Exxon climate obstruction laid bare in Greenpeace expose

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Greenpeace against Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

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And Greenpeace, which runs an active unit in the Arab world and Middle East, called Greenpeace MENA, isn’t thrilled about the development. Building new nuclear plants is more expensive and takes longer than building renewable energy plants, Greenpeace argues.

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As world leaders descended onto Cornwall, Greenpeace delivered an artistic drone-powered message

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Stills from the Greenpeace film – 300 drones, 1 message: Act Now. Photo credit: Greenpeace. The climate and environmental activist group Greenpeace chose a creative way to remind world leaders what’s at stake. Greenpeace: this film calls for action.

Chemiefreie Textilien: Lidl geht Deal mit Greenpeace ein

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Dieser Aufforderung von Greenpeace geht Lidl nun nach. Diese Frage stellte sich vor kurzem auch Greenpeace und testete Kinderkleidung und –schuhe. Nun reagiert Lidl als erster Lebensmitteldiscounter auf das schlechte Ergebnis und geht einen Deal mit Greenpeace ein , wie am Mittwoch bekannt wurde.Zukünftig soll nicht nur auf gesundheits-, sondern auch umweltschädliche Zusätze bei Kleidung geachtet werden. green living Greenpeace Lidl textiles

Greenpeace Energy erreicht Durchbruch für Balkon-Solarkraftwerke

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Im Streit um die Nutzung kleiner Solarmodule für Balkone und Terrassen gibt Deutschlands größter Verteilnetzbetreiber Westnetz auf Druck von Greenpeace Energy seinen Widerstand auf. Das Einlenken von Westnetz ist ein Durchbruch für die städtische Energiewende in Bürgerhand“, sagt Sönke Tangermann, Vorstand bei Greenpeace Energy.

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Greenpeace response to the Obama climate plan

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Commenting on President Obama’s new climate plan, which was announced the other day in a speech in Washington, Greenpeace UK executive director John Sauven said: “The President is embracing policies that will excite people around the world, and if the full potential of this plan is realised then we could look back at this speech as a landmark moment. Obama plan can be read here: [link] Source: Greenpeace UK. US Government USA climate plan Obama Greenpeace

When unexpected industries are influenced by Greta and Greenpeace

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The post When unexpected industries are influenced by Greta and Greenpeace appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. It’s expected that companies like Shell or BP get jittery are faced with pressures from the world to curb their greenhouse emissions and pollution.

Greenpeace Israel Begins Urban Recycling Campaign

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Greenpeace Israel calls on Jerusalem and other municipalities to stop recycling their promises and start recycling trash. Greenpeace Israel is starting a new campaign tomorrow morning to call these municipalities’ bluff. Before the municipal budgets for 2012 are finalized, Greenpeace Israel intends to call on all Israeli cities to implement more sustainable recycling and composting solutions.

Q&A With Greenpeace Campaigner Raefah Makki

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We speak to Greenpeace campaigner Raefah Makki about nuclear power, the Arab Spring and what she would do if she were president for the day. Greenpeace is one of the most recognizable green organisations in the world and the fact that it has branches scattered across the globe is part of the reason why. As well as a presence in Turkey , Israel and Lebanon, Greenpeace campaigners have also sprung up in Jordan to fight the country’s nuclear plans.

Lego ditches deal with Shell over Greenpeace oil spill video

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Lego announced a break in its 50-year partnership with Royal Dutch Shell, a split sparked by an anti-Arctic drilling video produced by environmental activists Greenpeace. It incited a million email complaints to the toy maker and pulled in the same number of signatures to the Greenpeace anti-drilling petition. The privately owned Danish toy company “should never have become part of Greenpeace’s dispute with Shell,” said Lego CEO Vig Knudstorp.

Greenpeace Ranks IT Companies

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For someone not versed in green matters, or even for many of us who think we are versed in it but actually may not be (at least on some issues), identifying who is truly green and who is not can be [.] [ Greenpeace Ranks IT Companies from Green Living Ideas ]. Every company is claiming to be green in some way or another these days.

‘Our Jordan is Not Nuclear’ Say Greenpeace Activists

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Greenpeace campaigners in Jordan have urged the government to consider “the dire risks” the proposed nuclear project will have on current and future generations. That is the reality,” said Safa’ Jayoussi, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner in Jordan. “It Greenpeace have issued a report entitled ‘The Future of Energy in Jordan’ illustrating the vast potential for renewable energy in the form of wind and solar energy.

