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Thirsty coal poses risk to India's farmers

Feature story | 7 August, 2012 at 12:00

Farmers in India's Vidarbha region are struggling with drought and limited access to irrigation while plans by India's government to build 71 new coal-fired power plants will place an extra strain on water resources.

Greenpeace Reaction: EDF spies on Greenpeace:

Press release | 31 March, 2009 at 0:00

Today, the French media revealed that the largely state owned French electricity company EDF has been spying on Greenpeace France. Two senior EDF officials have been indicted in French court. Greenpeace France is disgusted by the revelation and...

The Biotech industry’s latest desperate ploy: blame the people

Blog entry by Caroline Jacobsson | 21 October, 2011 4 comments

A story in today’s UK newspaper The Guardian , tells how a leaked document has exposed a major #fail by the European biotech industry association . EuropaBio is really clutching at straws by preparing an outreach program to change...

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...

Deforestation and slave labour still linked to Brazilian cattle industry

Blog entry by Paulo Adario, Amazon Campaign Director | 15 April, 2011 4 comments

A cattle farm in the Amazon - from the Greenpeace International report ' Slaughtering the Amazon '. Image: Daniel Beltrá A 2 billian Reais lawsuit (that’s $900 million USD) was launched yesterday against 14 slaughterhouses in...

Denim factory worker in China

Image | 14 August, 2010 at 14:04

14 August 2010 - Guangdong Province, China. Every morning, workers at a denim washing factory in Xintang, Zengcheng, must search through wastewater to scoop out stones that are washed with the fabric in industrial washing machines to make...

Toxic pollution in China

Image | 22 May, 2010 at 14:52

22 May 2010 - Jiahe County, China. Li xu, (aged 3) is held by his grandmother. He went to a hospital in Guangzhou in October 2009 where examinations showed that the lead in his blood far exceeded standard. Now he often gets fever and stomach ache...

Quote of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 12 January, 2010

‘We should be investing in cheaper, safer, cleaner nuclear…’ - Google’s Energy “Czar” Bill Weihl from the New York Times on January 7, 2010. ‘Investing’ is clearly a typo. Surely Bill Weihl said ‘inventing’? We need to invent...

Taxpayer money could be handed over to climate killers

Blog entry by Jess | 30 October, 2008

Earlier today, activists in Germany "road up" on Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to protest Angela Merkel's climate policy on cars. Thirty activists on toy cars cruised over to the Chancellory and let Merkel know that building fuel efficient...

Students in Guangdong Province, China

Image | 8 June, 2010 at 14:25

08 June 2010 - Shantou, China. Students on bicycles on their way to school try to block out the fumes from trash incineration with their hands in Gurao, Shantou. In Gurao, where the economy is centered around textile production, Greenpeace has...

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