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Climate change is now reality; Doha talks must spark clean energy revolution

Press release | November 28, 2012 at 12:51

Doha, November 26, 2012 - As governments meet for climate talks in Doha, Greenpeace warned on Monday that they must wake up to the reality that climate change is already gripping the planet and take urgent action to avoid catastrophic global warming.

Greenpeace congratulates Green Scorpions on exposing Eskom’s environmental crimes

Press release | November 23, 2012 at 12:56

Greenpeace congratulates the Green Scorpions on their exposure of Eskom as the organ of state with the highest rate of non-compliance with environmental legislation. This report adds to the body of evidence already uncovered by Greenpeace on...

Greenpeace Africa's statement on the conflict in DRC's Goma

Press release | November 22, 2012 at 9:29

Greenpeace Africa is appalled at the recent upsurge in violence in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo and is calling for the UN and the international community to help bring an immediate end to the conflict.

Greenpeace: Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Press release | November 21, 2012 at 8:42

Johannesburg, 20, November 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa condemns the derisory fine levelled on Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. The Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin had been charged with illegally exporting waste to Cote d’Ivoire...

Greenpeace lodges complaint with Public Protector and the SA Human Rights Commission

Press release | November 19, 2012 at 11:29

Johannesburg, 18 November 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and the South African History Archives have lodged a formal complaint with both the Public Protector and SA Human Rights Commission with regards to the second refusal by the Minister of Energy...

Electronics companies still to eliminate dirty energy from supply chain - Greenpeace

Press release | November 19, 2012 at 8:16

San Francisco, November 19, 2012 — Global electronic companies must do more to end the use of climate changing dirty energy in their manufacturing and supply chains, according to a report released today by Greenpeace International.

Global Wind Power Market Could Triple by 2020 - Greenpeace

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 8:15

Johannesburg, 14 November - Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council released their bi-annual report on the future of the wind industry in Beijing today. The fourth edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook shows that wind...

Gauteng Civil Society marches for Nuclear – free South Africa

Press release | November 12, 2012 at 8:54

Johannesburg, 10 November 2012 – Thousands of people from civil society groups across Gauteng today took part in a march to protest against South Africa’s nuclear expansion plans. The activists marched from Pieter Roos Park[1] to Beyers Naude...

Greenpeace calls for an immediate investigation into the dead marine life in the...

Press release | November 7, 2012 at 15:11

Greenpeace calls on the Senegalese government to immediately investigate the causes of dead animal species within its waters, which have occurred in the past few weeks. This follows a research by Greenpeace’s team that confirmed local fishermen’s...

Greenpeace’s comment on the statement by the Congolese Minister of the Environment

Press release | October 31, 2012 at 7:57

October 30, 2012. Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Congolese government to clean up the logging industry. This is a first step towards sustainable use and protection of the Congo Forest. However more needs to be done to ensure control...

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