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Westinghouse bankruptcy underscores meltdown of nuclear

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 5:16 pm | Greenpeace International

Westinghouse bankruptcy underscores meltdown of the global nuclear industry - Greenpeace Tokyo, 29 March 2017 – The board of Westinghouse’s parent company, Toshiba, today approved the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy for its drowning U.S. company – a ... More >>

China forecasts fourth year of stable or declining CO2

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 4:30 pm | Greenpeace International

China forecasts fourth year of stable or declining CO2 emissions, as world awaits Trump climate action - Greenpeace Beijing, 28 February 2017 – China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately 1%, according to Greenpeace ... More >>

HSBC exposed as the banker behind Indonesia’s deforestation

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 1:51 pm | Greenpeace International

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 - Greenpeace International exposed in a new report today how HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, loaned hundreds of millions of US dollars to some of the most destructive palm oil companies in Indonesia. [1] More >>

Greenpeace urges G20 to bring Paris Agreement into force

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:52 pm | Greenpeace International

Greenpeace urges G20 governments to bring Paris Agreement into force this year Beijing, 5 September 2016 - The Hangzhou G20 communique issued today brings climate change to the center stage of the global political agenda and sends a strong signal for ... More >>

Greenpeace ranks commitments to renewable energy vision

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 4:24 pm | Greenpeace International

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 19, 2016/ -- South Africa’s top five retailers (Pick n Pay, Massmart, Spar, Woolworths and Shoprite) have a major role to play in shaping sustainable growth in the energy sector and need to champion South Africa’s ... More >>

Fukushima nuclear disaster an ongoing crisis

Friday, 11 March 2016, 1:46 pm | Greenpeace International

Tokyo, 11 March 2016 - Greenpeace today commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewing calls for those responsible to be held to account for the ongoing crisis. More >>

Urgent call from Pacific nations for dialogue on coal

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 9:24 pm | Greenpeace International

Port Moresby, 8 September 2015 -- Unprecedented support from Pacific Island leaders for a global moratorium on new coal mines is a stark reminder that much more must be achieved at the Paris climate talks, said Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s CEO, ... More >>

More cracks found in Belgian nuclear reactors

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 1:36 pm | Greenpeace International

Thousands more cracks found in Belgian nuclear reactors, Belgian regulatory head warns of global implications More >>

Deforestation in Indonesia highest in world, alleges study

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 12:21 pm | Greenpeace International

Jakarta, - A study in the journal Nature Climate Change alleges that the rate of deforestation in Indonesia is now the highest in the world. The study claims Indonesia lost 840,000 hectares of forest in 2012 compared to 460,000 hectares in Brazil. In ... More >>

Buyer Of Russia's Arctic Offshore Oil Shipment Revealed

Monday, 28 April 2014, 12:20 pm | Greenpeace International

Greenpeace today revealed that the French oil company Total has purchased the first ever shipment of offshore Arctic oil from the Russian energy giant Gazprom. The environmental group accused Total of hypocrisy, citing a previous pledge by the firm’s CEO to ... More >>

Putin announces first shipment of Arctic oil

Saturday, 19 April 2014, 12:48 pm | Greenpeace International

Amsterdam, 18 April 2014 - Russian President Vladimir Putin today announced that state owned energy company Gazprom is ready to send the first ever shipment of oil from offshore Arctic waters to Europe. More >>

Global retailer Delhaize commits to No Deforestation

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 10:30 am | Greenpeace International

Brussels, 17 February 2014 – Belgium-based international retailer Delhaize Group has become the first supermarket chain in the world to commit to a No Deforestation Policy with full traceability. The move follows public pressure in Belgium and just ... More >>

Amazon soya agreement extended until year’s end

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 2:05 pm | Greenpeace International

Brasília, 31 January 2014 - A landmark moratorium on Brazilian soya that was set to end today has been, after long negotiations, renewed for one last year. The initiative prevents major traders selling soya that may be linked to deforestation in the Amazon, ... More >>

Burberry commits to toxic-free fashion

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:57 pm | Greenpeace International

London, 28 January 2014 - British luxury brand Burberry today made a commitment to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 1 January 2020 [1]. More >>

WBCSD warns APRIL: clean up or get out

Saturday, 18 January 2014, 3:33 pm | Greenpeace International

Jakarta, 17 January 2014 – APRIL, the second largest pulp and paper company in Indonesia, has today been threatened with expulsion from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a coalition of some 200 international companies ... More >>

Twitter Fairy Tale to give toxic nightmare a happy ending

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 12:07 pm | Greenpeace International

Amsterdam, 14 January 2014 – Starting today at 08:00 CET and added to every hour, on the hour, Greenpeace is pioneering a new way of delivering its environmental messages by posting a 12-part “Detox Fairy tale” from its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram ... More >>

Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 12:00 pm | Greenpeace International

Beijing, 14 January 2014 – Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1]. More >>

Last foreign Arctic 30 activist leaves Russia

Monday, 30 December 2013, 9:07 am | Greenpeace International

St Petersburg, 29 December 2013 – Activist and Polish national Tomasz Dziemianczuk has left Russia, the 26th and final foreign member of the Arctic 30 to leave the country. This signals a new chapter in the campaign to save the Arctic. More >>

First of the Arctic 30 leaves Russia

Friday, 27 December 2013, 9:27 am | Greenpeace International

St Petersburg, 26 December 2013 - The Arctic 30 are leaving Russia. Swedish activist Dima Litvinov is on a train and heading for the border. He will enter Finland at 20:30 local time (17:30 GMT). More >>

Good news on Christmas Day for Arctic 30

Thursday, 26 December 2013, 9:30 am | Greenpeace International

St Petersburg, 25 December 2013 – The final chapter in the legal ordeal of the Arctic 30 began today as the group was asked to attend a meeting at Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee, where the criminal case against them is being dropped en ... More >>

 

 

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