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G8 climate deal

Press release | 7 June, 2007 at 18:50

Greenpeace condemned G8 leaders for failing to live up to their historic responsibility for climate change by not agreeing to keep mean temperature rise below 2 degrees compared to pre-industrial levels. The deal is "clearly not enough to prevent...

G8 and Climate Change - Whats the Story?

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 2:00

Climate change is the greatest threat humanity faces, and has mainly been caused by G8 countries: Over 80 percent of the emissions in the atmosphere today have been produced by the G8. These countries still emit more than 40 percent of global CO2...

G8 Climate and Energy Action Checklist 2011

Publication | 25 May, 2011 at 13:20

G8 leaders have a unique opportunity to drive a renewable energy revolution and prevent catastrophic climate change. To be considered a success, the G8 must meet the demands in the Greenpeace G8 Checklist.

G8 leaders need to quit gambling with our future

Press release | 27 May, 2011 at 14:21

Deauville, 27 May 2011 - Responding to the failure of world leaders to take on the challenges of climate change and world energy security at this week’s G8 summit, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International said:

Slice of paradise arrives in Japan

Feature story | 11 May, 2006 at 10:25

First we intercepted the MV Ardhianto when it was loading a thousand cubic metres of destructively logged plywood in Sorong harbour, Papua. Today, as the ship prepared to unload a slice of the Paradise Forests in Yokohama harbour, Japan, our...

Bush/Merkel lunch response

Press release | 6 June, 2007 at 18:39

Official Greenpeace responses to statements made by Bush and Merkel today.

G20 meeting: a well-oiled machine

Blog entry by Brian | 30 June, 2010 2 comments

I don't know about you, but the leaders I want to follow aren't the ones who say it's too hard to break the world's addiction to dirty energy. The politicians I want to elect aren't bought off by oil lobbyists. The beaches I want to...

Greenpeace brands G8 summit a climate failure, and calls for real action at UN

Press release | 8 June, 2007 at 17:40

The G8 have failed to take the necessary action to halt dangerous climate change. The final deal is full of weasel words like 'seriously consider' but fails to agree the essential targets. Not taking action to halve global greenhouse gas emission...

G8 - into the exclusion zone

Press release | 7 June, 2007 at 2:00

As the leaders of the G8 summit, meet at to discuss climate change, 24 Greenpeace activists, using 11 speedboats took the message "G8: Act Now!" to the waters around the Heilingendamm summit. They entered the outer restricted area at 11am,...

Greenpeace urges G8 to take a safe bet on renewable energy instead of gambling with...

Press release | 25 May, 2011 at 13:36

Deauville, France, 25 May 2011 -- Greenpeace urged heads of state attending this week’s G8 summit to choose public health over private profit by backing a secure future powered by renewable energy. The international environmental organisation is...

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