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Beam me up Sunny!

Feature story | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

Solar power is for wimps. You'd be forgiven if that was the impression you had, given that it's been the (usually) implicit message coming from the oil and coal industries for decades now. Obviously, they don't want you to know about the real...

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

Press release | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

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...

Mr. Potato Head goes organic

Feature story | 21 May, 2009 at 0:00

Giant potatoes have been spotted riding bikes in the Dutch countryside and through the middle of busy cities in the Netherlands! This phenomenon has coincided with a nation-wide cycling celebration of organic farming.

Amazon Bulletin - Issue 5

Publication | 20 May, 2009 at 0:00

May 2009

Greenpeace calls on Portuguese supermarkets to act on oceans destruction

Press release | 19 May, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace detailed the progress of its seafood markets campaign in Portugal with the launch of the Second Retailers Ranking. Modelo and Continente (from the Sonae Group) climbed from last to second position. Pingo Doce and Feira Nova (from...

Democrats pass bogus climate bill

Feature story | 18 May, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace is calling for renewed leadership from President Obama and Congress following the release of the drastically weakened Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill today.

Japanese court to hear evidence on whale meat embezzlement

Press release | 15 May, 2009 at 15:35

The Aomori district court today delivered a setback to the Japanese government’s attempts to cover up an embezzlement scandal in the so-called "scientific" Southern Ocean whaling programme. The court has agreed to hear key evidence the...

Justice for the Tokyo Two - justice for whales, coming our way?

Feature story | 15 May, 2009 at 0:00

Justice is starting to go the Tokyo Two way: A court in Aomori, Japan, has delivered a series of setbacks to the prosecution in the trial of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki (the activists known as the Tokyo Two) - and the Japanese government's...

Waxman Bill Climate Change Legislation Fails to Impose Necessary Reductions

Press release | 15 May, 2009 at 0:00

In response to the climate and energy legislation released today by the Energy and Commerce Committee, Greenpeace USA Executive Director Phil Radford issued the following statement:“Despite the best efforts of Chairman Waxman, this bill has been...

US climate bill weakens

Feature story | 14 May, 2009 at 18:17

A piece of legislation that started out as a real opportunity for the US to combat climate change has been co-opted by special interests and now threatens to do more harm than good. The Waxman- Markey bill is set to go before the House Energy and...

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