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Rainbow Warrior impounded by Dutch police

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior has been impounded and the captain arrested after it was boarded by the police three times over the weekend. The ship was part of a protest against the new coal fired power station that E.ON is building next to their existing...

Coal, the EU and E.ON

Publication | 19 October, 2008 at 10:29

E.ON is one of the largest utilities in Europe. Its total electricity generation capacity is approximately 56,000 MW. Other European utilities, such as Essent in the Netherlands, have recently decided to cancel their proposed coal-fired power...

Coal blockade brings climate commitment

Feature story | 20 October, 2008 at 0:00

The Quit Coal tour was back in action this weekend in Italy. Activists showed up at the E.ON owned Fiume Santo coal-fired power station to let Sardinia and E.ON know their plan to expand coal capacity in the region wouldn’t go unnoticed.

How many windmills does it take to stop a coal power plant?

Feature story | 7 November, 2008 at 0:00

More than 80 activists occupied the site of E.ON's proposed coal fired power-plant in Antwerp Harbour – setting up over four thousand tiny windmills and painting the message "Flanders Quit Coal" on the tarmac.

Actions target Euro coal

Feature story | 19 March, 2008 at 0:00

Europe stands on the verge of a great opportunity. Its fleet of power stations, built thirty years ago is reaching the end of its life. With climate change an undeniable threat, this is a once in a lifetime chance to turn our back on fossil fuels...

Greenpeace ships block coal shipments heading to Rotterdam port

Press release | 16 November, 2008 at 15:49

Two Greenpeace ships, the Rainbow Warrior and the Beluga II, have blocked the Mississippi harbour in Rotterdam to prevent coal cargo ships coming in to unload. Today's action, part of a weekend long protest in the Netherlands against German...

Whose Power Is IT Anyway- A Report on European Energy Suppliers

Publication | 27 April, 2005 at 0:00

Every day we damage our climate by using fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) for energy and transport. Climate change impacts our lives and is expected to destroy many natural environments in the coming years. Just ten big powercompanies control...

Quit Coal tour back in action - Update

Blog entry by Jess | 20 October, 2008

Yesterday, I promised you an update on the action going down as part of the Quit Coal tour in Italy. Turns out the action ended with some pretty good news. Activists stuck it out for 14 hours as they called attention to the plans...

The Nuclear Reaction Awards 2009: The Blind Eye Award

Blog entry by Aslihan | 30 December, 2009 1 comment

Welcome to the second annual Nuclear Reaction Awards. As the year comes to its close we’d like to recognise those who have help make the nuclear industry the over-subsidised and under-scrutinised joke it is today. Today’s Award:...

Action on the Maasvlakte: activists plant

Image | 14 November, 2008 at 0:00

Action on the Maasvlakte: activists plant 18 flags, one for each nationality at the camp

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