2007 Press Releases

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Fire at nuclear plant in Japan

Press release | 16 July, 2007 at 2:00

"This fire and radioactive leakage reminds us yet again of the serious threats posed by nuclear power. There is a real risk in Japan, and globally, of larger earthquakes and other natural disasters, as well as of terrorist attacks that could lead...

Energy revolution investment

Press release | 6 July, 2007 at 20:12

Investing in a renewable electricity future will save 10 times the fuel costs of a 'business as usual' fossil-fuelled scenario, saving $180 billion USD annually and cut CO2 emissions in half by 2030, according to a joint report by Greenpeace and...

Apple moves up the ranks of latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics and Nokia...

Press release | 27 June, 2007 at 2:00

Apple has finally moved up from being the lowest-ranked electronics manufacturer in the latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics – published today - and may start to rival the other ‘greener’ companies if its much-awaited iPhone becomes the...

Mediterranean countries fail again to protect bluefin tuna

Press release | 21 June, 2007 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior arrived this morning to the port of La Valetta (Malta) after five weeks documenting and reporting the activities of bluefin tuna fishing fleets in the central Mediterranean. Greenpeace has found evidence of...

Greenpeace demands immediate scrapping of notorious pirate vessel

Press release | 18 June, 2007 at 2:00

This morning Greenpeace divers have chained the propeller of the notorious Russian flagged fish freezer vessel Mumrinskiy to the quayside in the Dutch port of Eemshaven and launched a floating banner calling for the scrapping of the vessel.

EU fleet caught fishing illegally one day into bluefin tuna recovery plan

Press release | 15 June, 2007 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior yesterday documented illegal fishing activities by the EU fleet, only one day after the new regulation of the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) entered into force. ICCAT...

Illegal Timber Supplies Axed by B&Q

Press release | 12 June, 2007 at 12:05

Companies supplying China with illegal timber were dealt a major blow today when the world's third largest home improvement retailer, B&Q, announced a scheme to root out illegal supplies and guarantee within three years all products will be from...

Greenpeace brands G8 summit a climate failure, and calls for real action at UN

Press release | 8 June, 2007 at 17:40

The G8 have failed to take the necessary action to halt dangerous climate change. The final deal is full of weasel words like 'seriously consider' but fails to agree the essential targets. Not taking action to halve global greenhouse gas emission...

G8 climate deal

Press release | 7 June, 2007 at 18:50

Greenpeace condemned G8 leaders for failing to live up to their historic responsibility for climate change by not agreeing to keep mean temperature rise below 2 degrees compared to pre-industrial levels. The deal is "clearly not enough to prevent...

G8 - into the exclusion zone

Press release | 7 June, 2007 at 2:00

As the leaders of the G8 summit, meet at to discuss climate change, 24 Greenpeace activists, using 11 speedboats took the message "G8: Act Now!" to the waters around the Heilingendamm summit. They entered the outer restricted area at 11am,...

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