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President Obama will go to Copenhagen... a week too early

Blog entry by mikeg | 26 November, 2009 11 comments

Hello, I'm Mike G., I'm a web editor for Greenpeace USA and I'll be blogging here on the Climate Rescue blog from the UN climate talks in Copenhagen. Just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and comment on a recent news...

With just 10 days left to avert climate crisis, Greenpeace calls on Amazon leaders to...

Press release | 26 November, 2009 at 0:00

As Heads of States that represent the Amazon Basin - including French President Sarkozy, representing French Guyana - arrived in Manaus to agree a common position for December’s UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, Greenpeace activists today climbed the...

Greenpeace ends 26-hour dramatic non-violent direct action in Indonesian rainforest

Press release | 26 November, 2009 at 0:00

Ten days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit when world leaders will decide the fate of the world’s forests as part of the UN Copenhagen Climate deal, eighteen Greenpeace activists from 11 countries (1) have been detained by police...

AREVA fails to address radiation problem around Niger mines

Press release | 26 November, 2009 at 0:00

A Greenpeace team visited AREVA’s two uranium mines in Niger from 1-9 November. During the visit Greenpeace found dangerous levels of radiation in the streets of Akokan, a mining city located close to both mines. AREVA had earlier declared the...

Nuclear secrets: Netherlands nuclear meltdown narrowly averted and then covered up

Blog entry by Justin | 25 November, 2009 1 comment

© Greenpeace / Beentjes Here’s a story you won’t have heard before about how Europe nearly saw a nuclear meltdown in 2001. Why won’t you have heard it before? Because it was covered up by the Dutch authorities… On a winter night...

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