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10 years of continuing rejection

Press release | 18 January, 2007 at 0:00

A summary of ‘Global status of genetically engineered crops’, released by Greenpeace today, provides solid evidence that resistance to genetically engineered crops continues to grow, amongst farmers, consumers and governments. The Greenpeace...

Copenhagen a cop-out

Feature story | 19 December, 2009 at 0:00

Two years have passed since world leaders promised all of us a deal to stop climate change. After two weeks of UN negotiations, politicians breezed in, had dinner with the Queen, a three hour lunch, took some photos and then delivered what could...

Green jobs: 8 million (more) reasons to avoid catastrophic climate change

Blog entry by laurak | 15 September, 2009 8 comments

By Julien Vincent, Climate and Energy Campaigner - Greenpeace Australia-Pacific The jobs question. It is often the ‘elephant in the room’ during debates over climate change and the need to decarbonise our global energy supply.

Don't mention Yucca Mountain

Blog entry by Justin | 31 October, 2008

Whenever he campaigns in Nevada, republican presidential candidate John McCain works hard to avoid any mention the state’s Yucca Mountain project. The nuclear waste repository is yet to be completed and is currently 20 years behind...

23 Greenpeace activists blockade tar sands operation

Feature story | 1 October, 2009 at 0:00

'Dying for climate leadership' - is the message 23 Greenpeace activists, from Canada, France, Germany and Brazil, took to the heart of Canada’s deadly tar sands development today. Shutting down a conveyor belt in an open pit mine, they renewed...

"Obama" vows to end climate crisis

Feature story | 18 September, 2009 at 0:00

In a “historic announcement” today delivered from the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, “President Obama” has vowed to end the climate crisis by committing to legally binding, timely and deep emissions reductions that are ambitious, equitable...

The campaign that launched 1000 geeks

Feature story | 27 May, 2009 at 0:00

If saving our climate was a game of poker and all the various stakeholders - our heads of state, the energy industry, environmentalists, etc - were players, there would be one player at the table who hasn't yet shown their cards. The hold-out in...

Lanterns light up the sky in Delhi

Blog entry by arook | 11 December, 2009 1 comment

Last night in Delhi, lanterns lit up the sky as a coalition of NGOs, religious leaders and climate affected communities joined hands at the Lotus Temple calling on leaders to save the climate. About a hundred activists gathered on the...

Nuclear comedy

Blog entry by Justin | 7 January, 2009

We’re just about ready to make our pitch to the TV studios with our comedy show set in a nuclear reactor. It’s got all the ingredients you might expect. It’s got the radioactive leaks ignored for 14 years (or is that too much like ...

Climate Action with Ice Sculptures in China

Image | 28 August, 2009 at 0:00

28 August 2009 - Beijing, China. A child poses with one of the 100 ice sculptures of children which Greenpeace placed at the Temple of Earth in Beijing, symbolising the disappearing future of the 1.3 billion people in Asia who are threatened with...

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