Greenpeace against Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

Green Prophet

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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Greenpeace Turns 40

Sustainability Ninja

Greenpeace was born in Vancouver in 1971 when a determined group of 17 activists decided to stage a protest against off shore nuclear testing in Alaska. On this date, 40 years ago, the group departed Vancouver in a fishing boat named Greenpeace and sailed towards Amchitka, an island in Alaska where the US was set to test a nuclear bomb. The Greenpeace boat was intercepted by the U.S. Eco News greenpeace 40


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Tuna to Greenpeace: Help!

Wend Magazine

From Greenpeace: The Tuna Industry’s Got a Dirty Little Secret. GreenPeace again: The harsh reality of longline fishing. More on unsustainable fishing practices and Tuna. From PlanetSave: Annual Quota of Bluefin Tuna Caught in 1 Week. From SeafoodWatch: Seafood Watch Pocket Guide. Joe’s cartoon archive , twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page … Related posts: Toys discussing rainforest destruction… and nipples. Barbie’s Rainforest Packaging (cartoon).

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Chemiefreie Textilien: Lidl geht Deal mit Greenpeace ein

Green (Living) Review

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 response to the Obama climate plan

Green (Living) Review

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

Greenpeace Energy erreicht Durchbruch für Balkon-Solarkraftwerke

Green (Living) Review

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.

Greenpeace Assesses Jordan’s Energy Future Without Nuclear Option

Green Prophet

Greenpeace Jordan recently launched its first report specific to the Arab World entitled Jordan’s Energy Future (pdf link) to a packed audience of environmentalists, activists and political stakeholders in Amman. It also] shows the obstacles and risks that can face the nuclear power plant in Jordan if implemented, “said Safa’ Al Jayoussi, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner in Jordan. Image of anti-nuclear protestor via Greenpeace Jordan facebook page.

Lego ditches deal with Shell over Greenpeace oil spill video

Green Prophet

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.

Q&A With Greenpeace Campaigner Raefah Makki

Green Prophet

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.

When unexpected industries are influenced by Greta and Greenpeace

Green Prophet

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.

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‘Our Jordan is Not Nuclear’ Say Greenpeace Activists

Green Prophet

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.

A Brilliant & Heartbreaking Greenpeace Parody of Coca-Cola’s Holiday Ad.

Elephant Journal

Last week, Greenpeace released a commercial directed at Coke and its traditional holiday advertising campaign. Arts Conscious Consumerism Green advertising awareness change Coca Cola Coke consumerism eco environment green greenpeace parody plastic vote with your moneyThe one-minute reel.

Zara Gives in to Greenpeace and Public Pressure

Green Prophet

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.

Greenpeace Lebanon Rocks the Boat With Undercover Water Expose

Green Prophet

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.

peaceful Greenpeace coal activists arrested in India

Sierra Club Compass

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 Raises More Questions Over Jordan’s Nuclear Plans

Green Prophet

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

Interview: Activist Emily Hunter talks Greenpeace Film, Father’s Legacy


A documentary about the origins of Greenpeace has becomes something both powerfully personally and universally inspiring for Emily Hunter. It’s a film she had no part in making, but it’s a Read More The post Interview: Activist Emily Hunter talks Greenpeace Film, Father’s Legacy appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Lebanon: Greenpeace Investigation Reveals Toxic Coast Pollution

Green Prophet

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 Ranks IT Companies

Green Living Ideas

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.

Greenpeace ‘Rainbow Warrior III’ Sets Sail


Congratulations to Greenpeace on the launch of their new, high-tech $33M ship the Rainbow Warrior III. “This is no ordinary sailing ship,” writes Hayley Baker on the Greenpeace site. It’s the first ship ever built from scratch by the organization and the most eco-friendly of its class in the world. “It is a sleek, efficient [.].

Greenpeace shows the Dark Side of Volkswagen

Green Blog

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.

