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February 24: Members tell Facebook "say no to coal"; EU's GE cultivation decreased by...

Blog entry by mwilson | 24 February, 2010

This is a trial series. Members tell Facebook to ditch coal power for clean renewable energy. © Greenpeace Facebook's decision to base its new data center in the Oregon town of Princeville - powered by coal from PacifiCorp,...

Energy [R]evolution release

Press release | 7 June, 2010 at 12:06

Berlin, 7 June 2010 – The renewable power industry could support 8.5 million jobs by 2030 (1), if governments seize the opportunity to invest in a greener future, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy...

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...

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...

From Tianjin to Cancun:briefing

Publication | 3 October, 2010 at 23:13

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.

Wind power to provide a fifth of world’s electricity by 2030

Press release | 12 October, 2010 at 9:23

Beijing, 12 October 2010: Wind could meet 12% of global power demand by 2020, and up to 22% by 2030, according to a study published today by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International.

Wind turbines at Butterwick Moor

Image | 19 October, 2010 at 12:25

19 October 2010 - UK. Construction of wind turbines at Butterwick Moor, County Durham, UK

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...

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...

Earth Hour in Manila

Image | 26 March, 2011 at 13:26

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

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...

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...

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...

Greenpeace urges G8 to take a safe bet on renewable energy instead of gambling with...

Press release | 25 May, 2011 at 11:36

Deauville, France, 25 May 2011 -- Greenpeace urged heads of state attending this week’s G8 summit to choose public health over private profit by backing a secure future powered by renewable energy. The international environmental organisation is...

Greenpeace hails German nuclear plant closures but calls for earlier phase out

Press release | 30 May, 2011 at 14:21

Berlin, 30 May 2011 -– Responding to the German government’s plans for the immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants, Greenpeace hailed the move as a very important step towards ending nuclear power globally. However, the international...

The Silent Energy [R]evolution

Publication | 23 June, 2011 at 10:54

A new analysis of the global power plant market launched by Greenpeace International shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology. In addition, renewable energy expanded rapidly, to...

Nuclear Delusions

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 7 July, 2011 17 comments

Why nuclear power is not a solution to our energy challenge The heating of Earth remains the most urgent symptom of humanity’s mismanagement of our technological civilization. Desperately seeking answers for a low carbon energy...

Greenpeace response to the 2011 IEA World Energy Outlook

Press release | 9 November, 2011 at 17:39

Amsterdam, 9 November 2011 – Greenpeace responded to today’s publication of the World Energy Outlook by the International Energy Agency, which warns leaders of the need for strong action to reduce greenhouses gases within five years, by calling...

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...

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...

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