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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...

Fossil Fuels and Climate Protection: The Carbon Logic

Publication | 1 October, 1997 at 2:00

Answers from the Ice Edge

Publication | 1 June, 1998 at 2:00

This report is about changesAlaska Native peoples of thenorthern Bering and Chukchiseas observe in their surroundings.Climate change is a gravethreat to northern ecosystemsand thus to the subsistence wayof life that is the heart of Yup’ikand...

Fueling Global Warming

Publication | 1 June, 1998 at 2:00

Federal Subsidies To Oil In TheUnited States.

The Oil Industry and Climate Change

Publication | 2 August, 1998 at 2:00

Burning more than around one quarter of the current economic reserves of oil, coal and gas, will release sufficient greenhouse gases to create a serious risk of catastrophic climate change. At the present rate of fossil fuel use, we will consume...

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.

Greenpeace and the dumping of wastes at sea

Publication | 6 June, 1999 at 2:00

It is fair to say that existing restrictions and bans on the dumping and incineration of wastes at sea would not have been enacted unless Greenpeace had undertaken and maintained a campaign to this aim in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Greenpeace´s...

Renewable Independent Power Producers (RIPPs)

Publication | 1 July, 1999 at 2:00

Restructuring the Southeast Asian Electricity Sector usingSustainable Energy

Solar Energy: From Perennial Promise to Competitive Alternative

Publication | 2 August, 1999 at 2:00

Solar energy is a promise for the future. It is a clean and sustainable source of energy thatcan provide a significant share of our energy needs. It is not only from an environmental point of view that solar energy has a future: from an economic...

The Real Face of the Kangaroo

Publication | 1 March, 2000 at 1:00

After the major cyanide spill which killed virtually all life in Hungary's second largest river, the Tisza, Greenpeace sent an international crew to the place oforigin of the spill in Romania to witness and document the situation through...

Climate Change and the Mediterranean Region

Publication | 25 May, 2000 at 2:00

Temporary sinks do not cause permanent climatic benefits.

Publication | 1 September, 2000 at 2:00

What if YOU had the Earth's RICHES but no money to spend?

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Marovo people are guardians of a natural treasure – one of the world´s largest tropical lagoons, enclosing forest clad, rainfall soaked mountains. They value traditions, trust, sharing and working together. The land, rivers and sea provide fresh...

Offshore Wind Energy in the North Sea

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Technical Possibilities and Ecological Considerations - A Study for Greenpeace.

Making a Difference

Publication | 25 May, 2001 at 2:00

A Non-governmental Organisation’s Campaign to Save the Ozone Layer

Power to Tackle Poverty

Publication | 1 June, 2001 at 2:00

Getting renewable energy to the world’s poor.

Climate change and coral bleaching

Publication | 17 June, 2001 at 2:00

This scientific study concludes that if climate change is not stopped, coral bleaching is set to steadily increase in frequency and intensity all over the world until it occurs annually by 2030 - 2070.

Background information on potential loopholes in the Kyoto Protocol Update for COP-6...

Publication | 21 June, 2001 at 2:00

Cheating the Kyoto Protocol: Loopholes undermine environmental effectiveness.

Solar Generation

Publication | 2 July, 2001 at 2:00

Solar electricity for over 1 billion people and 2 million jobs by 2020.

Fort Greely and the Star Wars program

Publication | 21 October, 2001 at 2:00

Ground clearing, a preliminary step to the construction of missile interceptor silos for the Star Wars (National Missile Defense) program, began at Fort Greely in late August 2001. Many observers including the Russian government, see such...

Danger to German nuclear power plants from crashes by passenger aircraft

Publication | 1 November, 2001 at 1:00

What can in fact happen if a passenger plane crashes into anuclear power plant – be it accidentally or brought about on purpose –

Finish the Job at COP7

Publication | 29 November, 2001 at 1:00

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

Publication | 1 December, 2001 at 1:00

In this Issue: New BC Liberals and the Great Bear Rainforest, The Ancient Forest Summit, Forest Stewardship Council Eco-Certification and Canadian Book Publishers.

