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HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

There's been a major breakthrough in protecting Indonesia's forests: HSBC has committed to breaking its links to palm oil companies destroying forests and peatlands. This is a fantastic result for everyone who has been campaigning over the last few weeks, although the hard work doesn’t stop there. The real test now is how those words will be put into practice.
Annisa Rahmawati - 21 February, 2017 - 17:09 - Comments

One Day Without Us

Today Greenpeace is coming together with thousands of people from across the country to support ‘One Day Without Us’ a celebration of migrants in the UK.Why is this our business you might ask? Well, because Greenpeace couldn’t function without immigrants who work and live in this country. From the hard work and dedication of our staff, to the passion of our...
Aakash Naik - 20 February, 2017 - 11:24 - Comments
Bulldozers clearing peatland forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

HSBC: what they've said about funding deforestation, and why it's wrong

Over three weeks ago, we exposed how HSBC is funding palm oil companies that are tearing up Indonesia's forests. Since then, thousands of emails have been sent to the CEO. Now HSBC is responding to those emails, but what it's saying is at times misguided, and other times just plain wrong.
jamie - 8 February, 2017 - 14:59 - Comments

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

If you're on Greenpeace's email list, chances are you'll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank - a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry.
Richard Casson - 3 February, 2017 - 15:32 - Comments

How much space would need to be covered by solar panels to power every home in the UK?

Have you ever wondered - how much space would need to be covered by solar panels, if we tried to produce the amount of power used by every home in the UK? Well, here's the answer...
Richard Casson - 1 February, 2017 - 14:04 - Comments

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