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Wind Power key to fight Climate Change

Press release | 20 September, 2006 at 2:00

Over a third of the world's electricity - crucially including that required by industry - can realistically be supplied by wind energy by the middle of the century, according to a new report . The 'Global Wind Energy Outlook 2006' report,...

World Heritage sites threatened by Bush's ignorance on Climate Change

Press release | 17 March, 2006 at 1:00

"Ignore the Bush Administration's apparent reckless intent to ravage the planet," says Greenpeace today as experts attend an urgently convened meeting on World Heritage and climate change. Greenpeace called on the experts to ignore a challenge...

Rainforest saved

Press release | 7 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace applauded today's news that a third of Canada's unique Great Bear Rainforest is to be saved from the chainsaws. Following a decade of campaigning by Greenpeace, other leading environmental groups (1) and indigenous First Nations, the...

Bring on the judges!

Press release | 16 December, 2004 at 1:00

Climate liability and litigation in ten cases covering seven countries around the world is highlighted today at the United Nations climate talks. These initiatives have been taken by fourteen US States, twenty-eight NGOs and others to enforce the...

Mission Possible – Governments must and can save the climate

Press release | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today released new photographs of rapidly melting glaciers in Europe to call upon the world’s Governments attending next week’s Climate Conference in Nairobi to ‘wake up and smell the coffee’. The climate crisis is urgent: the science...

Greenpeace demands immediate closure of the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery

Press release | 22 June, 2006 at 2:00

The bluefin tuna population in the Mediterranean Sea may be on the brink of collapse and the fishery must be closed immediately, said Greenpeace today. The organisation's ship Esperanza, in the Mediterranean on the 4th leg of its fourteen-month...

Wake-up call for the world - Whales protection goes beyond IWC

Press release | 22 June, 2006 at 2:00

St Kitts arrest and court charges update: The ten activists and crew from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrested yesterday following a peaceful protest held after the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St Kitts were released...

Goldman Awards

Press release | 24 April, 2006 at 2:00

A Papua New Guinean lawyer and a Brazilian activist are among six people to have been named as winners of the world’s top grassroots environmental award, in recognition of their work to protect some of the last ancient forests on earth.

Stop climate killing coal plants in Thailand

Press release | 7 December, 2005 at 1:00

With its flagship the Rainbow Warrior looking on, Greenpeace activists today climbed the loading crane of the BLCP coal plant at Map Ta Phut in Thailand and unfurled banners demanding the plant's immediate closure, calling on the Thai government...

Toxic Toy Story

Press release | 5 July, 2005 at 2:00

Children’s plastic toys sold in Europe are to be made safer following a decision by the European Parliament today to ban manufacturers from using six toxic chemicals to soften the plastic. The ban follows evidence that the chemicals, shown to...

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