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Quit coal, save the climate! 2008 campaign highlights

Feature story | 22 December, 2008 at 0:00

Quit coal – save the climate. It's a simple message, but it's also an urgent one. Coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels is the single greatest contributor to the climate crisis. In 2008, we've been taking the "quit coal" message across the world...

Hackers help destroy the Amazon rainforest

Feature story | 12 December, 2008 at 0:00

High-tech smuggling operations may not be what you'd normally associate with the ongoing clearance of the Amazon rainforest, but logging companies intent on plundering it for timber have been using hackers to break into the Brazilian government's...

Glimmer of hope for Pacific tuna

Feature story | 12 December, 2008 at 0:00

The final outcome of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission is too weak to stop overfishing of Pacific bigeye and yellowfin tuna. Pacific islanders are still at great risk from the collapse of this fishery. But the decision to close...

Clean Development Mechanism: no place for Carbon Capture and Storage

Publication | 11 December, 2008 at 14:29

The Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was created to aid clean development by allowing wealthy nations to invest in the developing world as a way to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and claim credits against their own emission...

EPR : The French Reactor

Publication | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

The French EPR Reactor is a new reactor design developed by the French company Areva in co-operation with the German firm Siemens. Serious doubts have been raised about the safety and cost of the EPR. A study of the EPR’s blueprints and...

EU renewables deal

Feature story | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

As EU politicians reach a good agreement on renewable energy targets, Greenpeace declares the deal to be a ray of light amid the gloomy stone-age positions of EU member states on other elements of the package.

Nuclear renaissance meets reality at UN climate talks

Feature story | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

The nuclear industry has had fifty years of massive subsidies and state help – but has delivered only unsafe, expensive power, contamination and waste that will last for thousands of generations.

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 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...

"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...

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