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Durban to Host Climate Conference

Feature story | November 16, 2010 at 10:29

Durban has been chosen as the host city for next November’s critical climate conference – a year before the historic Kyoto Protocol expires. Greenpeace Africa welcomes the announcement calling it a unique opportunity for South Africa in the fight...

Will the World Bank act boldly?

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | June 20, 2013

Unprecedented heatwaves, widespread food shortages, more intense cyclones and shifting rain patterns causing floods or droughts are just some of the future problems outlined in the World Bank's latest climate report today. ...

Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | August 1, 2014

It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest intensified. The arrests...

Latest Climate Report: a Wake-up Call For Our Oceans Too

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | April 2, 2014

We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the enormous   impacts and...

Running 250km through Antarctica in Support of Greenpeace Africa

Blog entry by David Barnard | April 15, 2014

Exactly 200 days from today I'll embark on my next desert running challenge – The Last Desert Race , 250km through the snow of Antarctica! I've completed various multi-stage desert races over the past few years – Kalahari, Sahara,...

150 Days to Running in the Snow of Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | June 5, 2014

Time really flies. It feels like yesterday when the start of the 2014 Last Desert Race in Antarctica was still 200 days away. And now it is just 150 days to go… The urgency around my preparations for the race will increase...

On Thin Ice

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | August 26, 2011

The cracking and rumbling when the ship pushes the ice flows aside to make passage; the countless shades of blue and white in the ice, sea, and melt water; the feeling of being completely removed from the ordinary world, without phones...

Extreme weather and climate change: How long must we sing this song?

Blog entry by Dr. Paul Johnston | January 19, 2011

Extreme weather events will be more frequent in a warming world. Anyone reading the news about recent extreme weather events will understandably be confused by the varied statements regarding the attribution of these events to...

News from Copenhagen: The Red Carpet activists have been charged

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | March 9, 2011

I’m typing these words from the Greenpeace office in Copenhagen, about a ten-minute walk from the Danish Parliament, where nearly 15 months ago, three Greenpeace activists were arrested for politely and peacefully calling on some 120...

AFRICA ♥ ARCTIC

Video | April 18, 2013 at 9:28

Climate activists and Greenpeace Africa volunteers came together last Saturday to take part in a global movement to highlight the impact that climate change is having in the Arctic. Our actions weren’t just about the Arctic, though, they were...

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