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Court deals Major Blow to UK coal-fired power plans

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 17:35

British Government Ministers suffered a blow to their energy plans today as six Greenpeace UK volunteers were acquitted of criminal damage by a Crown Court jury in a case that centred on the contribution made to climate change by burning coal.

Greenpeace welcomes greener iPods, awaits greener Macs

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 15:09

Greenpeace today applauded Steve Jobs' announcement that Apple's latest batch of revamped iPods - the iPod Touch, iPod Nano and iPod Classic - will now be free of both PVC and BFRs, along with an absence of mercury and the use of arsenic-free glass.

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...

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