Jane Fonda, Rachel McAdams Support Greenpeace Rally in Vancouver


Hollywood heavyweights Jane Fonda and Rachel McAdams came together for a rally in Vancouver organized by Greenpeace to protest pipelines and oil tankers. The People Versus Oil rally was set up by Read More The post Jane Fonda, Rachel McAdams Support Greenpeace Rally in Vancouver appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News jane fonda rachel mcadams

Gallery: Greenpeace’s New ‘Goliath’ Ad Campaign


In a new series of posters, Greenpeace asks us all to "Become David and fight against Goliath." Read More. Causes Environment News Top News

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

Green (Living) Review

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.

Greenpeace Backs FuturEnergy to Power 'World'

Green (Living) Review

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

Green Blog

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.

Critical Coca-Cola ad by Greenpeace banned from TV

Green Blog

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

Green Prophet

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

Greenpeace Sets American Landscapes on Fire in New Campaign


In a new anti-drilling campaign, Greenpeace sets some of America’s classic landscapes on fire to show the damage oil could cause to the country’s ecosystem. The 105 second video shows Read More The post Greenpeace Sets American Landscapes on Fire in New Campaign appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News Top News Video

From My Inbox- GreenPeace Australia Pacific

Green Earth Journey

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.

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

Green Prophet

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

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WATCH: Greenpeace Activists Arrested For Climbing Aboard Oil Rig


Two Greenpeace activists went to a lot of trouble to deliver a petition on Friday. The activists, one being Kumi Naidoo , the head of Greenpeace International , then climbed aboard and presented the petition to the master of the oil rig while demanding that the drilling be stopped. However, after that the Greenpeace activists were told they were being arrested and sent to nearby Greenland. Ben Stewart from Greenpeace said, “This is far from over.

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

Eco Chic

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.

Emma Thompson Teams With Greenpeace to Save the Arctic


Read More The post Emma Thompson Teams With Greenpeace to Save the Arctic appeared first on Ecorazzi. The Oscar-winning actress heads to the Arctic to raise awareness about climate change and the melting glaciers. Causes Environment News Top News emma thompson

WATCH: William Shatner Narrates Clever New Greenpeace PSA


In a new PSA for Greenpeace William Shatner argues that if you wouldn''t burn down your cat''s scratching post, you shouldn''t support the destruction of wildlife habitats either. Read More The post WATCH: William Shatner Narrates Clever New Greenpeace PSA appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment Featured News Video william shatner

Sainsbury’s is market leader in Greenpeace tuna league

Green (Living) Review

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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WATCH: Save The Arctic with Greenpeace, Jude Law and Radiohead


Greenpeace has released a powerful new 'Save the Arctic' video starring a homeless polar bear. Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News jude law

Paul McCartney Pens Letter to Putin in Support of Greenpeace


Sir Paul McCartney wrote a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin urging the release of the Greenpeace prisoners, now known as the Arctic 30. Read More The post Paul McCartney Pens Letter to Putin in Support of Greenpeace appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News paul mccartney

Jude Law Protests Russia’s Arrest of Greenpeace Activists


In September, 30 Greenpeace activists were arrested and detained on piracy charges by the Russian authorities. Read More The post Jude Law Protests Russia’s Arrest of Greenpeace Activists appeared first on Ecorazzi. They now face up to 7 years in jail. Causes Environment News Top News jude law

Greenpeace activists arrested at gunpoint in the Russian Arctic

Green Blog

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.

Greenpeace Punks KFC’s HQ Over Rainforest Destruction


The skilled climbing artists on team Greenpeace (seriously, climbing stuff must be a requirement on the application) have done it again; scaling the White House-lookalike headquarters of KFC in Louisville, Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

Paul McCartney Joins Greenpeace to Save the Arctic


Paul McCartney announced he will put his name & support behind Save the Arctic, a Greenpeace campaign focused on protecting our North Pole. Read More The post Paul McCartney Joins Greenpeace to Save the Arctic appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News sir paul mccartney

Greenpeace Attempts to get, Macrosoot, and iSmog to Quit Coal

Wend Magazine

Joe’s cartoon archive , twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page … Related posts: Tuna to Greenpeace: Help! 3 cartoons for the price of none! Scroll down for all 3 cartoons: Take Action! Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all use asthma-inducing, climate destroying coal to power the “cloud” that stores your emails, photos, music and videos. Take action now & tell these companies to clean the cloud.