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Renewables not shale biggest driver in US emissions cuts, study finds

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Analysis by Greenpeace's Energydesk says clean energy accounted for 40 per cent of emissions decline since 2007, compared to 30 per cent from shale

20 Oct 2014

Lego ends Shell partnership following Greenpeace campaign

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Toymaker will not renew current multimillion pound deal, that sees Shell-branded Lego sets sold at petrol stations, following a viral video against Arctic drilling by the green group

09 Oct 2014

Greenpeace slams standby payments for coal power plants

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National Grid lists 62GW of generation eligible for capacity payments that green groups fear may extend life of polluting power plants

06 Oct 2014

Jonathon Porritt puts 'reputation on the line' in sustainable palm oil push

Controversy surrounds the launch of the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto, but could it provide a better mechanism for distinguishing between good and bad palm oil?

05 Sep 2014

Updated: Microsoft shuts down ties with anti-renewables lobbying group

IT giant said to have ended links with controversial American Legislative Exchange Council lobby group

20 Aug 2014

Greenpeace launches fresh push for a cleaner cloud

Comedian Reggie Watts stars in series of videos encouraging use of renewable energy to power the internet

20 Aug 2014

Government under fire over "misleading" fracking consultation

Greenpeace calls on DECC to re-run consultation on controversial plans to relax fracking trespass rules, as Scottish government objects to proposed changes

15 Aug 2014

Fracking threatens Tory election hopes, Greenpeace warns

Analysis finds 77 per cent of targeted seats have been opened up for exploration, despite low levels of public support for fracking

29 Jul 2014

Amazon and Greenpeace in war of words over cloud power

Amazon dismisses criticism as hot air, claims to be very green

28 Jul 2014

LEGO attempts to stonewall escalating Greenpeace protest

Toy giant refuses to accept petition from 115,000 people calling on it to quit partnership with Shell over Arctic oil exploration

23 Jul 2014

Shell accused of misrepresenting climate warnings to investors

Carbon Tracker says oil major is wrong to dismiss carbon bubble theory, as Lego comes under pressure to end partnership with Shell

09 Jul 2014

Could company executives really be sued for causing climate change?

NGOs ask fossil fuel majors to clarify who would pay if they face legal action for emitting greenhouse gases

30 May 2014

Greenpeace warns PepsiCo's palm oil policies will fail to halt deforestation

Drinks giant unveils raft of new pledges to tackle deforestation, but green group says they do not go far enough

22 May 2014

Nike and Adidas told to stop playing dirty and tackle football kit chemicals

Greenpeace investigations finds toxic chemicals in a range of football merchandise, including the official World Cup Brazuca ball

20 May 2014

Is the EU over-stating the cost of wind and solar power?

Greenpeace urges Commission officials to look again at falling costs of renewable energy technologies as it prepares 2030 climate package

13 May 2014

'Story of Stuff' creator Annie Leonard will lead Greenpeace USA

The force behind the popular 'Story of Stuff' videos seeks to lead the activist group with a "sense of joy"

07 May 2014

Going underground? Energy security goals face challenges from protestors on all sides

As survey highlights entrenched public opposition to fracking and political criticism of wind farms intensifies, the UK's energy security goals are under fire

06 May 2014

Greenpeace targets Total in latest Arctic oil protest

Activists aim to prevent first shipment of offshore oil extracted from the fragile region being delivered to French energy giant

01 May 2014

Good news: APP to 'protect and restore' one million hectares of rainforests

Greenpeace's Zulfahmi Fahmi hails the latest commitment from APP to draw a line under its previous forest destruction

30 Apr 2014

Twitter urged to 'make our tweets green'

Greenpeace campaign aims to pressure tech companies into investing in renewable energy to power their social media platforms

10 Apr 2014

Does P&G's new zero deforestation pledge go far enough?

Proctor & Gamble caves into pressure from Greenpeace and commits to eliminate deforestation from its palm oil supply chain by 2020

09 Apr 2014

Apple, Facebook and Google power ahead of Amazon in clean energy stakes

Greenpeace report finds many internet companies remain reliant on fossil fuels to power increasingly energy-hungry operations

03 Apr 2014

Greenpeace: European supergrid could save billions

New report argues that overhaul of energy infrastructure could drastically cut costs of renewable energy

20 Mar 2014

Is Staples right to reward Asia Pulp and Paper's forest protection pledge?

One year on from APP's commitment to zero deforestation, corporate clients are starting to return

04 Mar 2014

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