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Clean Energy Now

Feature story | September 1, 2009 at 12:36

This weekend over 60 supporters of Greenpeace Africa created a human banner, which reads “Clean Energy Now” to mark the start of the final countdown to the Copenhagen climate talks in December.

Clean Energy Now: 60 staff and volunteers

Image | August 30, 2009 at 23:00

Greenpeace Africa staff members and volunteers display a banner reading "Clean Energy" and compose a human banner with the word "Now" as part of the global call to action on the run up to the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen...

Let the sun shine

Feature story | August 19, 2009 at 23:00

Barack Obama's grandmother now has solar panels on the roof of her home in Kenya, compliments of Greenpeace.

Mama Sara Obama at Solar Panels Installation in Kenya

Image | August 19, 2009 at 13:03

Mama Sara Obama, the US President's grandmother, holds a solar panel while posing for a group photo with solar panels Installation trainees from the Kibera Community Youth Program in Kogelo Village.

Forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo: Where's the Reform?

Feature story | July 30, 2009 at 8:19

In an open letter delivered to the DRC's Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism last Sunday, Greenpeace denounces the serious lack of transparency in implementation of forestry sector reform and requests urgent clarifications...

Marc Ona Essangui inspires us

Feature story | July 23, 2009 at 11:58

Greenpeace Africa wishes to congratulate Marc Ona Essangui from Gabon for winning the 2009 Goldman environmental prize. Marc is president and founder of the environmental NGO Brainforest and president of the network of NGOs called Environment Gabon.

Marc Ona Essangui from Gabon

Image | July 23, 2009 at 11:56

In the culmination of a week of climate protests

Image | July 10, 2009 at 12:48

In the culmination of a week of climate protests focusing on the G8, Greenpeace activists write "G8: FAILED" on a South African ship carrying coal in Civitavecchia, Italy, near Rome.

Greenpeace paints South African coal ship

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 23:00

As the G8 meeting in Italy ended with little progress on saving the climate, Greenpeace called for public pressure to demand that the world's wealthiest governments take decisive action on climate change.

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