How are Greenpeace and Erec helping the environment?

Climate and energy. Together with EREC, Greenpeace has formulated a global energy scenario, “Energy [R]evolution”, where 80% of the world’s total energy is produced with renewables, and the emissions of the energy sector are decreased by over 80% of the 1990 levels by 2050.

Who is the director of Greenpeace International Programme?

In 2013 reports noted that Pascal Husting, the director of Greenpeace International’s “international programme” was commuting 400 km (250 miles) to work by plane, despite Greenpeace’s activism to reduce air travel due to carbon footprint.

Who are the founders of the Greenpeace organization?

Greenpeace. Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 55 countries and an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 by Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe, Canadian and US ex-pat environmental activists.

When did Greenpeace publish guide to Greener Electronics?

In August 2006, Greenpeace released the first edition of Guide to Greener Electronics, a magazine where mobile and PC manufacturers were ranked for their green performance, mainly based in the use of toxic materials in their products and e-waste.

What kind of energy does Greenpeace energy use?

Greenpeace Energy is a German electric utility in the form of a registered association. The stated goal of the cooperative is the provision of environmentally friendly energy to the electrical grid.

When did Greenpeace start the Power Shift initiative?

In 1998, Greenpeace started a renewable energy initiative called “power shift”. There, consumers could choose to switch to a green electricity provider.

Why is Greenpeace Energy a registered cooperative?

Greenpeace Energy chose to establish itself in the legal form of a registered cooperative (eG). The motivation for this decision was that it allows Greenpeace Energy to be independent of banks and major shareholders and build equity on a wide base of shareholders to offer as well as favorable current.