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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...

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.

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.

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...

G8/G20 documents

Background | 23 June, 2010 at 13:29

Documents related to the G8/G20.

Leaked G20 declaration sees G20 abandon plans to stop handouts to Big oil and Coal

Press release | 23 June, 2010 at 17:25

International/Toronto-23 June 2010--As BP’s oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, G20 heads of state, due to meet in Toronto this weekend, are planning to dilute last year’s commitment to phase out subsidies to Big Oil and Big Coal,...

G8 countries urged to act

Feature story | 7 July, 2009 at 2:00

On the eve of the G8 summit in Italy - our activists have been beaming a message on the Kremlin and floating a life-sized iceberg past the Eiffel tower to call for urgent action from world leaders to save the climate.

G8 - Environment Nil!

Feature story | 9 July, 2008 at 19:27

When you're in the business of saving the future - and you give yourself a specific deadline, such as 2050 - you need to make sure that every single day between then and now counts. Unfortunately, the G8 Summit was a waste of three whole days.

G8 to act on climate change, later... maybe

Feature story | 7 June, 2007 at 2:00

In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's binding reductions of...

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

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:

G20 final outcome

Press release | 27 June, 2010 at 22:00

Toronto -- Some G20 leaders have taken first steps towards phasing out fossil fuel subsidies, but collectively, their actions fail to address the urgent need to stop catastrophic climate change.

reponse to G8

Press release | 26 June, 2010 at 20:00

Toronto-- The following is an analysis from Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director of Greenpeace, in reaction to the G8 declaration just released:

G8 and the Food Crisis – The Real Solutions

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 20:33

Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger, primarily due to industrial farming, bad harvests related to climatechange, unjust terms of trade and the rush for biofuels.There is no single...

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