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World’s top climate scientists give us hope for a better future if we act now

Feature Story | 30 September, 2013 at 10:26

Thirty crew members of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are in prison in Russia, because they took peaceful action against oil drilling in the Arctic, intending to change the grim future we are constructing for ourselves and the planet with our...

What do the experts say?

Feature Story | 29 September, 2013 at 18:00

A great number of legal experts have commented on the boarding and seizure of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and on the potential piracy charges against the Arctic 30. Here is a selection:

Arctic 30 to be held in Russian jail pending piracy investigation

Feature Story | 27 September, 2013 at 8:28

Today in a court in Murmansk, Russia, the Arctic 30 were seen by six judges. No charges were laid, but all 30 are still being detained

Consumer boycott ban: does senator Richard Colbeck hate orangutans?

Feature Story | 25 September, 2013 at 14:10

Tasmanian senator Colbeck wants to introduce a law to prevent boycotts of companies led by environmental groups. Such a move is an extraordinary illiberal attack on consumers' rights

Arctic Sunrise action timeline

Feature Story | 23 September, 2013 at 6:30

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

Protests outside Russian embassies worldwide

Image gallery | 21 September, 2013

LIVE FROM RUSSIA: Russian Coast Guard illegally boards Greenpeace ship

Feature Story | 20 September, 2013 at 13:52

A peaceful protest at an oil rig in the Arctic against risky oil drilling has resulted in two arrests, with Greenpeace activists currently being held at gunpoint by the Russian Coast Guard.

The day South Africa got renewable energy on the grid

Feature Story | 17 September, 2013 at 16:39

In a historic moment earlier this month, the 312 000-panel Kalkbult Solar PV plant in Kimberley became the first independent renewable producer to be built, completed and get connected to the grid in South Africa.

The story of the Alpha coal mine

Feature Story | 16 September, 2013 at 16:02

The Alpha coal mega-mine — a joint venture between Gina Rinehart's Hancock Coal and Indian giant GVK — is a massive greenfield development planned for Queensland's remote Galilee Basin.

The first 100 days are critical

Feature Story | 10 September, 2013 at 9:49

We have a new government, but the threat to Australia from climate change transcends left and right. The world is warming and it is now up to the Coalition to lead the nation in facing up to this reality.

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