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Greenpeace activists quarantine illegal GE crops in Italy

Press release | 30 July, 2010 at 10:34

Pordenone, Italy - Greenpeace activists from Italy, Austria, Germany and Hungary are quarantining illegal Genetically Engineered (GE) crops being grown in Italy. Wearing safety equipment to protect against contamination, the activists are...

Activists urge Italy to quit coal

Feature story | 16 October, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from our ship the Arctic Sunrise have been putting coal in the hot seat from both land and sea in Italy. Five of them scaled a 150 metre crane at the new coal-fired power plant Civitavecchia, near Rome to drop a banner highlighting the...

World Energy Congress and nuclear madness

Feature story | 11 November, 2007 at 0:00

The people of Italy turned their back on nuclear power in a referendum 20 years ago. Good move. But an Italian company, with government backing, is only too happy to build a dangerous reactor over in Slovakia. We made a surprise appearance during...

The Dirtiest Ark

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | 4 July, 2014

People tend to forget that coal’s reach goes far beyond the place where it is mined. How its harmful emissions don’t just reach across the sky, but its product also moves across our oceans and seas. The World Coal Association ...

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | 8 July, 2009 at 0:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Protesters, government call for coal plant shut down

Feature story | 26 October, 2008 at 14:48

A series of protests this morning pressured the energy company Enel to shut down its coal-fired power plant in Genoa, Italy. Enel is keeping the plant open, despite demands by the regional government to shut it down immediately.

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.

World Energy Congress - quit nuclear

Press release | 11 November, 2007 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace activists this evening unfurled a five by seven metre banner reading "Stop Nuclear Madness – Energy Revolution Now" during the opening ceremony of the World Energy Congress in Rome, Italy, attended by Romano Prodi, Italian Prime...

Opening Milan Fashion Week in style

Blog entry by Stefano, Greenpeace Italy volunteer | 19 February, 2014

While you are reading this I am joining the thousands of people standing up and taking action on behalf of children everywhere to demand toxic-free fashion. As a parent and a Greenpeace Italy volunteer I am here at the very...

Versace: enough lies! We want fashion we can be proud of

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 20 February, 2014 2 comments

Milan Fashion Week is a circus of beauty and style - the stage on which the fashion world brings its dreams to life. This year, however, Greenpeace Italy opened proceedings with drama of a different kind: climbers unveiled a 100 sq...

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