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Germany pledges 'Forests for Climate' funds

Feature story | 28 May, 2008 at 18:16

Today, at the UN Conference on Biological Diversity, being held in Bonn, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, pledged 500 million Euros over the next four years to help protect the world's forests. She also announced that from 2013 it will...

A Match Made in Car Industry Heaven?

Feature story | 10 April, 2008 at 0:00

We bring news of one of the biggest weddings of the year, between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

G8 to act on climate change, later... maybe

Feature story | 7 June, 2007 at 0:00

In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's binding reductions of...

Greenpeace brands G8 summit a climate failure, and calls for real action at UN

Press release | 8 June, 2007 at 15:40

The G8 have failed to take the necessary action to halt dangerous climate change. The final deal is full of weasel words like 'seriously consider' but fails to agree the essential targets. Not taking action to halve global greenhouse gas emission...

G8 climate deal

Press release | 7 June, 2007 at 16:50

Greenpeace condemned G8 leaders for failing to live up to their historic responsibility for climate change by not agreeing to keep mean temperature rise below 2 degrees compared to pre-industrial levels. The deal is "clearly not enough to prevent...

Bush/Merkel lunch response

Press release | 6 June, 2007 at 16:39

Official Greenpeace responses to statements made by Bush and Merkel today.

Sarkozy marries Merkel, but screws the climate instead

Press release | 10 April, 2008 at 11:52

A "wedding cortege" of the most-polluting German cars travelled along the Champs Elysée in Paris today, stopping in various showrooms to distribute invitations to the marriage of French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Germany's Chancellor Angela...

Polish Prime Minister takes step towards EU leadership at UN Climate Summit

Feature story | 4 June, 2009 at 0:00

You asked and Poland answered. More than 16,000 of you have taken action and demanded that world leaders personally attend the UN Climate Summit in December. Today, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk became the first Head of State to respond...

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...

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