Greenpeace is pushing for some big, visionary measures to turn around the global trend towards runaway climate change. The plan needs political will to make it happen and the opportunity is at the Copenhagen summit in December. You can get behind our plan in a whole lot of different ways. Here's how.

Solutions for the climate

  • Make sure emissions peak in 2015 and decrease as rapidly as possible towards zero after that.
  • Developed countries must make cuts of 40 percent on their 1990 carbon emisisons by 2020.
  • Developing countries must slow the growth of emissions by 15-30 percent by 2020, with support from industrialised nations.
  • Protect tropical forests with a special funding mechanism - forests for climate.
  • Replace dirty fossil fuel energy with renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • Reject false solutions like nuclear energy.

The latest updates


Empowering Bihar

Publication | October 21, 2010 at 12:31

Bihar is India’s third most populated state, and more than half the people live below the poverty line. For many years the state has been immobilised by an obdurate caste system and linked political corruption, and many have little or no access...

Make IT Green

Publication | April 2, 2010 at 12:53

Cloud Computing and its contribution to Climate Change.

Nestle needs to give rainforests ‘a break’

Feature story | March 17, 2010 at 4:30

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – ‘Have a break?’ We need your help to get the rainforests a break and to help you spread the word we’ve launched this video spoof. It exposes the true cost behind having a break...

Citizens take part in the march on the Global

Image | December 12, 2009 at 11:53

Citizens take part in the march on the Global Day of Action against Climate Change.

Still Waiting - Report on Energy Injustice

Publication | November 17, 2009 at 4:30

Cool IT Leaderboard Company Scorecard

Publication | October 27, 2009 at 17:06

The leading IT companies being examined and ranked based on their climate solutions offered.

Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

Feature story | October 13, 2009 at 23:24

KINSHASA, Congo, The Democratic Republic of The — We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.

Brikesh Singh

Image | October 12, 2009 at 0:48

Brikesh Singh, climate campaigner, Greenpeace India, unfurls a huge banner on the roof of the Palace of Westminster’s Great Hall that says: “CHANGE THE POLITICS, SAVE THE CLIMATE.” Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers scaled the walls of the Houses...

A Greenpeace UK volunteer waves a flag from

Image | October 11, 2009 at 3:30

A Greenpeace UK volunteer waves a flag from above the UK Parliament that reads, 'CHANGE THE POLITICS, SAVE THE CLIMATE'. Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers scaled the walls of the Houses of Parliament occupying the roof to call for for a new style...

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