 2014 at 6:00

Published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International, the Global Wind Energy Outlook is a biennial report that examines the status and future prospects of wind power.

Clicking Clean 2014

Publication | 1 April, 2014 at 3:44

Clicking Clean: How Companies are Building the Green Internet

Who is responsible for climate change?

Publication | 21 November, 2013 at 13:10

Climate change is no longer an abstract concept that scientists and environmentalists discuss, but a reality of many people’s lives. Over the past few years record breaking and extreme weather events including sweltering summers, super-storms,...

Silent Killers

Publication | 12 June, 2013 at 1:00

32,000 life years would be robbed every year if the coal-fired power plants currently under construction or in planning go into operation. This loss of life is entirely unnecessary, as renewable energy and the latest cutting-edge energy-efficient...

Cool IT Leaderboard 6

Publication | 24 April, 2013 at 18:00

The Cool IT Leaderboard evaluates global IT companies on their leadership in the fight to stop climate change. The IT sector possesses the innovative spirit, technological know-how, and political influence to bring about a rapid clean energy...

Point of No Return

Publication | 22 January, 2013 at 15:00

The world is quickly reaching a Point of No Return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. With total disregard for this unfolding global disaster, the fossil fuel industry is planning 14 massive coal, oil and gas projects that would...

Cool Technologies: Working Without HFCs

Publication | 9 November, 2012 at 14:32

The rapid phase out of HFCs — “short-term climate forcing substances” — is one of the immediate preventative measures that can be taken today to try to avoid near-term climate tipping points.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Publication | 27 August, 2012 at 19:37

Sea ice is frozen sea water that waxes and wanes in response to the cooling and warming of the Arctic throughout the year. The ice pack reaches its greatest extent at the end of the winter, during March, and its lowest point at the end of the...

Climate Change Impacts on Arctic Wildlife

Publication | 27 August, 2012 at 17:56

It is now very evident that the temperatures in the Arctic are warming due to climate change, with a resulting impact on sea ice. Over the past 100 years, average Arctic temperatures have increased at almost twice the global average rate.

Apple Clean Energy Road Map

Publication | 12 July, 2012 at 18:00

The following analysis updates our evaluation of Apple to account for its recent clean energy announcements, and outlines the additional steps Apple should take to fulfill its laudable ambition to set a new bar with a “coal-free” and 100%...

Greenwash+20

Publication | 12 June, 2012 at 15:45

Today, greenwash is alive and well, as you will no doubt see at the Rio+20 conference. The Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) coalition, for example, will be there again, and we invite you to compare their rhetoric to what was...

Energy Revolution 2012

Publication | 1 June, 2012 at 12:27

Energy [R]evolution 2012 provides a consistent fundamental pathway for how to protect our climate: getting the world from where we are now to where we need to be by phasing out fossil fuels and cutting CO2 emissions while ensuring energy security.

How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Cool IT Leaderboard 5

Publication | 8 February, 2012 at 7:00

Pitching global IT companies against each other to find who comes out top in the fight to stop climate change, the 5th edition of the Leaderboard compares the firms on their IT Climate Solutions, IT Energy Impact and Political Advocacy.

The Dirty Dozen in Durban

Publication | 5 December, 2011 at 8:05

The Dirty Dozen are the top representatives of those corporate polluters that are holding us back from a global deal to limit and reverse GHG emissions worldwide. Greenpeace’s report ‘Who’s Holding Us Back?’ has documented the global effort,...

Good Deal for Forests

Publication | 30 November, 2011 at 13:54

Why protecting tropical forests is vital to tackling climate change

Durban COP Position Paper

Publication | 29 November, 2011 at 17:41

A green energy revolution is happening. A critical and rapidly growing mass of people, companies, cities and private initiatives are taking on the climate challenge, investing and modernizing their lives and leading their businesses and the...

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...

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:

Guide to Greener Electronics - 17th Edition

Publication | 3 November, 2011 at 16:30

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics - 17th Edition aims to reducing the environmental impact of the electronics sector, its energy use and emissions throughout its supply chain and avoiding the use of unsustainable materials. The Guide also...

A just and fair economy

Publication | 1 November, 2011 at 12:35

At Rio de Janeiro in 2012 governments must change the dangerous course we’re on. Sustainable Development Goals should be launched to form the basis of development within planetary boundaries.

