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Rainbow Warriors - past, present and future

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 July, 2009

We are excited about the creation of a new Greenpeace ship - the Rainbow Warrior III . Having just signed a contract for the build of this state-of-the-art vessel - three crew members from the Rainbow Warrior I and II take us back in...

Nuclear Power: An Expensive Waste of Time

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 10:50

Nuclear energy is often touted as a solution to climate change, however, economically inefficient, however carries enormous dangers in terms of waste, is economically inefficient and will have a marginal impact on emissions.

Why the G8 needs to finance Developing Country climate action

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 10:41

A deal in Copenhagen will not be possible unless developed countries follow through on their commitments to support emission reductions and climate change adaptation in developing countries.

Powering G8 Job Creation

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 0:00

Creating jobs while protecting the climateG8 leaders at L’Aquila have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while lowering carbon emissions through investing in green jobs. Greenpeace’s newest research shows this shift will create 1...

Averting Catastrophic Climate Change: Staying Below 2°C

Publication | 3 July, 2009 at 0:00

Avoiding the most catastrophic impacts of climate change demands that global temperature increase is kept as far below 2°C as possible. This is still possible, but time is running out and we are in danger of overshooting.To stay within this limit...

The EPR at Olkiluoto: from disaster to farce

Blog entry by Justin | 2 July, 2009

After Areva - builders of the disaster-prone state-of-the-art third generation OL3 European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) in Olkiluoto, Finland - lost its reputation and credibility over the project, it only had one thing left to lose:...

Nuclear News: Cost Concerns Loom Over US Nuclear Revival

Blog entry by Justin | 2 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: CNN: POWER POINTS: Cost Concerns Loom Over US Nuclear Revival ’For U.S. utilities gearing up to build new nuclear-power plants, the rewards could be great, but the risks of cost...

Zapatero Fails to be a Climate Leader

Press release | 2 July, 2009 at 16:46

Greenpeace deplores President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero's decision to extend the operating life of the dangerous nuclear plant Garoña (Burgos province) for four more years till 2013.

Rainbow Warrior I

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 13:44

Rainbow Warrior I, under full sail in 1985

Month in pictures - June 2009

Slideshow | 2 July, 2009

Remote Time-Lapse Cameras on Petermann Glacier

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 1:00

The two remote time-lapse cameras which are trained across Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest and most northerly glaciers.

Glaciologist Dr Alan Hubbard on Arctic Sunrise

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 1:00

Alan Hubbard a glaciologist from University Of Wales, Aberystwyth is working on the Petermann glacier.

The G8 Climate Action Checklist

Publication | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

The 2009 G8 in L'Aquila, Italy, must at a minimum commit to every demand on this list regarding emissions cuts and on finance for developing countries to adapt to and take action on climate change and to fund forest protection, if the summit is...

Greenpeace orders technologically advanced Rainbow Warrior III

Press release | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace International Executive Director Gerd Leipold today signed a contract with the Fassmer Shipyard for construction of the Rainbow Warrior III. The sailing ship, which is to be completed in time for Greenpeace's 40th anniversary in 2011,...

We're gonna need a bigger boat!

Feature story | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

Our famous fleet of ships is about to get an extraordinary addition - The Rainbow Warrior III. It will be purpose built from the keel up to fight the greatest threat to the oceans and our world: climate change.

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