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

 

Shell's Arctic oil rig hits the rocks

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | January 3, 2013

More evidence that we cannot let Shell drill in the Arctic. All rights reserved. Credit: US Coast Guard In yet another example of just why drilling for oil in the Arctic is such a monumentally bad idea, Shell’s drilling rig, the ...

Young Eyes for the Planet

Blog entry by Tom Wang | December 11, 2012

An interview with Françoise Callier There are lots of very busy people here at the 8th Angkor Photo Festival. This throng of hard-working people includes young talents from around Asia seeking recognition, agencies hunting for new...

The climate change story at Angkor Photo Festival

Blog entry by John Novis | December 5, 2012

Tonight, on a very warm evening in Siem Reap, Cambodia I gave my presentation at the Angkor Photo Festival as part of their nightly slide show screenings.  The setting was the gardens of the famous Foreign Correspondence Club, a site...

Finding Heart In The Melting Arctic

Image gallery | September 19, 2012

Finding Heart In The Melting Arctic

Image gallery | September 19, 2012

Finding Heart In The Melting Arctic

Image gallery | September 19, 2012

Finding heart in the melting Arctic

Blog entry by Sara Ayech | September 19, 2012

The record has already been broken – but it is about to be shattered. This isn't the kind of record you wish to remember and tell your grandchildren about. This is no tale of great sporting achievement like Usain Bolt smashing...

The fight for Green Telecom

Blog entry by Greenpeace | September 3, 2012

Indian telecom sector has witnessed an exponential growth over the past decade. On the last count, the number of mobile subscribers in India is almost 951 million and growing. The growth story can also be illustrated by the fact that...

Everything about the coal scam

Blog entry by Arundhati Muthu | August 22, 2012

The CAG report on the coal block allocations scam was finally tabled in Parliament on August 17th. Though the staggering figure of Rs 1.86 lakh crores mentioned in the final report, is less than a sixth of the original figure of Rs 10...

Did you just ask me, "Why support Junglistan?"

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | August 22, 2012

The country wants energy, government and corporates want money. Does anyone 'need' forests? The coal mining companies are mining where ever they find it easy to mine coal. Their mining practices are highly inefficient because...

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