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Over 1.3m call for weedkiller ban in EU.

Activists yesterday handed the European Union a petition signed by more than 1.3 million people calling for a European ban on the weedkiller glyphosate, produced by chemicals giant Monsanto and others, over fears it causes cancer.The petition was given to the European Commission, the executive of the 28-nation EU which has ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

'Community' energy projects in Greece under threat, activists warn.

Two pioneering solar PV projects in Greece that enable renewable electricity benefits to be shared across local communities are coming under threat from draft EU rules on renewable energy self-generation', Greenpeace has warned.

- EurActive - UK

Amazon’s largest wind farm yet is up and running in Texas.

Greenpeace slammed Amazon earlier this week for its environmental practices -- namely, the fact that it doesn't disclose much about its energy use or materials. But today, the company announced that its largest wind farm yet is up and running. The Am...

- Engadget - US

23 countries and states to phase out coal as US$432 billion of capital leaves the industry.

While many generating companies go through this rapid makeover, the research also shows that a total of 23 countries, states and cities will have either phased out coal-fired power plants or set a timeline to do so by 2030. “Before 2014, no major jurisdiction had completely phased out coal,” said Lauri ...

- WebWire - US

Diwali effect: Chennai and Mumbai choke, Delhi goes quiet.

Greenpeace in January 2017 claimed that 1.2 million deaths in India are caused by air pollution every year.

- Zee News - IN

We are all deeply feeling the loss of a friend and colleague.

It is with heavy hearts that we can confirm that our dear friend and colleague Carolina Nyberg-Steiser, 29, from Greenpeace Nordic has died in a tragic accident in the Amazon.Carolina was traveling in a small amphibious plane that crashed while landing on the river Rio Negro near the city of Manaus, capital of the northern ...

- Greenpeace - INT

Lawsuit against Greenpeace claiming racketeering and fraud is dismissed by judge.

A large part of social justice work consists of holding systems and structures accountable for their actions and role they play in oppressing marginalized groups. Often, people confuse social change as a process that only begins and ends with individuals. However, any substantive analysis of equity and change has to ...

- Daily Kos - US

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics praises Apple, scolds Amazon.

The organization scored the biggest gadget makers on their products' environmental records.

- Treehugger - US

Greenpeace criticises Amazon's lack of transparency, highlights dangers of mining.

Amazon was among the major names that Greenpeace criticised in its recent report. The post Greenpeace criticises Amazon's lack of transparency, highlights dangers of mining appeared first on Silicon Republic.

- Silicon Republic - US

We are all deeply feeling the loss of a friend and colleague.

It is with heavy hearts that we can confirm that our dear friend and colleague Carolina Nyberg-Steiser, 29, from Greenpeace Nordic has died in a tragic accident in the Amazon. Carolina was traveling in a small amphibious plane that crashed while landing on the river Rio Negro near the city of Manaus, capital of the northern ...

- Greenpeace - INT

Swedish woman dies in Greenpeace plane crash.

A Swedish woman has died in a plane crash in Brazil's Amazonas state.

- The Local - SE

Federal Court Dismisses Resolute SLAPP Suit Against Greenpeace

GreenpeaceToday, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all claims in the controversial case that major logging company Resolute Forest Products filed against Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, and Greenpeace International, Stand.earth and individual defendants, including claims ...

- Common Dreams - US

Greenpeace plane crashes in northern Brazil killing 1

A small plane used by Greenpeace crashed in Brazil's Amazon rain forest Tuesday, killing one of the five people on board, the environmental group said.

- FOX News - US

Greenpeace blasts Amazon over poor environmental practices

Greenpeace has made a tradition out of raking companies over the coals when their environmental practices fall short of its standards, and that's truer than ever in the activist group's latest electronics report card. The organization didn't list any...

- Engadget - US

Greenpeace: Apple is green, but there's a greener smartphone maker

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics 2017 give Apple a B- on its report card, ahead of the likes of Dell, HP, Samsung, and Amazon. But the top spot goes to a company you may not have heard of.

- ZDNet - UK

Apple, Fairphone make the cut in Greenpeace survey

Greenpeace has issued a fresh report that assesses the environmental impact of the world's leading technology companies. It said only two firms had made significant strides to lower their environmental footprint.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact.

- PhysOrg - NL

Samsung, Huawei and Amazon failing ‘green’ electronics

Samsung, Huawei and Amazon failing Greenpeace’s ‘green’ electronics guide San Francisco, 17 October 2017 - Fairphone and Apple are ahead of brands such as Samsung, Huawei and Amazon, which are failing to take responsibility for their environmental ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

SEOUL, South Korea — The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact. Many of the biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and are ...

- SFGate - US

Greenpeace fireworks shine light on French nuclear safety concerns

Greenpeace activists set off fireworks inside a nuclear plant in eastern France early Thursday after breaking into the facility to underline its vulnerability to attack. The anti-nuclear group, known for its daring and often spectacular publicity stunts, said the fireworks were set off at the foot of a spent fuel pool -- ...

- Yahoo! News - US

How pioneering brands are slowing down fast fashion

The fashion industry is considered to be one of the most polluting in the world. Its material-intensive business model relies heavily on our addiction to overconsumption and feeds the destruction of the planet.There is one way to solve the problem: slowing down fashion. We need a model that doesn't compromise on ethical, ...

- Greenpeace - INT

Air pollution hurts children the most

The World Health Organisation declared that air pollution is one of the greatest public health challenges the world is facing right now.To understand where air pollution comes from, Greenpeace has conducted independent air quality measurements in different cities around the world. In the Russian capital, Moscow, the results ...

- Greenpeace - INT

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