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Join the human chain to fight an environmental crime

Blog entry by Meri Pukarinen | 20 August, 2014 6 comments

Who wants to dig up entire villages, destroy livelihoods and lock in emissions making climate catastrophe a certainty? Surely some corrupted failed state in the developing world? Think again. This is the aim of the self-proclaimed...

Actions target Euro coal

Feature story | 19 March, 2008 at 0:00

Europe stands on the verge of a great opportunity. Its fleet of power stations, built thirty years ago is reaching the end of its life. With climate change an undeniable threat, this is a once in a lifetime chance to turn our back on fossil fuels...

Day three of coal plant protest

Feature story | 3 October, 2007 at 0:00

Since Monday, activists have taken action against the construction site for the Boxberg new coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany. Their demand is simple; the owner company, Vattenfall, must stop building dirty coal plants and instead invest...

Don't forget about the people

Blog entry by Madalina Preda | 26 August, 2014 2 comments

This past weekend thousands of people joined hands to form an eight-kilometer Human Chain across the border of Germany and Poland to protest against lignite coal mining in the area. 30 different nationalities traveled from cities...

Whose Power Is IT Anyway- A Report on European Energy Suppliers

Publication | 27 April, 2005 at 0:00

Every day we damage our climate by using fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) for energy and transport. Climate change impacts our lives and is expected to destroy many natural environments in the coming years. Just ten big powercompanies control...

April 28: Greenpeace actions in Sweden, Turkey against dirty energy; BP blocked...

Blog entry by JulietteH | 29 April, 2010

This blog entry was originally written by Melissa on April 28th, but due to our website migration appears to be from a different date and author. Thirty Greenpeace activists in Stockholm have shut down the office of...

Activists place a huge rusty steal dinosaur

Image | 19 March, 2008 at 0:00

Activists place a huge rusty steal dinosaur and three tons of coal in front of the headquarters of Vattenfall Europe to protest construction of a new coal power plant.

Quit coal in Jänschwalde

Image | 22 September, 2009 at 9:00

22 September - Germany. Activists climbing onto a cooling tower of the brown coal power plant Jaenschwalde near Cottbus to hang a banner,"Coal destroys the climate, Mrs. Merkel" Read more in German .

Greenpeace shut down Vattenfall’s main headquarters

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 2 May, 2010

Originally p posted by Justin on April 29, 2010 1:21 PM. It’s been an incredibly busy and successful week for clean energy activists this week. We’ve had spectacular scenes in Germany and thousands of people came out to...

Greenpeace shut down Vattenfall

Image | 28 April, 2010 at 11:30

28 April - Sweden. Around thirty of Greenpeace activists shut down the main headquarters of Vattenfall, Europe's fifth-largest electricity producer. The activists demand the responsible minister announces at the company's AGM that the company...

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