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

 

About the Sandalwood Tree

Feature story | September 10, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Sandalwood …Santalum album – Shiri Gandha – Chandana – Aninditha - Arishta Phalam - Bhadhrashraya – Sarpavasa – Chandrakanta – Gandhasara – Thailaparna - Malayaja – what names ! More than sixty are listed, each more...

Extreme weather warnings

Feature story | September 9, 2004 at 3:30

Hurricane devastation in the US, flash floods in Japan and a UK village washed into the sea. As climate change gathers pace, devastation caused by extreme weather is becoming more common. Take a visual tour of storm and flood destruction.

Commit to an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — This year, on World Environment Day, you can do more than express token appreciation for the environment around you – you can commit to a toxic-free future, one that is healthy for you, safe for your family, and does not...

Welcome to our new Website.

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — On the 4th of August 2004, Greenpeace India takes a small step towards realizing its global potential by joining the ‘Greenpeace Planet’, an ambitious world wide web project that is designed to inspire our visitors to join us...

save our climate

Image | July 30, 2004 at 4:30

save our climate

Athens disqualified from Green Olympics

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

ATHENS, Greece — The Athens Olympics may boast gold, silver and bronze medals this summer - but green medals will be nowhere in sight despite Greece's promises of making the 2004 Olympics the greenest ever.

Greenpeace exposes the dirty face of Europe's energy subsidies

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite innumerable statements about the dangers of climate change and the need for more renewable energy from a host of European institutions, blank cheques are still being written to underpin the industries at the heart of...

Shale oil victory

Feature story | July 21, 2004 at 3:30

QUEENSLAND, Australia — In a world which holds more oil than we can safely burn, why would anyone try to squeeze more out of rocks? And in a world threatened by climate change, why would anyone make a bad fossil fuel even WORSE for the...

A Thai hero for the planet

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 3:30

PRACHUAB KHAN PROVINCE, Thailand — Charoen Wataksorn was murdered by gunmen outside his home in Thailand on June 22. Charoen was an experienced activist who worked closely with us in the successful battle against proposed coal power stations in...

Exxon secrets

Feature story | June 22, 2004 at 3:30

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The secret's out. Climate sceptics being funded by ExxonMobil can no longer hide behind the name of a front group. A new website - www.exxonsecrets.org - exposes the links between ExxonMobil money and the think...

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