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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...

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...

And the 2010 World Energy Congress Declaration is...

Blog entry by Julien Vincent | 17 September, 2010 5 comments

And so ends another World Energy Congress. Four days of plenary sessions, keynote speakers, issue sessions, and meetings galore culminated this afternoon with the 2010 World Energy Congress Declaration (it’s not on the website as I...

Guess what I told the dirty energy industry?

Blog entry by Julien Vincent | 16 September, 2010 1 comment

It’s about time I gave you an update on what’s been going on at the World Energy Congress here in Montreal. I finally got my chance to address the Congress today. As a guest speaker, I was asked to discuss the role of civil society...

The World Energy Congress kicks off with a splash

Blog entry by Julien Vincent | 12 September, 2010 1 comment

This is how all energy industry events should begin. The World Energy Congress kicks off today in Montreal and as delegates arrived at the conference venue, hundreds of demonstrators were there to tell them that the industry needs to...

The oil spill at the World Energy Congress

Image | 12 September, 2010 at 20:00

About 60 Greenpeace activists in oil-covered bathing suits staged a “Black Tide Beach Party” today to tell participants at the World Energy Congress (WEC) in Montreal that there is an urgent need for the world to move beyond dirty, risky oil.

Oil protest at World Energy Congress

Image | 12 September, 2010 at 16:25

12 September 2010 - Canada. Greenpeace activists in oil-covered bathing suits stage a “Black Tide Beach Party” to tell participants at the World Energy Congress (WEC) in Montreal that there is an urgent need for the world to move beyond dirty,...

Greenpeace activists make an unexpected appearance

Image | 11 November, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists make an unexpected appearance during the opening ceremony of the World Energy Conference.

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