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Lignite mine expansion stopped in Czech Republic

Feature story | 13 November, 2008 at 1:00

Thirty of our activists have shut down a giant excavator in one of the largest lignite mines in the Czech Republic. We're calling on the Czech Republic to close this mine by 2012, commit to progressively decreasing their carbon emissions and to...

EU flag and climate warnings beamed on Prague

Feature story | 7 January, 2009 at 1:00

As the Czech Republic takes the helm of the EU for six months, President Václav Klaus, a well-known sceptic on climate change and the European Union, refused to fly the EU flag on Prague Castle (a seat of the Czech president). So, our Czech...

Greenpeace condemns Czech energy giant’s coal-fired power play

Press release | 29 April, 2010 at 17:00

Prague, Czech Republic, 29 April 2010 – Greenpeace denounced the Czech Environment Ministry’s decision today to accept a seriously flawed environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the expansion of the Czech Republic’s largest coal-fired power...

Welcome to the CEZch Republic

Blog entry by LisaV | 6 May, 2010 1 comment

This is an update on the coal-fired power plant in the Czech Republic , which Juliette wrote about a couple of weeks back. This week - our activists in Prague displayed a banner, saying "Welcome to the CEZch Republic" on...

Thirty Greenpeace activists have stopped

Image | 13 November, 2008 at 18:05

Thirty Greenpeace activists have stopped the operation of a giant excavator in one of the largestlignite mines in the Czech Republic. Greenpeace is demanding the Czech Republic closes the ČSA mine by 2012, commits to progressively decreasing its...

Thirty Greenpeace activists have stopped

Image | 13 November, 2008 at 1:00

Thirty Greenpeace activists have stopped the operation of a giant excavator in one of the largest lignite mines in the Czech Republic. Greenpeace is demanding the Czech Republic closes the ČSA mine by 2012, commits to progressively decreasing its...

Action at Prumerov Power Station in Czech Republic

Image | 23 March, 2010 at 2:00

GREENPEACE ACTION AT PRUMEROV POWER STATION. Greenpeace activists hold a banner suspended from the top of the 300 metre high smokestack of the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station. The 12 protesters have hung a banner saying 'Global Shame'...

'Stop Prunerov'

Image | 22 March, 2010 at 1:00

Activists display a banner reading 'Stop Prunerov' from the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station. The activists have climbed up the power station to highlight the Prunerov as the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions pollution in the...

March 23: From a Czech chimney to a river in Buenos Aires - Greenpeace delivers a message

Blog entry by danielkramb | 23 March, 2010 1 comment

Two baby orangutans play at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS). The species, which is already endangered, is being pushed to the brink of extinction by the expansion of palm oil and pulp and paper plantations. Our...

Climate Action in Czech Republic

Image | 22 March, 2010 at 13:02

Activists scale the main chimney of the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station and display a giant banner reading 'Global Shame'. Prunerov is the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions pollution in the Czech Republic.

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