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Fire Then and Now

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 13 July, 2016

Fire is the fundamental human technology, the foundation of everything that came after in human societies. Controlled fire transformed our diet, physiology, psychology, language, social structure, technologies, and our relationship to...

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:

The movement against fossil fuels is growing. Get used to it!

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | 28 March, 2017 2 comments

Yesterday I woke up at 4.30am, entered the second-largest refinery in Europe, and climbed a 90-meter-high chimney to paint over a logo. Not an ordinary day at the office, even as an executive director of Greenpeace. But knowing about...

Fossil fools from G20 to Rio+20

Blog entry by Patricia Lerner, Greenpeace International | 19 June, 2012 3 comments

Three years ago I was in Pittsburgh and witnessed the G20 leaders commit to phasing out "inefficient fossil fuel subsidies over the medium term". That wasn´t the urgency we were looking for then, or the one sought with the global...

Activists abseiled off a coal smokestack

Image | 14 July, 2008 at 21:00

Activists abseiled off the side of a 140-metre coal smokestack and painted the message "Go Solar".

"Go Solar"

Image | 14 July, 2008 at 20:22

Activists abseiled off the side of a 140-metre coal smokestack and painted the message "Go Solar".

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.

Action at Abbott Point coal export terminal

Image | 4 August, 2009 at 3:00

Activists block a coal terminal in Australia. Greenpeace has maintained actions for three days to highlight the injustice of Australia abandoning our Pacific neighbors while throwing tax payer dollars at dying fossil fueled industries.

Climate Action at Svea Coal Mine in Svalbard

Image | 1 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists wearing masks of world leaders hold a banner reading "Coal fired Arctic meltdown" and stand in front of the Svea Coal Mine, where they protested by blocking the conveyor belts and prevented Arctic coal from being exported to...

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