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More: Climate Defenders Camp

Background | 13 November, 2009 at 16:53

The Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp is in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest.

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 14:53

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation

Climate Action against APRIL in Indonesia

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 14:22

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation - unfurling a 20 x 30 meter banner in a freshly destroyed area of rainforest that read ‘Obama youcan stop this’, urging him to...

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

While politicians continue to talk, we're taking action at the frontline of forest and climate destruction in Indonesia. Barack Obama is about to arrive in Asia for his first official visit while the US continues to block progress ahead of the...

Climate Action against APRIL in Indonesia

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation - unfurling a 20 x 30 meter banner in a freshly destroyed area of rainforest that read ‘Obama youcan stop this’, urging him to...

The biggest loser

Blog entry by laurak | 4 November, 2009 5 comments

Oil is already a losing horse. It is a non-renewable and dwindling source of energy, and according to a study by Association For the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO-USA) we already reached peak oil - in 2005. Since we have already burned the...

Climate actions and EU Summit mark the International Week of 'Quit Coal, already!'

Blog entry by laurak | 29 October, 2009

Friday October 30th With our ship the Rainbow Warrior, Spanish activists boarded a coal ship on its way to the coal fired power plant in Alcudia (Mallorca) and demanded their President Zapatero show climate leadership at the EU...

Greenpeace put gas mask on Victory Column in action against smog in air

Image | 16 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace climbers hang climate banner on the victory column in Berlin. The banner reads in German: " Copenhagen 2009 - writing history Ms. Merkel - Save the climate!" The activists demanding leadership from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel...

#climateaction now

Blog entry by laurak | 4 October, 2009 28 comments

Updates from action at tar sands upgrader expansion site : 5:00am local time - Sunday Oct 4 After occupying the expansion site of a Shell tar sands upgrader for 24 hours all Greenpeace activists have now been removed from the...

World Leaders block shipment of Arctic coal at the top of the world

Press release | 2 October, 2009 at 13:27

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and other world leaders today finally took action on climate change by preventing a shipment of coal from being loaded onto a transport ship from a mine in Svalbard, 1400 km from the North Pole. The activist heads of...

Activists at Svea Coal Mine in Svalbard

Image | 1 October, 2009 at 17:07

Greenpeace activists block the conveyor belts at Svea Coal Mine, hindering Arctic coal from being exported to European coal fired power plants.

Activists Occupy a Bitumen Conveyor Belt in Canadian Tar Sands

Image | 1 October, 2009 at 3:07

Greenpeace activists shut down conveyor belt in a tar sands open pit mine.

23 Greenpeace activists blockade tar sands operation

Feature story | 1 October, 2009 at 2:00

'Dying for climate leadership' - is the message 23 Greenpeace activists, from Canada, France, Germany and Brazil, took to the heart of Canada’s deadly tar sands development today. Shutting down a conveyor belt in an open pit mine, they renewed...

Reflecting on the first action in the tar sands

Blog entry by laurak | 30 September, 2009 8 comments

Greenpeace activist updates direct from action at tar sands upgrader facility

Blog entry by laurak | 30 September, 2009 17 comments

9:15am local time Greenpeace activists from Germany, France, Brazil and Canada have just entered a Suncor upgrader facility in the tar sands of northern, Alberta and have shut down the conveyer belt of an open pit mining operation.

G20 leaders time to show us the money for climate action

Press release | 23 September, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists are in the process of rappelling off one of Pittsburgh’s iconic bridges with a massive banner displaying their message to G20 leaders gathering for tomorrow’s summit: "Danger. Climate Destruction Ahead. Reduce CO2 Emissions...

Activists stop climate crime in the tar sands

Feature story | 19 September, 2009 at 2:00

What is soon to be bigger than England and account for more greenhouse gas emissions than the Czech Republic? The tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada - the largest energy project and the largest industrial project on the face of the planet.

Syncrude Oil Operations in Alberta Tar Sands

Image | 19 September, 2009 at 0:11

This is what unrestrained fossil fuel development and unchecked emissions looks like.

Tar Sands Mine Action

Video | 17 September, 2009 at 13:43

The Greenpeace blockade began on 15 September 2009 when 25 activists went into the Shell mine located in the tar sands development in northern Alberta, Canada.

Message to Obama: Climate leaders don’t buy tar sands

Press release | 15 September, 2009 at 19:32

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada - 15 September 2009 - As Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper prepares to meet US President Barack Obama in Washington, 25 Greenpeace activists from Canada, the US, and France have blocked a mining operation at...

Take action

Topic | 25 August, 2009 at 14:31

Preventing bottom trawling in Sweden

Image | 14 August, 2009 at 13:47

Greenpeace activists strategically place rocks on the sea floor in order to stop destructive bottom trawling in Sweden

Strategic rock placement to prevent bottom trawling

Image | 14 August, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists strategically place rocks on the sea floor in order to stop destructive bottom trawling in Sweden

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Generic multimedia item | 14 July, 2009 at 12:15

Climate Action in Venice during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 17:53

Greenpeace paints ´G8: LEAD OR LOSE´ on the Marghera coal fired power plant in Venice, Italy, as a last urgent call to the G8 leaders to improve their commitments to combat climate change. The second day Greenpeace activists where occupying the...

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.

