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Life after Live Earth

Blog entry by Andrew | 9 July, 2007 4 comments

I'll admit it. I'm suffering a bit of post Live Earth depression. It's a bit like "post holiday depression", which is a well known medical phenomona that I am not making up. According to Mental Health America , "Many factors can...

Greenwashing, Bluewashing and much rain in Geneva

Blog entry by Andrew | 9 July, 2007 1 comment

Another update from straight talking policy adviser Daniel: Last week was not a good one to be a tourist in Geneva. It was raining cats and dogs and as a private individual you could not get a tour of the United Nations headquarters.

Congo timber ship blocked

Blog entry by Jamie | 6 July, 2007 3 comments

For the past couple of days, a group of Greenpeace climbers have been perched on top of a set of cranes in the port of La Rochelle on the French Atlantic coast. As well as admiring a no-doubt magnificent view, they're also preventing a...

7 steps towards and energy revolution

Blog entry by Andrew | 3 July, 2007 1 comment

This is a big week for the climate. According to the Live Earth website , 2 billion people are going to watch their concerts. That's awe inspiring. After the show, millions, even hundreds of millions, are going to be wondering,...

New Greenpeace flag designed by supporter

Blog entry by brianfit | 29 June, 2007 12 comments

Karen Guy holds up our old flag (top) and our new flag Greenpeace has a new flag! We asked folks to submit their designs , made a selection, and then put the final contestents out to a vote at our discussion forum, Louder than...

Yesmen launch new 'Exxon' fuel, Exxon rolls out the legal heavies

Blog entry by tom | 29 June, 2007 2 comments

The Yesmen , corporate pranksters (with a conscience) par excellence, have done it again with their unique and often hilarious brand of identity correction - this time nailing climate criminal numero uno ExxonMobil. They sneaked in to...

Coal industry put on notice

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 June, 2007 2 comments

The latest Platts International Coal Report ran a story about our work in Asia. Although I wouldn't call the article "favorable", it's always great to see an industry publication covering our work, and they did give fair comment to...

Cool climate annimations

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 June, 2007 1 comment

The winner was also really good (watch it here), but I like this one about elephants. (Can't go wrong with elephants I always say.) More climate animations here . Lots of good ones, though sadly lacking in the animated elephant...

Greenpeace, history, and T-shirts

Blog entry by brianfit | 24 June, 2007 8 comments

David McTaggart and Steve Sawyer, circa 1986 We had a big party Friday night to mark Steve Sawyer’s departure from Greenpeace after nearly 30 years of service to The Firm. We put an invitation out to the diaspora of Greenpeace...

San Francisco goes for smart energy

Blog entry by Andrew | 21 June, 2007 5 comments

From the Sacramento Bee : The city plans eventually to have at least 51 percent of its electricity supplied by renewable sources of energy -- compared to about 13 percent for PG&E today. Those new sources could include a wind farm...

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