Zara Gives in to Greenpeace and Public Pressure

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Greenpeace tapped into some serious people power with their recent “Detox” campaign and the world’s largest fast fashion retailer had no choice but to give in. Greenpeace amped up their campaign against Zara over the last week following the company’s failure to respond to the GP report “Toxic Threads: The Big Fashion Stitch-Up” released on Nov. After nine days of this, the company’s leadership wisely opted to negotiate with Greenpeace.

peaceful Greenpeace coal activists arrested in India

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That’s the scene that played out in the early morning hours of May 8, stunning the activists and supporters of Greenpeace India and Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) worldwide. But following weeks of peaceful protests, the police intervened and arrested the four activists -- two from Greenpeace and two from MSS -- without explanation, according to the account of one protester at the scene, Vivek Goyal. What started out as a peaceful protest ended in arrest.

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Greenpeace Lebanon Rocks the Boat With Undercover Water Expose

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Greenpeace Lebanon goes undercover to reveal shocking videos of 14 polluters (see them below). Greenpeace Lebanon continues to demonstrate the power of the “Net Generation” in raising awareness and introducing change to the environmental destruction of the country through a new social media campaign focusing on Lebanon’s fragile coastal waters. Greenpeace Lebanon was able to take samples of the water from twenty coastal points and send them to labs in London for further analysis.

Lebanon: Greenpeace Investigation Reveals Toxic Coast Pollution

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An investigation by Greenpeace has found hormone-disrupting chemicals and a range of phthalates which are classified as toxic to reproduction in Lebanese waters. However, a recent report by Greenpeace Lebanon has revealed some rather shocking finds about the toxic nature of the country’s coast. From November 2011 to February 2012, the Greenpeace Lebanon team collected a total of 30 samples from various locations along the Lebanese coast.

Greenpeace Raises More Questions Over Jordan’s Nuclear Plans

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From overstretched contractors exposed by Wikileaks to Japanese criticism over the poor selection of the reactor site, Greenpeace is raising serious questions over Jordan’s nuclear plans. However, a local branch of Greenpeace has been raising serious questions about these plans. Another issues raised by Greenpeace is the proposed location of the nuclear reactor. Energy greenpeace Jordan Nuclear energy Nuclear power renewable energy

Greenpeace: 'Recycling is not a solution' for rise in textile waste

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Dive Brief: A new report from Greenpeace Germany says "recycling is not a solution" for most textile waste because it's not economically feasible to process clothes into new fibers due to "technological challenges," as reported by Quartz.

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Greenpeace shows the Dark Side of Volkswagen

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Greenpeace’s new corporate bad guy target is Europe’s biggest car company Volkswagen (VW) who is “spending millions&# trying to stop stricter climate laws in Europe, the environmental organization claims. Greenpeace also want to see that Volkswagen make their entire car fleet oil-free by the year 2040 saying the automaker should put their technology where their mouth is.

From My Inbox- GreenPeace Australia Pacific

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Thank you so much, Genevieve Quirk Oceans Campaigner Greenpeace Australia Pacific PS. Dear Reader, When you tuck into your tuna salad, you may not realise that the canned tuna sold to you is destroying our oceans. Canned tuna is Australia’s biggest selling seafood item. Yet none of our canned tuna brands use tuna that’s caught sustainably. Increasing demand for tuna has decimated global tuna stocks.

Greenpeace Backs FuturEnergy to Power 'World'

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Lighting up the World – clean renewable energy generated by three FuturEnergy micro-wind turbines together with a bank of solar panels, provided all the power to illuminate and run the latest Greenpeace earth-shape Climate Research Station in Poland. Part of Greenpeace's ongoing campaign against the continued use of coal to generate power, the four-storey 'world' was positioned next to a vast open cast coal mine in Konin, Poland. Tags: Greenpeace FuturEnergy

Greenpeace dismisses Russian allegations of piracy

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The Greenpeace ship has now been towed to port in Murmansk where an investigation will be conducted. A Russian official have said that the Greenpeace activists, totaling 27 or 30 depending on source, could face piracy charges. Greenpeace are strongly rejecting these allegations and describes them as a desperate attempt to justify the illegal boarding of their ship in international waters.

