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Greenpeace tells Enel to "Quit Coal" in Genoa

Press release | 26 October, 2008 at 12:14

Greenpeace called on the energy company Enel to shut down its coal-fired power plant in Genoa, the capital of the Liguria region of Italy, in a series of actions this morning. Enel is persisting in keeping the plant open, despite demands by the...

Greenpeace starts an energy revolution in Sardinia

Press release | 20 October, 2008 at 10:37

Sardinian authorities have promised to revise the region's energy plans to meet EU climate protection targets, following a Greenpeace blockade at the E.ON owned Fiume Santo coal-fired power station to protest planned expansion of climate changing...

Coal blockade brings climate commitment

Feature story | 20 October, 2008 at 0:00

The Quit Coal tour was back in action this weekend in Italy. Activists showed up at the E.ON owned Fiume Santo coal-fired power station to let Sardinia and E.ON know their plan to expand coal capacity in the region wouldn’t go unnoticed.

Coal, the EU and E.ON

Publication | 19 October, 2008 at 10:29

E.ON is one of the largest utilities in Europe. Its total electricity generation capacity is approximately 56,000 MW. Other European utilities, such as Essent in the Netherlands, have recently decided to cancel their proposed coal-fired power...

Poor countries neglected in financial bail-outs

Feature story | 17 October, 2008 at 0:00

The urgency shown by rich countries to tackle the financial meltdown stands in stark contrast to their foot-dragging and broken promises over aid and poverty alleviation, human rights and climate change.

EU forest bail out falls short

Feature story | 17 October, 2008 at 0:00

Forest destruction is costing the global economy US $2 to $5 trillion per year — more than Wall Street has lost since the start of the current financial crisis. After stalling for years, the European Commission has finally come out with a...

Greenpeace International Annual Report 07

Publication | 16 October, 2008 at 0:00

Upon winning the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Al Gore said that he could not understand why young people were not chaining themselves to coal-fired power stations.They are...and so are we.

Activists urge Italy to quit coal

Feature story | 16 October, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from our ship the Arctic Sunrise have been putting coal in the hot seat from both land and sea in Italy. Five of them scaled a 150 metre crane at the new coal-fired power plant Civitavecchia, near Rome to drop a banner highlighting the...

Philips back in the red

Feature story | 16 October, 2008 at 0:00

Philips Electronics has long been in the red with a big fat zero on tackling e-waste in our Guide to Greener Electronics. Meanwhile, in Moscow’s Red Square, it is celebrating 110 years in Russia with its annual 'Sense and Simplicity' event. We...

Greenpeace calls on the Italian government to quit coal and stop blocking Europe's...

Press release | 16 October, 2008 at 0:00

This morning, five Greenpeace activists scaled a crane at the new coal-fired power station in Civitavecchia, near Rome. The protestors unfurled two banners that read: 'Italian government opposes Kyoto' ("Il governo contro Kyoto") and 'No new...

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