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REACTIVE: Greenpeace Calls for SA Action in the Lead Up to Climate Talks

Press release | May 29, 2011 at 19:02

Johannesburg – 29 May 2011 Greenpeace Africa today welcomed the commitment from the BASIC Ministerial meeting held in Durban over the weekend to ensure a balanced and ambitious outcome from COP 17 at the end of this year. This will be a crucial...

Melted Fuel Rod in Fukushima 1 Reactor

Press release | May 12, 2011 at 11:10

Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2011 – “Earlier readings of water levels, temperatures and pressure Fukushima Reactor 1 lead to assumptions by the authorities that reactors 1, 2 and 3 were stabilising. What we are now seeing is that at least some water...

Greenpeace Statement on the Japanese Government’s Decision to Close the Hamaoka...

Press release | May 6, 2011 at 12:40

Tokyo, Japan, 6 May, 2011 - “Greenpeace welcomes Prime Minister Kan’s request to close Hamaoka, one of the most dangerous nuclear reactors in Japan,” said Junichi Sato, Greenpeace Japan Executive Director. “This is the first time a Prime Minister...

Africa's Poor Need Immediate Solutions

Press release | February 28, 2011 at 9:25

Greenpeace today called for responsible fishing agreements that will help develop a robust, locally operated and financed fishing industry in West Africa.

Lifting DRC’s Moratorium on Logging Expansion Unacceptable

Press release | February 22, 2011 at 12:53

Greenpeace today expressed its serious concerns regarding the announcement made by the Democratic Republic of Congo Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism Minister José Endundo to legalise 15 additional logging titles in the Congo...

Go renewable, get more jobs, Greenpeace urges President Zuma

Press release | February 9, 2011 at 14:04

As President Zuma prepares for his State of the Nation Address tomorrow, Greenpeace urges him to put South Africa on track for a clean and sustainable energy future, thus providing a number of new jobs, as part of his move to declare 2011 the...

Greenpeace calls for solutions to Fishermen’s Plight

Press release | February 8, 2011 at 15:11

The recent strike by artisanal fishermen in Senegal’s Joal – Fadiouth community in Mbour is a clear indication of serious damage caused by industrial fishing fleets operating off the West African coast. Greenpeace continues to condemn fishing...

Let's Do it in Durban!

Press release | December 11, 2010 at 11:19

The climate summit in Cancun has built momentum, but much more work needs to be done to save the climate. Now Greenpeace looks ahead to next year's climate talks, urging South Africans and the world, to 'do it in Durban'.

Climate Refugee "Animals" Push Climate Change on to the Agenda

Press release | December 3, 2010 at 7:02

Greenpeace activists dressed as polar bears and the big five gathered today at Johannesburg's Gandhi square to highlight climate change. They held banners reading “My house in the Arctic melted” and “Water hole dried-up, need new home”.

Cancun Climate Talks

Press release | November 30, 2010 at 10:33

Greenpeace today challenged the South African government to build momentum for a strong climate deal at the climate talks in Cancun, Mexico.

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