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Arctic Sunrise captures EU trawlers plundering West African seas

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | February 27, 2012

Our ship, the Arctic Sunrise, is currently in Mauritanian waters to highlight the problems of overfishing emptying African seas. Vast factory-style fishing boats are trawling out fish at an alarming rate and decimating local ecosystems...

End of the road for dirty biofuels

Blog entry by Kees Kodde | February 3, 2012

It’s been a bad few weeks for biofuels produced from food crops: first, the US Environmental Protection Agency said that  biodiesel made from palm oil will not count towards the country’s renewable fuels mandate  because they are...

Beyond a 20% climate target - briefing on draft Commission working paper

Publication | January 30, 2012 at 12:01

A two page briefing prepared by Climate Action Network Europe, WWF and Greenpeace, outlines our response and recommendations to the Commission working paper 'Analysis of options to move beyond 20% greenhouse gas emission reductions: Member State...

EU boats chasing African fish

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | January 25, 2012

It is no secret that Europe’s seas, once teeming with life, are now unable to provide fish for all its citizens. EU governments and the fishing industry have known for decades that they catch more than their seas can provide, so...

Chemical giant BASF flees Europe

Blog entry by Marco Contiero & Lasse Bruun | January 20, 2012

The biggest chemical company in the world, BASF, is moving to the US because Europeans don’t want its genetically engineered potatoes. Just days ago, the company announced its decision to move its main laboratory for the development...

Polar bears invade the Brussels Motor Show

Image gallery | January 12, 2012

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.

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