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Copenhagen a cop-out

Feature story | December 19, 2009 at 7:54

Two years has passed since world leaders promised all of us a deal to stop climate change. After two weeks of UN negotiations, politicians breezed in, had dinner with the Queen, a three hour lunch, took some photos and then delivered what could...

The trawl's in your court

Feature story | July 30, 2006 at 0:00

At the crack of dawn this morning several Greenpeace activists locked themselves to a high seas bottom trawler to prevent it from leaving Port Nelson. Four activists boarded the Chang Xing, locking themselves to the mast and other parts of the...

UN climate summit

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 0:00

The good news: The biggest environmental gathering of government leaders in many years showed the world is finally waking up to the urgency of climate change. The bad news: Time is running out.

Weather of Mass Destruction

Feature story | April 19, 2007 at 0:35

WMD are a constant topic on the agenda of the United Nations, but now the Security Council members will have to ask, "Which W is it: weather or weapons?"

Iceland harpoons deep-sea protection

Feature story | November 23, 2006 at 0:00

The proposed moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling was harpooned today at the UN, as Iceland put the interests of their fishing fleets above other countries and scientific advice (sound familiar?). Even Canada and Spain gave in to common sense...

Speech by Lo Sze Ping, Campaign Director, Greenpeace China – on behalf of Climate...

Publication | September 26, 2007 at 0:20

Lo Sze Ping speech to UN Thematic Plenary III – Technology "Innovating a climate-friendly world – the role of technology and its dissemination" New York, 24 September 2007

Climate action – who is stopping us?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 25, 2014

The world has changed since our leaders discussed climate change in 2009. It has become even more evident; ravaging crops in Africa, melting ice in the Arctic, drowning the Philippines and drying-up California. The poor are paying the...

A big deal for our ocean

Blog entry by Magnus Eckeskog | March 28, 2016

Today governments from all over the world will meet at the United Nations in New York to develop a new treaty to save our oceans.  We will be there  to ensure clear rules for the creation of sanctuaries that will give our oceans the...

I was at eye level at the UN and the world moved

Blog entry by Naomi Ages | November 6, 2016

It’s early in the morning on Friday 4 November and I am standing outside the United Nations in New York. A year ago, I was a relative newcomer to Greenpeace, preparing to attend the COP in Paris. The Greenpeace team was mobilising to...

GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | February 8, 2010 at 0:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry - we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

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