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Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Feature story | December 11, 2011 at 4:42

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

Kumi Naidoo and Greenpeace Activists Removed From COP17 and Banned From Building

Feature story | December 9, 2011 at 17:42

Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace has been removed from the Durban conference centre and has been banned from the building.

Greenpeace Occupies Global Business Day Conference

Feature story | December 4, 2011 at 12:54

Seven Greenpeace climbers who peacefully occupied the World Business Council on Sustainable Development conference were arrested during an attempt to hang a banner demanding “Listen to the People, not the Polluters”.

Greenpeace Gives Climate Change A Face

Feature story | November 30, 2011 at 13:05

Today, Greenpeace will show the true face of the problem in "The Weather Gods", a hard hitting documentary that tells the story of the people in the front line of climate change; rural communities in Mali and Kenya and South Africa.

Durban Climate Talks: SA Must Show Leadership

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 12:14

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our Governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Intact Forest Landscapes: Why it is crucial to protect them from industrial exploitation

Feature story | November 25, 2011 at 11:03

Following the release of a new report compiling the latest science about large intact forests landscapes (IFLs), their critical importance for people, biodiversity and climate, and the consequences of fragmenting them (in particular via logging...

‘Polluticians’ Occupying the Climate

Feature story | November 22, 2011 at 13:39

Our latest report, entitled ‘Who’s Holding us Back?’, reveals how a handful of major corporations are adversely influencing governments, and polluting the political process on climate legislation.

Eskom's Major Humiliation

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 11:36

On Monday Greenpeace activists peacefully protested against the construction of Kusile coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga. They did this by chaining themselves to the front gate, and also accessing a crane on the site, scaling it, and...

Guide To Greener Electronics

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 11:26

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics aims to reducing the environmental impact of the electronics sector, its energy use and emissions throughout its supply chain and avoiding the use of unsustainable materials. The Guide also pushes...

Greenpeace Confronts Eskom

Feature story | November 7, 2011 at 6:04

Greenpeace activists today dropped a banner from a crane inside the construction grounds of ESKOM’s latest colossal coal-fired power plant, Kusile - reading ‘Kusile: climate killer’. At the same time, other activists have locked themselves to...

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