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MEPs show themselves to be a bit dim

Blog entry by Jamie | 15 June, 2007

The numbers are in and sadly they weren't quite what we were hoping for. Despite the huge amount of emails you sent to MEPs, asking them to support a ban on inefficient light bulbs across the EU (and thank you for that!), not enough...

ExxonMobile still hurt and "missunderstood" on climate change

Blog entry by Andrew | 15 June, 2007

The world's largest non-state oil company lashed out today saying it really is worried about climate change and just wants to help in its own way. From the Guardian article : ExxonMobil criticised Greenpeace, the Kyoto treaty and...

Busy on the Juicer

Blog entry by miko | 15 June, 2007

by Miko Alino, SG Pilipinas Students, teachers, and staff were treated to freshly-squeezed juice drinks when the Solar Bar visited Ecole Central Paris last week. We served drinks made from oranges, grapefruit, strawberries, bananas,...

"We only get to play this game once"

Blog entry by Irene | 14 June, 2007 4 comments

Are there really people out there who still need convincing that we have to act on climate change? Join the 7 step climate campaign . It’s a start. (An extra + to this man for not making it a bloody boring power...

Thousands protest against nuclear power in Indonesia

Blog entry by Lisa | 13 June, 2007 4 comments

This month thousands of people in Indonesia have been showing their opposition to nuclear power with a massive protest yesterday in the Kudus regency against government plans to build Indonesia's first new nuclear power plant in the...

Thank you, Rachel Carson

Blog entry by brianfit | 8 June, 2007 2 comments

©Greenpeace/Newman I grew up without eagles. I was a child of the 60s, and the place where I spent most of my youth was upstate New York in the United States.Largely agricultural, the area was heavily sprayed with pesticides. The...

"Recent CO2 rises exceed worst-case scenarios"

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 June, 2007

That chilling (irony intended) headline is from a New Scientist article someone just sent me (thanks Tom). From the story: The world's recent carbon dioxide emissions are growing more rapidly than even the worst-case climate...

G8 wrap: Waffle, reheated anyone?

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 June, 2007 1 comment

Update from Daniel at the summit - As G8 leaders are just sitting down for their last lunch, a special G8 menu has mysteriously appeared at the G8 media centre. They have served us nice cake and coffee here over the last few days.

Stirring it up at the G8 - and seeing our message get through

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 June, 2007 14 comments

[ © Axel Schmidt/DDP ] Jo is our very busy press officer at the summit's media centre. Here's her first hand account from today. From Jo: It wasn't until I saw the footage on the super-sized screens in the media centre that I...

Greenpeace reaction to G8 climate deal

Blog entry by Andrew | 7 June, 2007

Here's the statement from our team at the summit: Greenpeace condemned G8 leaders for failing to live up to their historic responsibility for climate change by not agreeing to keep mean temperature rise below 2 degrees compared to...

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