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2012-05-11 23:00:51

WWF, Greenpeace and Avaaz will today begin a mass mobilization of their 22 million supporters to call on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the Forest Code bill passed by the House of Deputies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Three of the world´s leading conservation and advocacy organizations will today begin a mass mobilization of their 22 million supporters to call on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the Forest Code bill passed by the House of Deputies. WWF,...

2012-05-04 10:21:41

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Greenpeace USA has ranked Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) number one in the U.S. on its grocery sustainability scorecard, which rates the Top 20 national grocery retailers on the sustainability of their seafood practices. In addition, Safeway was one of only two national retailers to score a green rating, the highest category of ratings that a grocer can score. This marks the first year in the six-year history...

Applesauce: All Thing Apple
2012-04-21 04:20:45

Michael Harper for Redorbit.com It can´t all be fun and games. As Apple´s coffers, influence and market share continue to increase, so to do their legal woes. Apple responded to lawsuits from parents and Australia alike while facing what I can only imagine to be extreme shame in being lumped together with Microsoft and Dell in a Greenpeace report. Finally, Apple decides that changing definitions is the best way to get out of a scrape. All this and more, on this week´s...

Apple Defends Its Data Centers Against Greenpeace Report
2012-04-18 13:43:16

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Defending itself from claims from Greenpeace, Apple has disclosed information about the amount of energy consumed at its North Carolina data center for the first time on Tuesday. In a campaign aimed at tech sector, Greenpeace has issued a report of 14 companies leading the transition from local to cloud computing. Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft all received failing grades for their use of coal to power their data centers. When Apple first announced the new...

2012-04-17 23:03:10

Greenpeace International report evaluates 14 IT companies´ energy choices San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 The current explosion in cloud computing offered by major IT companies is driving significant new demand for dirty energy like coal and nuclear power, according to a new report from Greenpeace International. The report, “How Clean is Your Cloud?” (1) shows a growing split within the tech industry between companies that are taking steps to power their clouds...

2012-02-10 11:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), a recognized leader in embracing sustainable seafood practices, builds on its leadership today by announcing that its Safeway brand skipjack (chunk-light) canned tuna will be responsibly caught using free-school purse-seine methods. The company will transition to the purse-seine method by the end of the year. Free-school tuna is caught by purse-seiners using traditional methods of spotting schools of fish using...

2012-01-09 11:24:21

An article in the forthcoming issue of the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) refutes claims by Greenpeace Germany that the western bean cutworm (WBC), Striacosta albicosta (Smith), is "a new plant pest" that was "caused by genetically engineered corn." The Greenpeace Germany report, which was written by author Christoph Then of Testbiotech, offers a "surprisingly simplistic conclusion" regarding the spread of western bean cutworm over the last decade, according to the JIPM authors....

2011-12-07 22:09:42

The EU´s governance of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and food safety has given lobbyists a new role. In the past, Greenpeace and the biotechnology industry organisation EuropaBio exerted their influence in the corridors. Now the former enemies sit opposite one another as experts in the EU´s core activities. By studying how lobbyists try to influence GMO rules, a new thesis from the Lund University School of Economics and Management in Sweden provides an insight into...

HP, Dell Deemed Greenest Electronic Companies
2011-11-10 06:14:43

Hewlett Packard (HP) and Dell have overtaken Nokia atop Greenpeace's list of the greenest electronics manufacturers on the planet, Peter Sayer of IDG News reported on Wednesday. The environmental group's updated guide to the most Earth-friendly computers, televisions, and mobile phones "recognizes the efforts" that HP and Dell have made "to clean up their supply chain“¦ while Nokia has slipped back to third place after leading since September 2008," Sayer added. Apple was...

2011-09-14 11:30:00

In the news release, South African Youth to Install High Efficiency SunPower PV Solar Panels during Greenpeace Solar Training Course, issued 14-Sep-2011 by SunPower Corp. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the quote in the third graph was erroneously attributed. It should be attributed to Doug Richards, SunPower Foundation chairman. The complete, corrected release follows: South African Youth to Install High Efficiency SunPower PV Solar Panels during Greenpeace Solar...