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Climate Change

Hub | December 11, 2009 at 13:13

Climate change impacts are being felt across the globe as sea levels rise, tropical storms smash into coastlines, once-fertile lands battle with floods or drought and permafrost in the polar regions melts. Although Africa contributes relatively...

What we do

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 14:07

Standard Bank Sets The Record Straight on Financing Lamu

Press release | October 19, 2017 at 11:48

NAIROBI - KENYA - South Africa's Standard Bank has stated they will not fund the proposed Lamu coal-fired power plant in Kenya. This comes despite reports that they were a major project funder, as included in the bank’s annual report of 2015.

Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership - Greenpeace

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 8:40

Johannesburg, 1 June 2017 – Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy...

Climate change and a failing food system open the door to the armyworm pest

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 16:13

The fall armyworm has reared its ugly head in Africa wreaking havoc across the continent, destroying the maize crop which was much anticipated after droughts of the previous years. The armyworm pest is now present in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania,...

Stopping Climate Change with Renewables

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 12:01

Our country suffers from an addiction to coal - 94% of our electricity comes from it, and Eskom is currently building two of the biggest coal-fired power stations in the world (Medupi and Kusile). As a result, we are among the biggest carbon...

Climate change and renewable energy: Where does your favorite party stand?

Feature story | August 1, 2016 at 8:56

In light of the catastrophic threats posed by climate change, Greenpeace has analysed the top three political party’s manifesto’s to understand their stance on clean energy, and climate change. The impacts of climate change have already been felt...

Empty Nets, Empty Future

Feature story | September 28, 2011 at 13:34

Our new report shows how overfishing and climate change are taking their toll on West African seas.

Climate change is now reality

Press release | November 26, 2012 at 14:13

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.

Racing to save the climate

Feature story | October 21, 2010 at 17:00

Melita Steele, one of our climate and energy campaigners, recently visited China for the final round of negotiations before COP 16.

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