Climate Action in Vado Ligure during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 17:44

A Greenpeace paraglider flies next to the smoke stack of the Vado Ligure coal fired power station while activists complete unfurling a banner reading "G8: Time to act on climate". Greenpeace's demands to the G8 leaders starting their meetings in...

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.

Message on Mt. Rushmore

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

The G8 Climate Action Checklist

Publication | 2 July, 2009 at 2:00

The 2009 G8 in L'Aquila, Italy, must at a minimum commit to every demand on this list regarding emissions cuts and on finance for developing countries to adapt to and take action on climate change and to fund forest protection, if the summit is...

Greenpeace activists peacefully enter the

Image | 22 June, 2009 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists peacefully enter the Unterweser nuclear power plant to protest the lack of security concerning a plane crash or an airborne terrorist attack.

Climate Action at Prunerov Power Plant in Czech Republic

Image | 11 June, 2009 at 2:00

An aerial view of a Greenpeace banner hung on a 300-metre-high smoke stack at the power plant Prunerov II, owned by the CEZ state-run power utility. Greenpeace activists unfold a banner saying “Stop CO2."

Greenpeace UK: Government knocks the wind out of renewables

Blog entry by Justin | 29 April, 2009 1 comment

Two breaking stories this morning neatly illustrate the flawed logic which still lurks at the heart of UK energy policy. First up is that German energy utility RWE's bid to build a new nuclear plant near Kirksanton in Cumbria will mean...

Inspiring Action

Video | 21 April, 2009 at 18:19

This fragile Earth needs action. It needs you. Music by Hecq. Additional images from NASA and ESA/Hubble.

Images from Climate Action on Capitol Hill

Blog entry by laurak | 3 March, 2009

The Capitol Climate Action yesterday in Washington, DC concluded peacefully and with no arrests, despite being the largest incident of mass civil disobedience in the name of our climate. On the website they featured live streaming...

Nuclear News for January 23rd 2009

Blog entry by Justin | 23 January, 2009

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: GMA News: Bishop opposes revival of Bataan nuke power plant ‘MANILA, Philippines - A ranking Catholic bishop voiced opposition late Thursday to reported plans to...

Congo rainforest needs greater protection

Feature story | 19 January, 2009 at 14:06

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently completed a World Bank sponsored review of the logging industry with some positive results. Yet it has allowed an expansion of the industry to more than twice the recommended size.

Nuclear News for December 29th 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 29 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: York Daily Record: USA - Local nuke plants didn't sense earthquake Parts of York County and the surrounding region shook from Saturday's 3.4-magnitude...

Spinning at Kozloduy

Blog entry by Justin | 23 December, 2008

If you want an example of the spin, cover-up and pure self-denial of the nuclear industry, you could do worse than take a look at this little self-congratulatory announcement from the operators of the Kozloduy nuclear plant in...

Maldives - Island Kingdom Under Change

Video | 12 December, 2008 at 15:35

The Maldives, one of the lowest lying countries, is threatened by sea level rise. The first country to sign the Kyoto protocol in 1997 and is following the climate negotiations.

George Bush’s uranium rush

Blog entry by Justin | 28 November, 2008

With only a matter of days left of his presidency George Bush is a man in a hurry. And with its future under an Obama presidency currently uncertain, so is the nuclear industry. (Fast forward to one minute) ‘You like the...

Nuclear News for November 21st 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 21 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Easy Bourse: First Australian Uranium Shipped To China – Minister ‘The first Australian uranium has been exported to China, with demand for the fuel likely to...

Anti-nuclear activism: jellyfish stand up to be counted

Blog entry by Justin | 13 November, 2008 1 comment

Well, they’re not standing up exactly, being jellyfish, but they’re certainly being counted. Late last month, the staff at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California found out just what happens when jellyfish attack … 'An...

Nuclear News for November 12th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 12 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Mlive.com: A radioactive cheese grater at Genesee Township landfill points out toxic dangers from Chinese products ‘According to the state Department of...

The mysterious ways of nuclear reactor construction

Blog entry by Justin | 11 November, 2008 1 comment

Even away from its culture of cover-up and lack of transparency in its dealings, the nuclear industry is one wrapped in riddles, mystery, and wonder. The unanswered questions stretch on as far as the eye can see. Tom Burke, of the...

Climate Action at Kingsnorth Power Station in UK

Image | 29 October, 2008 at 17:10

2008 - Activists from the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior on canoes outside Kingsnorth coal fired plant during an action against Britain's most controversial power station. Coal is the most polluting of all fossil fuels and the largest single...

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea,...

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside

Image | 31 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside the Hyundai Supreme in the Bonifacio Strait, between France and Italy, 31 July 2008. The banner reads "Stop Dangerous Cargo" in French, in protest at the Hyundai Supreme's cargo of toxic substances.

Greenpeace UK: Whitehall farce explodes over nuclear clean-up and clean energy...

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2008

‘Well, what do you know? Another news story has broken which demonstrates that the UK's nuclear industry is not the robust, well-managed machine our ministers would have us believe. The government has sneaked out a report assessing the...

Eiffel Tower anti-nuclear protest

Feature story | 13 July, 2008 at 18:45

French state nuclear company Areva sponsored a ring of golden European Union stars for the Eiffel Tower, to mark France's term as EU president. Today, we added a nuclear hazard symbol.

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