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Coal dropped from Vietnam’s future energy plans

Press release | 27 January, 2016 at 4:13

Bangkok, 27 January 2016 - Vietnam will effectively shelve the equivalent of 70 large coal power plants following an announcement from the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung that the country would drop all further coal-fired power plant projects and...

Hazardous chemicals found in many outdoor clothing brands

Press release | 25 January, 2016 at 9:00

Munich, 25 January 2016 - Hazardous and persistent chemicals, dangerous to human health and the environment, have been found in the products of leading outdoor brands. Brands like The North Face, Patagonia, Mammut, Columbia and Haglofs keep using...

Greenpeace campaign bears fruits: Aldi Süd bans bee-harming pesticides

Press release | 18 January, 2016 at 12:41

Hamburg/Amsterdam, 18 January 2016 – Aldi Süd is the first big retailer in Europe to ban eight bee-harming pesticides from domestic fruits and vegetables produced for their markets.

Greenpeace International welcomes appointment of co-Executive Directors

Press release | 15 January, 2016 at 10:45

Amsterdam, 15 January 2016 - Following an extensive search Greenpeace International is pleased to announce that it is appointing co-Executive Directors to lead the organisation. Jennifer Morgan, currently the Global Director of the climate...

Thai Union seafood allegedly connected to forced and child labour - Greenpeace statement

Press release | 14 December, 2015 at 6:55

Washington, DC, 14 December 2015 - An Associated Press investigation released today found that Thai Union, owner of Chicken of the Sea in the U.S., has again been connected to forced labour and horrific working conditions in Thailand. The...

Kumi Naidoo reacts to conclusion of COP21

Press release | 12 December, 2015 at 19:45

Paris, 12 December, 2015 — Reacting to the Paris Agreement at the conclusion of COP21, Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo said:

Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace responds to Paris draft deal

Press release | 12 December, 2015 at 13:52

Paris, 12 December 2015 - Commenting on the publication of a new, possibly final, deal at the UN climate talks in Paris, Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo said:

Giant sun surrounds Arc de Triomphe as climate talks approach end

Press release | 11 December, 2015 at 13:31

Paris, 11 December 2015 - As the Paris climate conference enters the closing stretch, thirty climate change campaigners have taken to the top of the Arc de Triomphe to push for a renewable energy future. On the traffic circle and the streets...

Philippines’ Supreme Court bans development of genetically engineered products

Press release | 11 December, 2015 at 6:16

Manila, 11 December 2015 - The Supreme Court of the Philippines has ordered a permanent ban on field trials of genetically engineered (GE) eggplant and a temporary halt on approving applications for the “contained use, import, commercialisation...

Greenpeace reacts to new draft deal at Paris climate summit

Press release | 10 December, 2015 at 23:04

Paris, 10 December 2015 - Commenting on the publication at COP21 of a new draft deal, Martin Kaiser, head of international climate politics at Greenpeace, said:

Green groups stand with Indigenous People to demand Climate Action and Indigenous Rights

Press release | 9 December, 2015 at 14:04

Paris, 9 December 2015 – Today, the famous Greenpeace giant polar bear was brought to Le Bourget to add pressure on governments to agree on an ambitious climate deal.

Amnesty and Greenpeace close the gap between climate change and human rights

Press release | 8 December, 2015 at 8:49

Paris, 8 December 2015 - An urgent shift to 100% renewable energy for all is essential to protect people from climate change, say Amnesty International and Greenpeace International.

Philippines launches world’s first national human rights investigation into 50 big...

Press release | 4 December, 2015 at 13:31

Paris, 4 December 2015 - The Philippines Commission on Human Rights (CHR) announced that it will launch an investigation on December 10 (International Human Rights Day), which could hold fossil fuel companies responsible for the impacts of...

Greenpeace Director: 'India could play an heroic role at the Paris talks.'

Press release | 4 December, 2015 at 9:59

Paris, 4 December 2015 - Kumi Naidoo, the Greenpeace International Executive Director, has published an open letter to Prime Minister Modi expressing sympathy with those affected by the floods in Chennai, and saying the Indian leader could play a...

MSF and Greenpeace launch life saving operations in the Aegean Sea

Press release | 3 December, 2015 at 14:26

Brussels/Athens, 3 December 2015 – A joint operation to rescue people risking their lives on the dangerous sea crossing between Turkey and Greece has been launched by international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without...

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