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Nearly half of consumers say manufacturers should be responsible for recycling mobile...

Press release | 15 August, 2016 at 5:00

Hong Kong, 15 August 2016 - Consumers say mobile phone manufacturers are releasing too many new models, according to a survey Greenpeace East Asia commissioned across six countries. In all countries surveyed, consumers were most likely to say...

CeBIT launch of climate leadership challenge

Feature story | 3 March, 2009 at 1:00

Schwarzenegger says they're "whining", Gartner says they're "sleepwalking". IT industry chiefs can help usher in a new low-carbon era, if only they would lead by example and lobby governments for a strong climate agreement in Copenhagen. That's...

Campaign overview

Background | 10 May, 2010 at 13:07

The social, ecological and economic impact of climate change is inarguable, and while governments around the world should be working tirelessly to set the framework for global clean energy use, they remain mired in dialogue, rather than taking...

Google, IBM and Microsoft with their heads in the clouds

Feature story | 27 October, 2009 at 1:00

People could some day recall that it was the Information Technology (IT) industry's advocacy for strong action which tipped the balance at the Copenhagen climate summit. But that's not going to happen unless all of us press them to become climate...

Cool IT leaders needed to tackle global warming

Press release | 27 May, 2009 at 2:00

Despite having the massive potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the IT industry is not yet delivering it, according to the first results of Greenpeace’s Cool IT Challenge(1).

5 ways tech companies are making your devices die too soon

Blog entry by Elizabeth Jardim | 27 June, 2017 1 comment

Imagine a world where your electronic gadgets would last, or a place where your devices could be easily repaired. Imagine all the money saved!   ...But we know that world is purely imaginary, because unfortunately, the...

The iPad, internet, climate change link in the spotlight

Feature story | 30 March, 2010 at 12:23

On the eve of the launch of the iPad, our latest report warns that the growth of internet computing could come with a huge jump in greenhouse gas emissions. We follow the data streams back to the data centres providing a cautionary tale about how...

Will 4.3 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones end up in the trash?

Blog entry by Jude Lee | 1 November, 2016 3 comments

Right now Samsung is considering dumping 4.3 million brand new Galaxy Note 7 phones following nearly 100 cases of exploding phones around the world . That is equivalent to almost 730,000 kilograms of hi-spec technology! While Samsung...

HP ranked top of latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Press release | 9 November, 2011 at 11:42

Amsterdam, November 9th 2011 -- Greenpeace today released a new and upgraded version of its Guide to Greener Electronics (1), which finds consumer electronics company HP taking the lead over Dell and Nokia and scoring top marks for its...

Make IT Green: Cloud computing and its contribution to climate change

Publication | 30 March, 2010 at 2:00

It is clear that as the energy demand of the internet grows, with the shift to cloud computing, the supply of renewable energy must also keep pace to prevent having negative impacts on the climate.

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