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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...

Forests for Climate : Developing a hybrid approach for REDD

Publication | 1 December, 2008 at 0:00

The Greenpeace Forests for Climate (Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism TDERM) proposal for a hybrid market-linked fund would provide the financing needed to help protect the world's remaining tropical forests by reducing...

Food Security and Climate Change

Publication | 1 December, 2008 at 0:00

Climate change will profoundly affect agriculture worldwide.Food security in many countries is under threat from unpredictable changes in rainfall and more frequent extreme weather. Farmers in poorer countries with harsh climate conditions will...

Governments must get serious about climate action ─ Greenpeace

Press release | 1 December, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace today demanded that governments gathering at the UN climate talks in Poznan get serious about taking concrete action to avoid catastrophic climate change.

UN climate negotiations begin in Poznan

Feature story | 1 December, 2008 at 0:00

It has been a year since governments in Bali pledged to nail down an agreement to save the climate by December 2009. That means they have one year left to agree on how to stop the climate crisis. This year’s UN meeting on Climate Change has just...

France's Nuclear Failures

Publication | 30 November, 2008 at 0:00

The great illusion of nuclear energy

Tackling the climate crisis will help resolve the financial crisis

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 16:00

If we can bail out the banks why can’t we bail out the planet? Greenpeace supports a planetary rescue package as described in the ‘Green New Deal’ proposal of the New Economics Foundation and called for by UNEP2 as both feasible and necessary.

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