Archive for the ‘Greenpeace’ Category
Thursday, November 19th, 2009
12 policies to save the climate and our planet | Greenpeace UK: “12 policies to save the climate and our planet
Posted by John Sauven on 11 October 2009.
With parliament coming back, a general election looming and the Copenhagen climate summit just weeks away, this is the time for rhetoric to stop and action to start. […]
Thursday, November 19th, 2009
Sainsbury’s to slash their emissions as 15-year campaign bears fruit | Greenpeace UK: “ainsbury’s to slash their emissions as 15-year campaign bears fruit
Posted by christian on 16 November 2009.
A major UK supermarket is going to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by almost a third by changing just one thing about the way they do business. […]
Friday, October 16th, 2009
Ever feel powerless? Worried that the problem is too big? Worried that you can’t have an impact?
(Timberland are a big shoe company who, after being told to sort out their supply chain by you lot, helped us put pressure on big cattle companies to stop their businesses destroying the Amazon rainforest. This guy is their […]
Sunday, September 20th, 2009
On the eve of the Harper-Obama meeting in Washington D.C., climate and energy campaigner Mike Hudema explains why Greenpeace is locking down and blockading a giant dump truck and shovel at Shell’s massive Albian Sands open-pit mine in northern Alberta to send the message that the tar sands are a global climate crime that must […]
Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
When the Royal Society do a report on something, they do it properly. Their latest, ‘Geoengineering the climate: Science Governance and Uncertainty’ – is the product of a year’s worth of work by some of the most prestigious scientists in the world.
And we should be grateful that they took the time, because based on a […]
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
Greenpeace’s Amazon cattle campaign has moved rapidly, with shoe companies and cattle producers feeling the pressure from you, and changing the way they do business as a result. In this video Sarah explains the progress we’ve made so far.
Monday, August 17th, 2009
Get active with your local Greenpeace network | Greenpeace UK: “”
Greeenpeace have launched a new online home for their network of active supporter groups across the country.
The network is composed of dedicated volunteers who take Greenpeace campaigns to their local high streets, doing everything from running stalls at festivals to lobbying their MPs […]
Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
Against the backdrop of the worldwide economic downturn, it is ironic that the area often said to have the least business certainty, the renewables sector, is one of the few success stories. Globally this industry is bucking the trends, creating millions of new green jobs, increasing countries’ energy independence and reducing climate-changing emissions. So it […]
Saturday, July 4th, 2009
Greenpeace have released there twelfth edition of its Guide to Greener Electronics
Get it here
The guide is based on three “demands” by Greenpeace: eliminating toxic substances, e-waste recycling and energy usage. Those demands are then broken down into four sub-demands, which are ranked: bad, partially bad, partially good, and good.
Does this guide effect your buying habits […]