Sainsbury’s is market leader in Greenpeace tuna league

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Sainsbury''s has taken the top spot of Greenpeace''s tuna league table which looks at the sustainability standard of tinned tuna sold in supermarkets. Positioned as one of the ''market leaders'' for offering customers pole and line caught skipjack tuna across all our own brand tuna products from canned through to sandwiches and ready meals.

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Critical Coca-Cola ad by Greenpeace banned from TV

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In recent weeks Greenpeace has been campaigning in support of the implementation of nationwide 10-cents-a-bottle recycling scheme in Australia. Last week Greenpeace raised $20,000 in donations in just one day to get the TV ad, which attacks Coca-Cola for lobbying against the recycling scheme, shown during Channel Nine’s Friday Night Football broadcast in Australia. They took the money and now they’ve bottled it,” Greenpeace’s Reece Turner said.

Greenpeace Lebanon’s “Generation C”: Young, Connected, and Making a Difference

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Fresh out of college, Campaigner Rayan Makarem has his tasks set: complete the programs launched by the founders of Greenpeace Lebanon while coordinating with the global and regional offices to initiate new Pan Arab campaigns from the only official Greenpeace office in the Arab world. This is the Beirut office, part of the Greenpeace Mediterranean with the head office Istanbul. Image Galleries Lifestyle & Culture Environmental activism greenpeace Lebanon

EDF men jailed for spying on Greenpeace activists

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) 'Big Six' energy giant EDF has been found guilty of spying on environmental campaigners Greenpeace. euros and ordered it to pay half a million euros in damages to Greenpeace. During the trial the court that heard EDF had been hacking into the hard drives of Greenpeace computers and had placed a 'Trojan Horse' in the hard drive of one, so it could access private emails and documents being written by Greenpeace.

Greenpeace activists arrested at gunpoint in the Russian Arctic

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30 Greenpeace activists, who had been part of a peaceful protest against energy giant Gazprom, are currently being held at gunpoint by Russian security officers who stormed the group’s ship on international waters. Greenpeace dismisses these accusations and says the boarding by Russian security forces was illegal because their ship was circling Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya platform inside international waters and outside the jurisdiction of Russian authorities.

Did Greenpeace cave in to Kimberly-Clark?

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In many other instance they go over the top, and not Greenpeace alone, and give the green movement a bad press and here they seem to have entirely caved in to the paper industry. When it comes to any sort of environmental initiative, it is usually Greenpeace that is complaining that the effort is just not enough. It is not often that Greenpeace is accused of not being tough enough on environmentally irresponsible companies.

Greenpeace Says: Make I.T. Greener

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Geeks, I know you’re excited about the iPad changing the game, but Greenpeace thinks it’s time we had a talk about how cloud computing and “quintessential cloud computing devices like the iPad” could be changing the climate. Greenpeace recently released a report called “Make IT Green: Cloud Computing&# that zeros in on the growing technological [.] [ Greenpeace Says: Make I.T.

Greenpeaces Says: Make I.T. Greener

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Geeks, I know you’re excited about the iPad changing the game, but Greenpeace thinks it’s time we had a talk about how cloud computing and “quintessential cloud computing devices like the iPad” could be changing the climate. Greenpeace recently released a report called “Make IT Green: Cloud Computing&# that zeros in on the growing technological [.] [ Greenpeaces Says: Make I.T.

Greenpeace Blasts Turkish Nuclear Energy Institute Over Negligence

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zmir Province contains high levels of radiation, according to Greenpeace Turkey, yet the Turkish Nuclear Energy Institute (TAEK) said the source of the radiation could not be found and pronounced the area safe. The TAEK team’s report made no mention of some dangerous materials known to be sequestered in the area, according to Greenpeace Climate and Energy campaign leader Cenk Levi.

Greenpeace activists board coal ship near the Great Barrier Reef

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For that reason six Greenpeace activists boarded a ship from Australia carrying coal for the Asian market earlier this morning. The dramatic stunt is part of a ramped up campaign from Greenpeace against Australia’s ever increasing coal exports. “We’ve It is time to slow down the coal boom,” Greenpeace Activist Emma Giles told the Guardian from on board the ship. The video below shows how Greenpeace activists boarded the coal ship.

Greenpeace action exposes shockingly weak security at Swedish nuclear plants

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On Tuesday this week more than 70 Greenpeace activists took action in what they said was “a peaceful stress test” of two Swedish nuclear power plants. The action took place shortly a week after a safety report was released by Greenpeace highlighting severe security problems, shortcomings and weaknesses at the aging nuclear reactors in Sweden. At 7:30 on Tuesday morning around 20 Greenpeace activists wearing lab coats managed to enter the Ringhals nuclear power plant on bicycles.

