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America is ready to tackle global warming

Publication | 9 December, 2008 at 15:46

For eight years the Bush administration made the United States an obstacle to international climate change negotiations. But the election of Barack Obama, coupled with substantial progress made in the US Congress on domestic climate change...

"Arrest me too" - Greenpeace activists worldwide join vigil to end whaling

Press release | 9 December, 2008 at 0:00

Tokyo, 9th December 2008: Marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [1], representatives of Greenpeace worldwide [2] presented themselves at the office of Japanese Prime Minister Aso, calling for the end to the...

Arrest us. We're the Tokyo 2.9 Million

Feature story | 9 December, 2008 at 0:00

Representatives of millions of Greenpeace supporters from around the world arrived at the doorstep of the Japanese Prime Minister in Tokyo today to demand an end to the political persecution of two Greenpeace anti-whaling activists, and an end to...

The Climate Crisis – Racing over the edge

Publication | 8 December, 2008 at 0:00

A multitude of new scientific findings and empirical evidence show the rate of climate change is surpassing the International Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) worst case forecasts as made in their Fourth Assessment Report, released just last year.

Global day of action - 2008

Feature story | 8 December, 2008 at 0:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

Sending out an SOS for Pacific tuna

Feature story | 8 December, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists together with Korean environmental group KFEM created a huge human "SOS Tuna" banner on the shores of a beach in Busan, Korea, as a key regional meeting in Korea began this week. This extremely critical meeting will decide the fate...

After 50 hours Greenpeace activists leave coal stack and head for Poznan

Press release | 4 December, 2008 at 12:52

Having spent two days atop the 150 metre chimney stack of the Pątnów power plant to highlight the catastrophic impact that coal-fired power stations are having on the climate, the 11 Greenpeace climbers came down today and are heading for the UN...

Greenpeace continues protests against coal ship in Denmark

Press release | 3 December, 2008 at 14:21

Greenpeace activists are blocking the ship Hanjin Imabari, carrying coal from Richards Bay, South Africa to the Danish coal plant Enstedværket, in Aabenraa, from offloading its many tonnes of coal. Activists have blocked a crane used to unload...

"Quit Coal" says Greenpeace from the top of a Polish coal plant

Press release | 2 December, 2008 at 0:00

Early this morning, 11 Greenpeace activists scaled a 150-metre high chimney at the Pątnów power plant in Poland to hang a banner reading "Quit coal, save the climate". Greenpeace is calling on the Polish government to stop undermining the...

Confronting coal in Europe

Feature story | 2 December, 2008 at 0:00

As politicians gather to discuss the future of our climate, we took dramatic action on land and at sea to kick start an energy revolution. In Poland, activists carrying a banner reading “Quit Coal, Save the Climate” have scaled the 150 metre-high...

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