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Powering G8 Job Creation

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 0:00

Creating jobs while protecting the climateG8 leaders at L’Aquila have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while lowering carbon emissions through investing in green jobs. Greenpeace’s newest research shows this shift will create 1...

Greenpeace protests against G8 imports of illegal timber

Press release | 20 June, 2002 at 0:00

G20 final outcome

Press release | 27 June, 2010 at 20:00

Toronto -- Some G20 leaders have taken first steps towards phasing out fossil fuel subsidies, but collectively, their actions fail to address the urgent need to stop catastrophic climate change.

Greenpeace creates a symbol of peace in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower to commemorate...

Press release | 10 July, 2005 at 0:00

In light of the London bombings, and in memory of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by French Government agents on July 10 1985, in Auckland Harbour which killed Greenpeace photographer Fernando Pereira, 500 Greenpeace activists from 20...

Leaked G20 declaration sees G20 abandon plans to stop handouts to Big oil and Coal

Press release | 23 June, 2010 at 15:25

International/Toronto-23 June 2010--As BP’s oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, G20 heads of state, due to meet in Toronto this weekend, are planning to dilute last year’s commitment to phase out subsidies to Big Oil and Big Coal,...

Bush’s Major Emitter Meeting at Toyako: A dead end for climate change

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 17:12

The Major Economies Meeting (originally the Major Emitters Meetings ) takes place in Toyako, Japan on 9 July on the sidelines of the G8 summit. It is an attempt by the Bush Administration to deflect international criticism from their ‘do nothing...

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | 9 July, 2009 at 0:00

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

Political inaction threatens Paradise

Feature story | 7 July, 2009 at 0:00

As leaders from the eight richest and most polluting countries in the world gather this week in Italy, our ship, the Esperanza, is witnessing the direct impacts of climate change on Pacific Islands. People of this beautiful and culturally rich...

Security means investing in environment

Feature story | 11 June, 2002 at 0:00

As G8 foreign ministers were set to discuss schemes to counter nuclear and other security threats, Greenpeace called on them to invest in true security rather than squander billions of dollars on destabilizing the planet.

Forest destruction protested in run-up to G8

Feature story | 20 June, 2002 at 0:00

Today one hundred activists in the important German harbour of Nordenham protested the import of timber from ancient forests.

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