2007 Press Releases

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Habbo and Greenpeace survey reveals teens more concerned about greenhouse gases than...

Press release | 5 December, 2007 at 13:56

A new survey of nearly 50,000 teenagers from around the world today reveals that 74 per cent of teens believe that global warming is a serious problem and are more concerned about it than any other issue including drugs, violence or war. The...

Greenpeace launches landmark proposal for reducing tropical deforestation at Bali...

Press release | 4 December, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today launched a landmark proposal for reducing, and ultimately stopping, tropical deforestation while preserving forest biodiversity and respecting indigenous peoples’ rights. The initiative was launched at a side event of the Bali...

“Don't Cook the Climate” Greenpeace tells crucial UN Climate Talks

Press release | 3 December, 2007 at 14:01

As the most important meeting on climate for ten years opened in Bali today, Greenpeace unveiled a giant thermometer outside the conference, warning delegates to avoid rising global temperatures from reaching dangerous levels.

Greenpeace calls for Pacific tuna catch to be cut by half

Press release | 3 December, 2007 at 11:47

Greenpeace is calling on the 4th regular meeting of the West and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, taking place this week in Guam, US, to take steps to cut the Pacific tuna catch by half in order to protect the long term integrity of the...

Greenpeace parody highlights conflict within Commission between industry profits and...

Press release | 28 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace is today staging a parody protest outside the EU Commission’s Berlaymont headquarters, posing as lobbyists for companies that produce genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and are trying to get them approved for sale and planting in...

New leaders and new records in Greenpeace’s latest greener electronics guide

Press release | 27 November, 2007 at 0:05

The sixth edition of Greenpeace International’s ‘Guide to Greener Electronics’ has been expanded to include televisions and game consoles.(1) Market leaders Microsoft, Nintendo, Philips and Sharp enter at the bottom of the ranking of...

IPCC issues stark warning to governments

Press release | 21 November, 2007 at 21:58

Just two weeks before the Kyoto talks open in Bali, Indonesia, the world's top scientists have described climate change as "unequivocal".

IPCC 4th Assessment Synthesis report

Press release | 17 November, 2007 at 18:39

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a stark warning that Governments need to take strong action for the climate when they meet in Bali to negotiate the Kyoto Protocol’s second phase in two weeks’ time,...

Fearing US reaction, Japanese whaling fleet hides in port

Press release | 16 November, 2007 at 1:00

The Japanese whaling fleet has delayed its departure to the Southern Ocean for its annual whale hunt, to avoid political embarrassment when Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and US President George W. Bush meet today in Washington D.C.

Listen to the climate science, Greenpeace warns

Press release | 12 November, 2007 at 15:52

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change opens in Valencia for the final session of its 4th Assessment Report, Greenpeace hangs a series of banners warning Governments to take heed of the climate science.

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