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  • The world is waiting...

    Blogpost by Lisa - December 18, 2009 at 15:27

    Greenpeace US executive director Phil Radford commented on Obama's speech earlier:

    “The world was waiting for the spirit of yes we can, but all we got was my way or the highway.

    President Obama can still save Copenhagen by doing what he called on other ... Read more >

  • LEAKED: Copenhagen final agreement

    Blogpost by Lisa - December 18, 2009 at 13:49 2 comments

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    Greenpeace activists displayed banners on the route between Copenhagen airport and the Bella Centre, where crucial climate talks are being attended by 120 world leaders.

    With only hours left in the Copenhagen climate treaty talks an early version of th... Read more >

  • Give us the money or the climate gets it

    Blogpost by mikeg - December 18, 2009 at 11:17

    Michelle Frey, my colleague at Greenpeace USA, wrote about this fantastic bit of street theater we pulled off in Washington, D.C. at the US Chamber of Commerce. After pulling up in Greenpeace emergency vehicles, several activists dressed as emergency ... Read more >

  • Hanging out for a FAB deal

    Blogpost by Jamie - December 17, 2009 at 22:39 1 comment

    While our mock head of state was crashing the Queen's dinner party, other Greenpeace volunteers were out on the streets of Copenhagen, climbing lamp posts to carry on our theme of the day - politicians talk, leaders act. Hailing from all over Europe -... Read more >

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    © Scanpix / Jens Norgaard Larsen

    Tomorrow is the last day of the UN climate summit and, by all accounts, the negotiations have descended into complete chaos. The voice of civil society has been increasingly marginalized. There has been no leadership fr... Read more >

  • Leaked documents prove current climate offers are crap

    Blogpost by Jamie - December 17, 2009 at 19:56 3 comments

    With the Copenhagen talks going nowhere fast, a leaked document (pdf) has caused some excitement here in the Greenpeace office and throughout the campaigning fraternity here in the Danish capital. Actually, that's probably an understatement, and Green... Read more >

  • Future perfect?

    Blogpost by Jamie - December 17, 2009 at 19:19 1 comment

    Projection on the Danish parliament reads 'Don't betray our children's future' (c)Greenpeace/Buus

    Greenpeace teams were out today around Copenhagen, lining various routes from the airport and through the city with a message for heads of state that politicians talk but leaders act. And we've followed them all the way to the parliament building wher... Read more >

  • Youth vigil calls for urgent action

    Blogpost by mikeg - December 17, 2009 at 18:29

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    Greenpeace youth delegate Leah Wickham addresses the crowd at the youth vigil.

    The climate talks are on the verge of total collapse. Nothing short of an unprecedented outpouring of public demand for a real deal here in Copenhagen can move world leaders... Read more >

  • The US delegation's "remarkable tour de farce"

    Blogpost by mikeg - December 17, 2009 at 13:32 2 comments

    In what’s being described as “a truly remarkable tour de farce,” the US has earned first place in the Fossil of the Day award for the third day straight.

    This time, the award was bestowed upon the esteemed delegation from the US for inserting “X %” as ... Read more >

  • Activists welcome Sarkozy to Copenhagen

    Blogpost by mikeg - December 17, 2009 at 13:19

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    When French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Copenhagen, a Greenpeace welcoming committee was there to meet him with the message, “Politicians talk, leaders act.”

    We deployed our banner, but it turns out Sarkozy might not have ever seen it. Why? Be... Read more >

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