Greenpeace submerges icons of world famous structures: Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, Taj Mahal, Statue of Liberty, Angel of Independence, the Christ, Great Pyramid of Giza, Temple of Heaven, and the Sydney Opera House in the sea.
At this year's climate summit governments have a choice. They can decide between a safe future or continue with business as usual and allow climate change to continue to threaten many aspects of life as we know it. After the failure in Copenhagen last year, we know the chances of getting out of Cancun with a global deal that encompasses everything we need are very small. What countries can do here in Cancun is decide on some critical issues that will pave the way for an Energy [R]evolution.
Right now, a clean and safe future is a choice we can still make. An international climate change agreement would catalyze and help pay for a world with clean, secure and independent means of energy guaranteed for generations to come. It could keep forests standing and forest peoples thriving, as well as protecting many species and helping to stop catastrophic climate change.
It would also mean that governments are saying no to coal, going beyond oil and supporting an Energy [R]evolution.
If they can do these things in Cancun, we can start to believe that governments have woken up to the stark choice facing the planet and are stepping out on the right path. Cancun must be where it starts.
Activists covered in ‘oil’, hold oil rig shaped placards and banners reading: ‘A Sea of Lies, Crocetta Gave The Sea To The Oil Companies.’ Greenpeace Italy are demonstrating against an agreement between the regional government and Assomineraria,...
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 ...
The news of LEGO's cosy relationship with Shell has led to tiny protests erupting around the world. Famous national and international landmarks have been festooned with banners as the streets resounded the stamp of little plastic...
Greenpeace create protest scenes with LEGO figures throughout the popular LEGOLAND theme park in the UK. Greenpeace is urging Lego to cut ties with Shell and help 'Save the Arctic'. For the last few years Shell has been using LEGO’s brand to...
London, 1 July 2014 - Greenpeace today launched a major new global campaign targeting the world’s biggest toy company , LEGO. They’ll be mobilising more than 5 million online Arctic supporters and thousands of activists to take creative action...
Imagine you're eight years old and picture the Arctic. There are no oil rigs, no industrial shipping and no politicians fighting over it.
It's just an endless sparkling expanse of sea and ice, populated by brave scientific explorers...
It's pretty flat out on the Arctic campaign these days and there often isn't much time to stop and reflect on things.
But if the 2 year anniversary of what is possibly the defining environmental battleground of our time, and the...
So like most of us, you also couldn't make it to Brazil to enjoy the global football fest in person?
Well, take comfort in the fact that you are not contributing to the carbon emissions of traveling to Brazil to catch the games!
The Ukraine crisis currently shows just how dependent Europe is, especially on Russian oil and gas. The EU spent a total of EUR 421 billion on energy imports in 2012.
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