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Climate change: Failure is not an option

Feature story | December 28, 2009 at 19:56

The following is a letter from Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, to our supporters at the conclusion of negotiations by heads of state at the Copenhagen climate summit.

Greenpeace Africa's New Mobile Site

Publication | November 14, 2009 at 23:00

Greenpeace Africa launched its “Countdown to Copenhagen” mobisite this weekend. The site guides visitors through what the world will be like in 2100 if we do not take drastic action to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Among the many...

Letter to the Danish ambassador

Feature story | January 6, 2010 at 11:30

Your Excellency: I write to you in the immediate aftermath of the disappointing conclusion of the Copenhagen climate summit to ask for your assistance with regard to the fate of four Greenpeace campaigners detained by the Danish police.

Clean Energy Now

Feature story | September 1, 2009 at 11:36

This weekend over 60 supporters of Greenpeace Africa created a human banner, which reads “Clean Energy Now” to mark the start of the final countdown to the Copenhagen climate talks in December.

Historic opportunity to stop climate chaos squandered in Copenhagen

Press release | December 31, 2009 at 15:04

Copenhagen — Greenpeace strongly condemned the arrogance of the heads of state from the world's most powerful countries for presenting a "take it or leave" deal to the Copenhagen Climate Summit. Whilst en route to the airport they claimed the...

World leader cop-out leads to failure

Blog entry by elaine.hill | December 30, 2009

It's a gut-busting, heart-breaking cop-out and I'm so very, very angry although sadly not very surprised. The exhaustion we're all feeling in the Greenpeace team only adds to the appalling sense of frustration - our leaders swanned in...

Crosses and Crossroads

Blog entry by elaine.hill | December 30, 2009

Something was rotten in the state of Denmark, and its stench wafted all the way to Hong Kong. On Monday, 20 of our activists erected 100 crosses and held a minute of silence at the Cenotaph in the city's Central district to mourn the...

Suspended Jail Sentences for Peaceful Climate Protesters

Blog entry by EoinD | March 18, 2011

A Belgian court today gave ten Greenpeace activists a suspended one month jail sentence and fine for taking part in a climate action there in December 2009. This conviction is out of proportion to their peaceful protest, and an...

It’s the final countdown…

Blog entry by Melita Steele | December 11, 2010

Last night was the second last night of COP 16, and it didn’t end before 3am. The issues have been escalated to the highest level – which means that the ministers themselves are working bi-laterally and in groups to try to find...

Cancun - negotiations enter week two

Blog entry by Daniel Kessler | December 6, 2010

We are now one week into the Cancun climate talks .  Yes, progress comes at a glacial pace--sometimes it feels like it doesn’t come at all--and the signals here are mixed on just what will happen when the traveling carnival known...

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