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Greenpeace activists cleared in landmark global warming trial

Feature story | 10 September, 2008 at 0:00

In an unprecedented trial a UK Crown Court jury has acquitted six Greenpeace UK volunteers of criminal damage to a coal-fired power plant. The jury, consisting of representatives from the British public, found their actions justified when...

Israeli police arrest Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior Captain on 'Quit Coal' protest

Press release | 9 September, 2008 at 10:34

The Israeli police, guided by the navy, have arrested thecaptain of the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior, Daniel Rizzotti, following a peaceful direct action in which two activists painted “Quit Coal”, in English and Hebrew, on the hull of a...

Rainbow Warrior raises a reaction for the climate in Israel

Feature story | 9 September, 2008 at 0:00

The Israeli police, supported by the navy, arrested the captain of the Rainbow Warrior - together with 14 Greenpeace activists, the photographer and the videographer - for passing on the message to “Quit Coal”. Activists had been painting the...

Greenpeace convoy drives low-emissions message to MEPs

Press release | 8 September, 2008 at 10:54

A Greenpeace 'low-emissions convoy' will take to the streets of Brussels at noon today, showcasing car models that already meet the EU's emissions target of CO2 per km. The convoy of eight cars, which will stop on Place Luxembourg, outside the...

Off Track

Publication | 8 September, 2008 at 0:00

Fuel-efficient cars are a necessary step in reducing CO2 emissions since they consume less gas and emit less CO2 per km. But the level of knowledge about fuel-efficient cars is relatively low. The current situation is characterised by a severe...

Top sushi restaurant serves endangered species

Press release | 7 September, 2008 at 17:06

A celebrity favourite sushi restaurant in London, Nobu, is serving the endangered species northern bluefin tuna to its 'A' list crowd, Greenpeace DNA testing has exposed.

Greenpeace activists in the dock: Experts take ‘the stand’ on climate change

Feature story | 5 September, 2008 at 0:00

As expert witnesses go, they don’t come any better than Professor James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. On Wednesday, he was called to give evidence before a UK...

Greenpeace highlights illegal logging as EU prepares to vote on new laws

Press release | 3 September, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza have today stopped the loading of timber, from a logging concession riddled with illegalities, onto the log ship Harbour Gemini in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The timber was bound for China, a key...

Rainforest timber stopped from leaving Paradise

Feature story | 3 September, 2008 at 0:00

Armed police have escorted three of our activists off a ship in Papua New Guinea. The activists had stopped the ship, bound for China, from loading illegally logged timber from the Paradise Forest. They remained harnessed to a crane onboard the...

10 Easy Steps to Cut Car Emissions: Climate Control Manual

Publication | 2 September, 2008 at 11:39

In response to the proposed legislation on CO2 emissionsfrom cars, European car manufacturers have repeatedlyclaimed that it will be expensive to meet the originally proposed target of 120g CO2 per kilometre by 2012. Instead they are demanding...

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