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World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate...

Press release | 8 December, 2017 at 3:00

Manila, 8 December 2017 - The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines on 11 December - one...

Historic agreement reached to protect the Arctic

Press release | 1 December, 2017 at 10:30

Copenhagen, 1 December 2017 - An international agreement to protect the Central Arctic Ocean against all commercial fishing was reached in Washington DC last night. The United States, Canada, Norway, Russia, The Kingdom of Denmark, Iceland, Japan...

Indonesia’s forests still under threat from palm oil industry, new research shows

Press release | 27 November, 2017 at 6:19

Nusa Dua, Bali, 27 November 2017 – As the industry gathers in Bali for the annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil conference, a new report by Greenpeace International [1] reveals that suppliers to the world’s biggest consumer brands still...

Black Friday: Greenpeace invites public to MAKE SMTHNG and buy nothing

Press release | 23 November, 2017 at 9:00

Rome, 23 November 2017 - On the eve of Black Friday and the global wave of holiday shopping, Greenpeace is launching MAKE SMTHNG Week by asking everyone everywhere to create instead of consume as a way of taking a stand against hyper-consumerism.[1]

Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Press release | 21 November, 2017 at 8:58

Amsterdam, 21 November 2017 - Vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual, said a Greenpeace Africa report released today on World Fisheries Day. The report, “The Cost of Ocean...

Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP climate ambition forward - Greenpeace

Press release | 17 November, 2017 at 16:07

Bonn, 17 November 2017 – Greenpeace demanded climate leadership to emerge from the Pacific COP, calling on leaders to listen to the need for urgency and transform their energy and land-use systems.

Greenpeace activists protest on coal ship calling on Merkel to end coal use

Press release | 15 November, 2017 at 16:00

Bonn, November 15, 2017 – Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.

ING Bank on the hook for not reporting climate pollution

Press release | 14 November, 2017 at 10:20

Amsterdam, 14 November 2017 - Today, a climate complaint against ING filed by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam, BankTrack and Milieudefensie for violating OECD guidelines, was accepted by a Dutch representative of the OECD. [1] [2] The Dutch bank...

IEA’s energy outlook on renewables “absurdly pessimistic” - Greenpeace

Press release | 14 November, 2017 at 1:33

Hong Kong, 14 November 2017 - The International Energy Agency (IEA) today released its annual World Energy Outlook 2017 - a set of scenarios for global energy consumption and production which has a long history of dramatically underestimating...

World’s eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins

Press release | 13 November, 2017 at 10:00

Oslo, Norway 13 November 2017 – Tomorrow, environmental organisations Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth take on the Norwegian government in court for opening up new areas in the Arctic to oil drilling. They are arguing that drilling for oil...

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