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Greenpeace protests against G8 imports of illegal timber

Press release | 20 June, 2002 at 2:00

Powering G8 Job Creation

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 2:00

Creating jobs while protecting the climateG8 leaders at L’Aquila have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while lowering carbon emissions through investing in green jobs. Greenpeace’s newest research shows this shift will create 1...

Bush’s Major Emitter Meeting at Toyako: A dead end for climate change

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 19:12

The Major Economies Meeting (originally the Major Emitters Meetings ) takes place in Toyako, Japan on 9 July on the sidelines of the G8 summit. It is an attempt by the Bush Administration to deflect international criticism from their ‘do nothing...

Political inaction threatens Paradise

Feature story | 7 July, 2009 at 2:00

As leaders from the eight richest and most polluting countries in the world gather this week in Italy, our ship, the Esperanza, is witnessing the direct impacts of climate change on Pacific Islands. People of this beautiful and culturally rich...

Security means investing in environment

Feature story | 11 June, 2002 at 2:00

As G8 foreign ministers were set to discuss schemes to counter nuclear and other security threats, Greenpeace called on them to invest in true security rather than squander billions of dollars on destabilizing the planet.

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | 9 July, 2009 at 2:00

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

Forest destruction protested in run-up to G8

Feature story | 20 June, 2002 at 2:00

Today one hundred activists in the important German harbour of Nordenham protested the import of timber from ancient forests.

Climate chaos draws closer as G8 leaders fail to act: Greenpeace

Press release | 9 July, 2009 at 15:51

“Leaders act and politicians talk. By failing to take the necessary and urgent decisive action on climate change today the leaders of the world’s most wealthy nations failed all of us, failed themselves and have risked placing the world on a...

Greenpeace occupies 4 Italian coal-fired power stations, demanding G8 climate leadership

Press release | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

As the leaders of the world’s most powerful nations arrived at the G8 Summit today, over 100 Greenpeace activists from around the world have occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding the G8 Heads of State take leadership on...

G8 could create 1 million more renewable jobs by switching to clean energy: Greenpeace

Press release | 7 July, 2009 at 21:56

One million more jobs would be created in renewables in G8 countries by 2020 if the leaders of the world’s wealthiest countries, gathering in L’Aquila, agreed to switch from coal and other climate-destroying conventional energy sources to...

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