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Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung March 2009

Publication | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

Samsung leaps to 2nd place, up from 4th in v.10 and increases its score from 5.9 to 6.9, scoring relatively well on all criteria.Since November 2007, all new models of LCD panels are PVC-free, important in driving the market to phase out PVC,...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony Ericsson March 2009

Publication | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

Sony Ericsson drops one place to 3rd with a reduced score of 5.7. It loses a point for its limited definition of the principle of Individual Producer Responsibility; it alsoneeds to increase its lobbying for IPR, continue to extend its take-back...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Nokia March 2009

Publication | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

Nokia stays in 1st place with an improved total score of 7.5. Nokia now scores maximum points for its comprehensive voluntary take-back programme, which spans 84countries providing almost 5000 collection points for end-of-life mobile phones.

HP, Lenovo and Dell still on the toxic stuff

Feature story | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for breaking their promises to phase-out toxic chemicals in 2009. Of the world's five top PC makers, only Apple is truly kicking the habit. Meanwhile...

Greenpeace Reaction: EDF spies on Greenpeace:

Press release | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

Today, the French media revealed that the largely state owned French electricity company EDF has been spying on Greenpeace France. Two senior EDF officials have been indicted in French court. Greenpeace France is disgusted by the revelation and...

HP, Lenovo and Dell break toxic phase-out promises

Press release | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

HP, Lenovo and Dell see their scores drop in the latest edition of Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics' ranking, released today. All three PC makers have been given a penalty point for backtracking on their commitment to eliminate vinyl...

REDD and the effort to limit global warming to 2°C

Publication | 30 March, 2009 at 0:00

The impact of implementing REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation) in the context of a global effort to combat climate change.

The economics of 2 °C and REDD in carbon markets

Publication | 30 March, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace summary of KEA3 report: "REDD and the effort to limit global warming to 2°C: Implications for including REDD credits in the international carbon market"(The full report is available here.)

Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | 30 March, 2009 at 0:00

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

Climate meeting in Bonn: leaders wanted

Feature story | 29 March, 2009 at 0:00

When the future of the world is at stake, the last thing you need is a politician. You need a real leader. And that's our challenge to governments attending the first round of international climate talks in Bonn.

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