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Screen shot of the wind farm game.

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Screen shot of the wind farm game.

UN International Maritime Organisation fails to heed warnings

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The UN International Maritime Organisation (IMO) failed to protect people and the oceans from bad shipping practices today. Although guidelines on ship recycling were adopted, they are only voluntary so the shipping industry can continue...

Disappearing ice sends a warning for global climate systems

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Ice in the polar regions, Greenland and in glaciers around the world is melting at an alarming rate as global temperatures increase, and could have radical implications for the future global climate,according to an upcoming book edited by...

Ice melts as globe warms

Feature story | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere is that part of the Earth made of frozen water and soil: Iceworld, if you will. And according to a new study to be published in January, it's a world that is vanishing rapidly, with potentially devastating consequences.

Greenpeace intervenes against DOE's plans to ship weapons grade plutonium to...

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Declaration of Edwin S. Lyman, PHDin support of petitioners hearing request

Wind vs Nuclear 2003

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace France has commissioned a report with the French research institute DETENTE to help inform the discussion on the European Pressurized Reactor. The full version of the report is only available in French at http://www.greenpeace.fr

Greenpeace activists display 10 model wind

Image | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists display 10 model wind turbines on the premises of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France in protest at the French government's decision to build another reactor on the site.

For the same investment

Image | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

For the same investment, wind generates 5 times the jobs and 2.3 times the power as a nuclear reactor.

New poll show that Icelanders believe the environment needs Greenpeace.

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

The people of Iceland are on the threshold of choosing a new environmental path for the future and adopting a new view of the whales in its surrounding oceans. A new finding by Gallup, the opinion research firm, has revealed that 48% of the...

No more dirty nuclear for Europe, Go wind!

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

This morning 40 Greenpeace activists displayed 10 wind turbines on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France while unfolding a banner on the plant's reactor building saying 'No nukes, Go wind'. The action was taken due to the decision...

Changing minds in Iceland

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

According to a new Gallup poll, 48 percent of the Icelandic public thinks the existence of groups like Greenpeace is "rather important to very important" -- a marked shift from past antagonism against Greenpeace for its anti-whaling policies.

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to build another...

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst

Image | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, activists and students protest in Mumbai as part of the Global day of action against corporate crimes in support of the thousands of people in Bhopal still suffering from the...

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