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  • Act now - Change the future

    Blogpost by Juliette - 13 January, 2010 at 15:43 2 comments

    In early December, ads showed up in Copenhagen airport warning world leaders about what would happen if they failed in Copenhagen. Back then, we hoped these ads would prove to be completely false and that a great deal would be agreed on in Copenhagen.... Read more >

  • Of climate, weather and Arctic blasts

    Blogpost by Juliette - 11 January, 2010 at 12:44 7 comments

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    © Greenpeace/ Nick Cobbing

    Pancake ice in the Arctic Ocean

    It cannot be said too often that climate and weather are not the same thing. The first regulates the temperature and weather patterns on a long term basis, the other one is guilty for blocking t... Read more >

  • All because of you

    Blogpost by Lisa - 8 January, 2010 at 14:07

    In 24 hours, 15,000 of you sent messages to the Minister of Justice in Copenhagen and world leaders - calling for action on climate change - in support of the Red Carpet Four and civil disobedience for climate justice. It's thanks to you that our four... Read more >

  • Did Danish authorities really hold our activists in prison for 20 days because they were diligently investigating how they got onto a red carpet at a state dinner during the Copenhagen climate conference? New evidence suggests not.

    To non-violently... Read more >

  • Get back to work

    Blogpost by Juliette - 8 January, 2010 at 10:25 1 comment

    Copenhagen ended a while ago already, and with the holidays that happened since, it feels like a lifetime already. However, I have no trouble remember the outrage I felt as I watched the acting President of the COP15 read out the final text: "The COP ... Read more >

  • 'Red Carpet Four' activists released!

    Blogpost by laurak - 6 January, 2010 at 20:00 3 comments

    The four Greenpeace activists who have been detained in jail for 20 days for staging a peaceful climate protest during the UN Climate Summit have now been granted their freedom by Danish authorities.

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    The "Red Carpet Four" from the Netherlands, Norway, ... Read more >

  • A day in the life of a jailed climate activist

    Blogpost by Lisa - 6 January, 2010 at 14:51 6 comments

    Dima, one of our climate activists, was arrested during the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen last month and held in prison under preventive detention. Here - he shares with us what it was like for him in jail.

    dima.jpgAt 7 o’clock the door bangs open and the f... Read more >

  • They went to jail - what will you do?

    Blogpost by Kumi - 6 January, 2010 at 13:23 2 comments

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    Today four of my friends are in prison. Their crime? At the UN Climate Summit last month, they managed to get into a dinner party where world leaders were dining with the Queen of Denmark and held up banners demanding they take action against global w... Read more >

  • Video: Red Carpet Four action in Copenhagen

    Blogpost by eoin - 3 January, 2010 at 11:18 3 comments

    The Red Carpet Four are still locked up, awaiting a hearing on January 7th. You can support them from wherever you are by joining our climate campaign today. Read more >

  • Freedom in 2010

    Blogpost by eoin - 1 January, 2010 at 11:13 1 comment

    It's New Years Day, and there's hardly a sound now in Amsterdam (last night's celebrations were fantastic). 750 km away, four Greenpeace activists are on their 12th day of preventive detention in a Danish prison.

    The Red Carpet Four's supporters sent t... Read more >

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