The Dark Side of Volkswagen

Publication | 30 June, 2011 at 9:42

The Volkswagen Group is the largest car maker in Europe. It has repeatedly claimed that it wants to be a ‘green’ company, but has so far failed to live up to its green ambitions. It has been slow to make its fleet more efficient, despite having...

The Truth behind the CAP

Publication | 22 June, 2011 at 16:56

Thirteen two-page factsheets on the need for CAP reform, endorsed by a wide coalition of organisations.

Letter to Sir Bill Gammell

Publication | 22 June, 2011 at 15:17

A letter from Greenpeace Executive Director John Sauven to Cairn Energy CEO Bill Gammell asking for the release of Cairn's Arctic oil spill response plan.

English translation of key passage

Publication | 9 June, 2011 at 20:51

English translation of the key passage from the Dutch text of the Amsterdam court's ruling in favour of Cairn Energy in it's application for an injunction against Greenpeace.

Cairn injunction ruling - Full Dutch text

Publication | 9 June, 2011 at 20:40

Full Dutch text of the Amsterdam court's ruling in favour of Cairn Energy in it's application for an injunction against Greenpeace.

Legal assessment of the extent to which Greenlandic law prevents Cairn Energy...

Publication | 8 June, 2011 at 16:54

Greenpeace Nordic obtained this independent legal assessment of the extent to which Greenlandic law prevents Cairn Energy publishing its oil Spill Response Plan.

Complaint to the Greenland Ombudsman

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 12:25

Greenpeace complaint regarding the Bureau of Mineral Petroleum’s refusal of access to a number of documents related to oil exploration in West Greenland, and some procedural errors by the BMP in the treatment of access requests.

G8 Climate and Energy Action Checklist 2011

Publication | 25 May, 2011 at 13:20

G8 leaders have a unique opportunity to drive a renewable energy revolution and prevent catastrophic climate change. To be considered a success, the G8 must meet the demands in the Greenpeace G8 Checklist.

UK Document on Arctic Drilling

Publication | 24 May, 2011 at 13:11

UK Document on impossibility of oil spill clean up in the Arctic

UK Document on Arctic Drilling

Publication | 24 May, 2011 at 13:07

UK Document on impossibility of oil spill clean up in the Arctic

How dirty is your data?

Publication | 21 April, 2011 at 0:11

"How Dirty Is Your Data?" is the first ever report on the energy choices made by IT companies including Akamai, Amazon.com (Amazon Web Services), Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo, and highlights the need for...

Battle of the grids

Publication | 18 January, 2011 at 10:56

Europe’s electricity grid is characterised by big, polluting power stations pumping out constant energy, regardless of consumer need. Climate policy and consumer demand are hurtling us towards a smarter, more efficient Europe-wide grid opening up...

Cool IT Leaderboard 4

Publication | 7 December, 2010 at 13:51

It has been two years since the Climate Group published "SMART 2020", a report that uncovered the IT sector's potential to reduce economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions to 15 percent of business as usual by 2020. Accordingly, this is the fourth...

Emerging Economies Brief

Publication | 30 November, 2010 at 21:52

Minding the gap: Clean, low-carbon development in emerging economies: challenges and opportunities

COP 16 Main policy briefing

Publication | 26 November, 2010 at 2:49

What Cancun can deliver for the climate.

Solar Generation 2010

Publication | 27 October, 2010 at 15:30

Solar photovoltaic could account for 5% of global power demand by 2020, and up to 9% by 2030, according to this global solar photovoltaic outlook by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) and Greenpeace International.

From Tianjin to Cancun:briefing

Publication | 4 October, 2010 at 1:13

In the wake of the Copenhagen failure of last yearʼs climate talks, the worldʼs governments now need to regroup and decide on the future they want for a climate agreement.

Energy Revolution 2010

Publication | 7 June, 2010 at 11:24

A global energy scenario paints a picture of our common future – the picture depicts how the future could unfold. Energy scenarios send important messages on alternative futures to decision makers in political, financial, industrial sectors as...

Mind the Gap

Publication | 1 June, 2010 at 14:15

There is a major gap between what Governments have pledged since Copenhagen on greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets - and what is actually needed to keep global temperature rise to below 2 degrees C. But there are solutions!

Cool IT Leaderboard 3

Publication | 4 May, 2010 at 20:17

Greenpeace's Cool IT Challenge calls on leading Information Technology (IT) companies to be champions in the fight to stop climate change. The IT sector possesses the innovative spirit, technological know-how, and political influence to bring...

Stop Forest Crime in DRC

Publication | 31 March, 2010 at 16:52

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

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