Edison out: The struggle to stop coal fired power plants in Bo Nok and Ban Krut, Thailand

Publication | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

Imagine if an electricity company tried to build a dirty coal fired power plant on a rural beach near a national park in, say, southern California in 2002. Now, imagine if that coastal area was a breeding ground for whales anddolphins. Most...

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...

Analysis of the Bush Climate Change Strategy

Publication | 15 February, 2002 at 1:00

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

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

In this Issue: Will the Great Bear Rainforest agreement survive the new BC Government? Preserving an Historic Truce, Report Card, Amazon Mahogany, Markets Outreach and Can Governments Keep Promises?

Look before you log

Publication | 15 April, 2002 at 2:00

This report explores the use of logging moratoria to support ancient forest conservation and sustainable use including a look at seven case studies from around the world.

A review of the marine transport of radioactive materials with particular reference...

Publication | 19 April, 2002 at 2:00

A report to Greenpeace International by Tim Deere-Jones BSc.Hons, Maritime Studies, University of Wales, Cardiff Marine Environment & Pollution Consultant.

Countdown to a Deadly Shipment - Greenpeace briefing, April 2002

Publication | 26 April, 2002 at 2:00

General briefing on the dangerous and unneccessary plutonium trade and on the planned return of reject plutonium material from Japan to UK

Business as Usual - ‘Vinyl 2010’, The Voluntary Commitment of the PVC

Publication | 2 May, 2002 at 2:00

An examination of the contribution that the PVC Industry’s Voluntary Commitment makes in response to the European Commission’s Green PaperEnvironmental Issues of PVC and the health and environmentalconcerns posed by PVC plastic.

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Publication | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

A guide and analysis to assist countries with implementation of the treaty.

Greenpeace Newsletter July 2002 - text only

Publication | 1 July, 2002 at 2:00

This month's Greenpeace member newsletter includes features about British Nuclear Fuels' plutonium shipment on route from Japan to England the flotilla of salty sailors that will oppose it on route. Also included are articles about the Japanese...

Greenpeace Newsletter July 2002

Publication | 1 July, 2002 at 2:00

This month's Greenpeace member newsletter includes features about British Nuclear Fuels' plutonium shipment on route from Japan to England the flotilla of salty sailors that will oppose it on route. Also included are articles about the Japanese...

Alstrom - Investing in Global Warming

Publication | 2 July, 2002 at 2:00

“More than ever, it is in our interest to meet environmental demands for sustainable development.” - It’s a paradox of today that a statement as seemingly unequivocal as this made by a global energy industry giant will likely turn out to be among...

Ocean dumping of carbon dioxide - No solution to climate change

Publication | 9 July, 2002 at 2:00

Instead of reducing our reliance on fossil fuels, which would cut the problem at its source, many in industry and government want to be able to keep burning fossil fuels, and so are pushing to find ways of storing or "disposing" of CO2. Dumping...

Exporting pollution: Double standards in UK energy exports

Publication | 12 July, 2002 at 2:00

The last ten years have seen substantial financing by export credit agencies of fossil fuel powerprojects in developing countries – projects that will emit millions of tonnes of climatechanging gases into our atmosphere for decades to come.

Burning our Future

Publication | 29 July, 2002 at 2:00

The true costs of building coal-fired power plants and the case for renewable energy alternatives

Submission by Greenpeace on Issues Related to Modalities for Including Afforestation...

Publication | 23 August, 2002 at 2:00

The relative effectiveness of proposals to address non-permanence of afforestation and reforestation projects under the CDM and related accounting is discussed. Thispaper complements a separate Climate Action Network (CAN) submission, that deals...

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

Forest Crime File: Corporate Crimes

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

Forest Crime File explores the need for an international instrument on corporate accountability and liability. States are ultimately responsible for public welfare, and they must not abdicate this responsibility to the private sector.

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...

Greenpeace Showcases Solar Technologies at WSSD

Publication | 1 September, 2002 at 2:00

Eco Equity: September 2, 2002

Publication | 2 September, 2002 at 2:00

It ain't over til it's over...

Eco Equity: September 3, 2002

Publication | 3 September, 2002 at 2:00

The House is Burning

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