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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...

Greenpeace report reveals the true cost of coal

Press release | 27 November, 2008 at 16:32

Greenpeace today released an analysis showing that the global cost of coal was at least €360 billion last year alone. The report, "The True Cost of Coal", released with the independent Dutch Institute CE Delft, arrived at this figure by looking...

China's planned coal-to-gas plants to emit over one billion tons of CO2

Feature story | 25 July, 2014 at 19:00

There could be 50 coal-to-gas projects operational within the next decade, producing 225 billion cubic metres of synthetic natural gas [SNG] per year, if all of the planned ones go ahead, according to comprehensive new research by Greenpeace China.

Exposed: Coal mining at the source of China's Yellow River

Feature story | 7 August, 2014 at 5:00

An investigation by Greenpeace China has revealed opencast coal mining is taking place on a remote alpine plateau in the foothills of China’s Qilian mountains.

Pledging to destroy the climate

Feature story | 1 February, 2010 at 1:00

The first milestone of the Copenhagen Accord came and went, and with it no sign of the kind of targets for cutting global warming pollution needed to steer the world off the path towards catastrophic climate change.

Indonesian rainforest burns while government silent in climate talks

Press release | 15 June, 2009 at 13:41

Greenpeace today slammed Indonesia's President Yudhoyono for his failure to stop deforestation and deliberately lit forest fires that are releasing millions of tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere and destroying critical habitats of endangered...

Concentrating Solar Power: A Multi-Billion Euro 'Green New Deal' to Save the Climate

Press release | 25 May, 2009 at 2:00

Investment in Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) will this year exceed €2 billion (USD 2.58 billion ) and could be worth €20.8 billion (USD 26.8 billion) - creating around 90,000 jobs worldwide by 2015 - according to a report launched today by...

IEA shows CO2 emissions heading in right direction but rapid reduction is needed -...

Press release | 16 March, 2016 at 10:08

Brussels, 16 March 2016 - Data released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows a stalling of global energy-related CO2 emissions in 2015, for the second year in a row.

Norway must reject CO2 ocean dumping

Feature story | 9 July, 2002 at 2:00

A controversial scheme to dispose of the fossil fuel industry's waste problems has the Norwegian government poised to undermine international law.

Naked emperors: the Greenpeace Guide to Climate Politics

Feature story | 6 November, 2009 at 10:52

You know the story. The clever tailors that convince a kingdom that only intelligent people can see the clothes they make. Everyone talks about how fine the emperor's outfit is, until one audacious voice pipes up to say there's nothing there, the...

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