2009 Press Releases

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demands for the Copenhagen Climate Summit

Press release | 24 March, 2009 at 1:00

Developed countries must make deeper and quicker cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions than previously thought, Greenpeace warned today, ahead of the first of the year's global climate talks which begin in Bonn (1) over the weekend.

Dear Mr. Tata, extinction is forever: Greenpeace

Press release | 23 March, 2009 at 15:19

Coinciding with the Indian launch of the world's cheapest car, the Tata Nano, Greenpeace reminded Tata of its environmental responsibilities in an open letter to Ratan Tata placed in the Financial Times and the International Herald Tribune.

EU leaders agree to repay carbon debt but fail to put cash on the table

Press release | 20 March, 2009 at 15:57

European leaders agreed to raise money for developing countries to tackle climate change at the EU Spring Summit in Brussels today, but failed to put any money on the table to support their plans. Greenpeace believes the lack of concrete...

Greenpeace appeals against Japanese government censorship

Press release | 19 March, 2009 at 14:36

Greenpeace today lodged an appeal against government censorship, calling on the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) to release uncensored copies of whale meat sales documents obtained by Greenpeace through a 2008 Freedom of Information request.

Greenpeace welcomes industry initiative to address tuna decline

Press release | 16 March, 2009 at 17:15

Greenpeace blocks ‘easy way out’ for Europe’s finance ministers

Press release | 10 March, 2009 at 12:40

Hundreds of Greenpeace activists from across Europe have blocked the exits of the Brussels building where finance ministers are discussing funding for developing nations to tackle climate change.(1)

Over 300 Greenpeace activists arrested after finance ministers blockade

Press release | 10 March, 2009 at 1:00

Over 300 Greenpeace activists from across Europe have been arrested by police for taking part in a non-violent protest on climate change in Brussels today. Activists blocked the exits of the Brussels building where finance ministers were meeting...

Fiddling in Rome While Economy Slumps: Japan's Whaling Industry Continues Spending Spree

Press release | 8 March, 2009 at 11:55

Despite the worst recession in a generation, Japanese government officials arrive in Rome this week to defend a multi-billion yen whaling programme that is reviled by the international community and unwanted by taxpayers at home.

Greenpeace response to Areva’s MOX transport: A Travelling Security Threat

Press release | 6 March, 2009 at 16:09

Greenpeace demands an immediate stop to all shipments of plutonium Mixed-Oxide (MOX) fuel, following Areva’s announcement today of the largest ever MOX shipment’s route from France to Japan.

Greenpeace sets Climate Leadership Challenge for the IT industry

Press release | 3 March, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace has launched its 'IT Climate Leadership Challenge', calling on the CEOs of the IT industry to provide real solutions for the imminent threat of global warming while also tackling the current economic crisis by turning climate change...

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