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Why it's time to clean up the car industry

When Greenpeace kicked off the campaign to phase-out diesel engines last year, my brother Sam was one of the first ones to look concerned. He’d just bought a diesel car second-hand. They’re supposed to be more fuel-efficient than petrol and therefore pump out less CO2 so it had seemed like the greener choice.
Mel Evans - 21 March, 2017 - 09:38 - Comments
Greenpeace volunteer lobbying council with Fracking placard

Get your voice heard – top five tips for writing to politicians

In the era of emails and texts, receiving a letter in the post is rare. But that just makes it even more powerful, says our political adviser Rosie Rogers.
Rosie Rogers - 17 March, 2017 - 08:56 - Comments
Forest clearance in land owned by a subsidiary of Bumitama Gunajaya Agro, West K

Who still banks on destroying Indonesia's forests?

A few weeks ago, HSBC took a big step forward in cutting its links with the destruction of Indonesia's forests by pledging to end funding for destructive palm oil companies. But HSBC is not the only bank lending money to palm oil companies pushing further and further into the forest, and the others now have a lot of catching up to do.
jamie - 15 March, 2017 - 01:07 - Comments

A brand new plastic bottle every time you feel thirsty?

I love fizzy drinks, at the cinema with my snacks, at lunchtime always, at dinner, but never with breakfast, honest….A love for fizzy drinks should never mean our oceans and the creatures who call it home, have to suffer, but every time we use brand new plastic bottles and don’t recycle them, that’s exactly what’s happening. In the UK alone we use 35...
Aakash Naik - 14 March, 2017 - 18:09 - Comments
A Greenpeace volunteer campaigns outside a branch of HSBC

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 - 18:09 - Comments

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