Making Waves

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    On Thursday, I found myself at Portcullis House, an imposing edifice that sits across the road from the main Houses of Parliament building in London. The occasion was a panel discussion hosted by Greenpeace and (deep breath) the All-Party Parliamentar... Read more >

  • Migrating Human Whale

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 22 May, 2007 at 16:46

    One thousand schoolchildren send an SOS for whale protection and launch the Migrating Human Whale Project from the shores of Loreto Bay National Marine Park in Baja, Mexico.

    This is the first of eight Human Whale aerial images involving nearly ten ... Read more >

  • Dear Exxon

    Blogpost by brianfit - 22 May, 2007 at 11:28

    Exxon announced in February that they had given up funding climate sceptics (or skeptics, for you Americans) to great fanfare. But when our researchers looked into their tax records we discovered that Exxon was in fact lying. They'd abandoned a coup... Read more >

  • 17 whale deaths every 30 minutes

    Blogpost by brianfit - 21 May, 2007 at 18:13 19 comments

    While politicians and bureaucrats talk, activists in Germany presented evidence of environmental crime at the Brandenburg Gate.

    They set out 17 dead whales and dolphins, which were collected in the last weeks along European coasts. Why 17? It's the num... Read more >

  • Clean green New Zealand ?

    Blogpost by nick - 18 May, 2007 at 1:12

    Down here in New Zealand we like to say we're very clean and green but the truth is ... well ... we're not as green as we'd have you believe.

    The Prime Minister has of late spouted forth some very green sounding rhetoric telling us all how she wants "s... Read more >

  • Wanted - Energy Revolution leader for Asia

    Blogpost by MartinB - 17 May, 2007 at 9:00 1 comment

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    Athena is the face of Greenpeace's climate and energy campaign in Asia. She has just returned from Kyoto, where she led a team pressuring the Asian Development Bank to put their money where their mouths are and invest in Clean Energy. Here's her round... Read more >

  • Remembering Captain Richard Wibley

    Blogpost by brianfit - 14 May, 2007 at 12:44

    Richard Wibley, a former Greenpeace ships capatain, passed away last week. Steve Shallhorn, who runs the Greenpeace Australia office these days, posted this reminecense: Read more >

    I worked with Richard Wibley for 6 months in 1989 along the east coast of the Unit...
  • Posted by Dave (in Ireland)

    The future of the whales will be decided in Anchorage, Alaska, in a couple of weeks time.

    As a committed Whale Defender, we need you to make your voice heard once again. The key governments in the debate need to hear from you... Read more >

  • When Greenpeace rocks Beijing

    Blogpost by Elaine - 8 May, 2007 at 17:17


    by Kontau in Beijing.

    I was standing behind the stage when Imogen Heap, Nadirah X, Greenpeace guitarists and Chinese rock musicians joined together to perform the song "Go Green". Thousands of young people were waving their hands with the peace sign, a... Read more >

  • Pinays reach Everest basecamp

    Blogpost by Andrew - 7 May, 2007 at 17:10 3 comments

    Click for larger. Three Filipinas are attempting to be the first Asian women to reach the Everest summit. They're delayed by the weather at the moment, but are determined to continue. From their blog: Read more >

    The Kaya ng Pinay Everest Team support group has reached Chinese B...
  • Kimono girls make a difference

    Blogpost by MartinB - 7 May, 2007 at 11:38

    Each 5th of May, Japan celebrates Children’s Day, or more specifically Boy’s Day. But this May 5th, 6 women from different sides of the world braved discomfort and made a stand to make a change. The 6 women were Solar Generation delegates working wit... Read more >

  • IPCC says we can do it

    Blogpost by Andrew - 4 May, 2007 at 20:41

    The latest IPCC report came out today. This is part of a six year process involving thousands of scientists. As Climate Progress points out: Read more >

    This report has to be signed off on by 120 governments, including the United States, and oil countries like S...
  • ADB - Honour Kyoto!

    Blogpost by MartinB - 4 May, 2007 at 16:27

    So, back at the Kyoto International Conference Centre. I, Athena, Greenpeace International’s Asia climate campaigner, was here in December 1997. I was one of many, negotiating a historic agreement: The Kyoto Protocol . It still is the only legally bi... Read more >

  • Way cool climate change Flash movie

    Blogpost by Andrew - 3 May, 2007 at 18:22 1 comment
    mudeoclima_06_ban_experim.gif Greenpeace Brazil is doing some very cool stuff in the climate campaign section of their website. Not only do they have chillin' tunes for download and a "Túnel Interativo" - they have the coolest interactive Flash movie I have seen in at least a mo... Read more >
  • Greenpeace Greece to Government: Ban the Bulb

    Blogpost by eoin - 3 May, 2007 at 16:51

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    49 Greenpeace activists this morning staged a protest outside the Greek Ministry of Development demanding incandescent lightbulbs to be outlawed and replaced with energy saving CFL bulbs. The action launches Greenpeace's energy efficiency campaign in Greece.

    Our plan to save the planet from catastrophic climate change (the energy [r]evolution) involves a huge uptake in renewable energy and energy savings. Energy efficiency is 50% of the mix, and we believe we can do it! It's an outrage that governments have been dragging their feet so long to outlaw energy wasters like the incandescent lightbulb. Read more >

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