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Barack to the future? Obama confuses key climate dates

Feature story | 3 December, 2009 at 1:00

As Barack Obama announced the US position for the Climate talks in Copenhagen, we felt a bit of an anti-climax between the buzz and the actual numbers. Maybe a time portal opened and Obama is living in an alternate reality?

Obama and the whale

Feature story | 10 November, 2009 at 1:00

The government of Japan has decided to look into wasteful spending. We can't think of a greater waste than the Japanese whaling programme. So we sent a delegation to the place where the review committee is meeting.

World leaders block Arctic coal shipment

Feature story | 2 October, 2009 at 2:00

Angela Merkel, Barack Obama and other world leaders took non-violent direct action today against a coal mine in Svalbard, denouncing the fossil fuel that is powering the meltdown of the Arctic.

It's the ecology, stupid!

Feature story | 27 April, 2009 at 2:00

As senior diplomats and politicians from 17 countries headed towards the US State Department building in Washington DC this morning, they couldn’t have missed a couple of Greenpeace climbers dangling below a huge banner bearing a picture of our...

Governments must confront climate change in 2013

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 11 January, 2013 5 comments

Article originally published in the Guardian Sustainable Business Blog. I hope I am wrong. But in 2013, we can expect to witness more devastating extreme weather events, fuelled and supercharged by the destructive power of a...

When change is history, and change is common sense

Blog entry by Karen Sack | 20 January, 2009

I have just witnessed, along with millions of others around the world, the swearing in of President Barack Obama of the United States of America. I was going to be on the Mall just left of the Washington Monument (had the jumbotron...

Why President Obama's Clean Power Plan is an exaggeration

Blog entry by Kyle Ash | 4 August, 2015 1 comment

Today, President Obama's EPA announced the final version of the Clean Power Plan , a policy designed to limit the level of global warming pollution coming from US power plants. This comes eight years after the Supreme Court ruled...

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.

Climate meeting in Bonn: leaders wanted

Feature story | 29 March, 2009 at 1:00

When the future of the world is at stake, the last thing you need is a politician. You need a real leader. And that's our challenge to governments attending the first round of international climate talks in Bonn.

Obama: You won it, now earn it

Feature story | 10 December, 2009 at 1:00

President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway's capital today. In his own words, this is a "call to action" rather than a recognition of his own accomplishments. So we're hoping he'll act on his promises to confront the global...

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