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Kingsnorth Revisited

Feature story | 22 June, 2009 at 15:31

Greenpeace activists have boarded a bulk freighter carrying coal to the UK's controversial Kingsnorth power station in Kent. Just after midnight, Greenpeace volunteers intercepted the freighter using rigid inflatable speedboats. As the ship...

A Time Comes: What it means to take action

Feature story | 2 June, 2009 at 0:00

The six Greenpeace activists who shut down a coal power station last year made history when a UK jury agreed that they were acting to safeguard property from the impacts of climate change. A new documentary takes you behind the scenes of that...

Armada of activists descends on Kingsnorth

Feature story | 29 October, 2008 at 0:00

A nine-boat protest armada led by the Rainbow Warrior has arrived at Britain's most controversial power station with dozens of activists from around the world filling the jetty at the plant in Kent.

Court deals Major Blow to UK coal-fired power plans

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 17:35

British Government Ministers suffered a blow to their energy plans today as six Greenpeace UK volunteers were acquitted of criminal damage by a Crown Court jury in a case that centred on the contribution made to climate change by burning coal.

Greenpeace activists cleared in landmark global warming trial

Feature story | 10 September, 2008 at 0:00

In an unprecedented trial a UK Crown Court jury has acquitted six Greenpeace UK volunteers of criminal damage to a coal-fired power plant. The jury, consisting of representatives from the British public, found their actions justified when...

Greenpeace activists in the dock: Experts take ‘the stand’ on climate change

Feature story | 5 September, 2008 at 0:00

As expert witnesses go, they don’t come any better than Professor James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. On Wednesday, he was called to give evidence before a UK...

Activists shut down coal plant

Feature story | 8 October, 2007 at 0:00

Just after 5am this morning, 50 Greenpeace UK volunteers went into Kingsnorth coal fired power station. One group immobilised the huge conveyor belts carrying coal into the plant then chained themselves to the machinery. A second group is...

Mike on climate action

Blog entry by JulietteH | 21 October, 2010 2 comments

The Kingsnorth coal power plant has become something of a climate icon in the UK - representing all that is wrong with the development of new coal powerplants while our planet burns. In this story, Captain Mike Fincken tells us...

Greenpeace volunteers intercept a freighter

Image | 22 June, 2009 at 15:29

Greenpeace volunteers intercept a freighter carrying coal bound for Kingsnorth power station in Kent using rigid inflatable speedboats just after midnight on Monday 22 June 2009.

Quarterly - 2008.4

Background | 5 May, 2009 at 12:39

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