Climate report shows iconic cedars of Lebanon in distress (video)

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The Lebanese cedar tree is being decimated by climate change, a new video report released by Greenpeace explores. Greenpeace is promoting a new film about the trees, the ‘Cedars of Lebanon’. Julien Jreissati from Greenpeace. Nature cedar Climate Change greenpeace Lebanon

The Fashion Duel: Greenpeace Challenges Fashion to Clean Up its Act

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As Greenpeace puts it, “fashion is too beautiful to be involved in this mess.” Greenpeace has asked Chanel, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo and ten other luxury brands to guarantee consumers that their products aren’t tainted with ties deforestation and hazardous chemical pollution by taking a 25-question survey on their production processes and policies.

French energy giant EDF fined for spying on Greenpeace

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Today a French court fined the largely state-owned energy giant EDF for €1,5 million for spying on Greenpeace campaigners. The French court found that EDF, which is hoping to build four nuclear reactors in the UK, had hired the security firm Kargus to spy on Greenpeace when they campaigned against new reactors in France in 2006. million fine the court also sent two Kargus employees to jail and ordered EDF to pay €500,000 in damages to Greenpeace.

Greenpeace unhappy with Twitter, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon

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Greenpeace Gives Apple, Amazon Low Marks for ‘Dirty’ Clouds. Greenpeace in their latest reports has given pretty low marks to the likes of Apple and Amazon for not turning toward renewable energy quick enough in a report that is titled ‘How Clean Is Your Cloud?’ Twitter and Microsoft also promised to improve efficiency while Amazon questioned the data that Greenpeace had used to draw its conclusions.

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise detained in Spain following oil protest

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The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation in Spain has detained the Arctic Sunrise, a ship operated by Greenpeace International, while an investigation is completed into the peaceful anti-oil drilling protest, which took place in the waters off Canary Islands this past weekend. The protest was violently stopped by the Spanish Navy – resulting in the injuries of two Greenpeace activists.

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Greenpeace activists could face terrorism or piracy charges, Russian official say

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It’s been more than 48 hours since armed Russian security officers boarded the Arctic Sunrise and arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists following a protest against oil drilling in Arctic waters. Details are still sketchy but the Greenpeace ship is apparently now being towed by the Russian coastguard to the nearest harbor with the ship’s crew being held onboard at gunpoint. Business & Politics Arctic drilling Gazprom Greenpeace greenpeacebuzz Russia SaveTheArctic

Actress Lucy Lawless and Greenpeace blocks Shell arctic driller

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Earlier this week a group of Greenpeace activists, including the actress Lucy Lawless, scaled an oil drill ship that was due to travel to the Arctic. Greenpeace is critical of Shell’s planned exploration for oil in the Arctic which the environmental organization says “signals the beginning of an Arctic oil rush” that could potentially cause “irreparable harm” to the fragile nature and its inhabitants.

Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear plant

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A dozen of Greenpeace activists sneaked into France''s oldest nuclear power plant earlier this morning in an effort to highlight security weaknesses at nuclear facilities in Europe. All in all, about 60 Greenpeace activists from 14 different countries participated in today''s protest at the Fessenheim nuclear plant - the oldest in France. The Fessenheim plant is a symbol," Greenpeace activist Cyrille Cormier said.

Greenpeace activists granted amnesty by Russian parliament

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The 28 Greenpeace activists and two journalists who were arrested in September after a peaceful protest against oil drilling in Arctic waters has been granted amnesty. The amnesty grants freedom for the 28 Greenpeace activists and two journalists who were arrested on international waters following a peaceful protest at a Gazprom-operated Arctic oil platform three months ago. Greenpeace and the “Arctic 30” received massive support following the arrests.

Greenpeace activists scale Europe’s tallest building to protest Shell’s dangerous Arctic drilling

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Early this Thursday morning, six activists from Greenpeace started to scale the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard in London, UK. Greenpeace, who is calling for a moratorium ban on oil and gas exploitation in the Arctic, hopes that the action will result in even more signatures to their already one million strong Arctic petition. Greenpeace says the Shard was chosen because it’s located in the middle of Shell’s three corporate headquarters.