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Activists entering the Brussels Motor Show

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

Suited activists walking towards the Brussels Motorshow to protest against VW's shameful climate lobbying.

Activists at VW's stand

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

Industry giant VW is attempting to undermine a planned new EU law that would make cars more efficient.

What goes Up! must come down

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

VW's hostile lobbying could put a brake on the growing market for green cars and tie motorists to dirty and damaging oil.

Greenpeace campaigners inside VW's showroom model

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

While VW might make one or two self-styled green cars, these are nothing more than PR for the bigger vehicles it is flooding the market with.

Vulnerable Arctic

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

VW's position will further encourage drilling for oil in fragile environments like the Arctic.

Looking ahead

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

Greenpeace argues carmakers can and should develop car fleets that on average emit no more than 80g/km by 2020. A further target of 60g by 2025 should be set when the EU reviews fuel efficiency laws this year.

Darth greets ACEA boss

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

Darth Vader interrupts a speech by Ivan Hodac, Secretary General of car lobby ACEA, to congratulate him on his hard work on Earth. ACEA opposes better fuel efficiency standards.

Stormtrooper works the crowd

Image | January 12, 2012 at 0:00

A stormtrooper hands out flyers explaining Darth's intervention to a relieved crowd.

Danish EU presidency - Greenpeace priorities for the environment

Publication | January 9, 2012 at 12:39

Denmark will take the helm of the Council of the European Union from January 2012 at a crucial time for the future of Europe and its citizens. As government cuts start to bite and the debt and Euro-zone crises unfold, Europeans continue to be...

Why patenting life is a bad idea

Blog entry by Marco Contiero | December 16, 2011

It is almost two months to the day since Europe’s highest court banned the commercial patenting of stem cells involving the destruction of embryos. The original case  was brought by Greenpeace in Germany, with the backing of a...

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