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Reaction to UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-Moon and Poland PM Donald Tusk speeches at COP19

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 17:06

Warsaw, 19 November 2013 – In response to statements made today by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and Polish Prime Minster, Donald Tusk, at the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Warsaw, Maciek Muskat, Director of Greenpeace Poland, addressing...

Brazilian and New Zealand activists granted bail in Arctic 30 case

Press release | 19 November, 2013 at 11:47

Amsterdam, 19 November 2013 - Two Greenpeace activists were today granted bail in St Petersburg, becoming the fourth and fifth of the so-called Arctic 30 to be told they will soon be released. Brazilian Ana Paula Maciel, 31, and David Haussmann...

Arctic 30 doctor given bail in St Petersburg

Press release | 18 November, 2013 at 15:52

Amsterdam, 18 November 2013 - Ekaterina Zaspa, one of the so-called Arctic 30, was today given bail by a court in St Petersburg. The development came on the same day that another detainee was refused bail and ordered to return to jail until...

Arctic 30 activist detained until February by Russian court

Press release | 18 November, 2013 at 11:34

Amsterdam, 18 November 2013 - A court in St Petersburg has ruled that a Greenpeace International activist could remain in jail in Russia until at least February.

Greenpeace activists protest World Coal Summit hosted alongside UN climate talks

Press release | 18 November, 2013 at 7:53

Warsaw, 18 November 2013 – Greenpeace activists from over 20 countries today protested on the roof of the Ministry of Economics against the World Coal Summit, hosted by the Polish Deputy Prime Minister and running concurrently with the UN climate...

Worldwide day of protests mark two months in Russian detention for Arctic 30

Press release | 16 November, 2013 at 11:30

Amsterdam, 16 November 2013 - Thousands of people are today taking part in peaceful protests in 263 cities in 43 countries to express their solidarity with the 30 people who were detained on a Greenpeace International ship by armed Russian...

Authorities apply for three month extension to Arctic 30 detention

Press release | 15 November, 2013 at 12:38

Amsterdam, 15 November 2013 — Russia’s Investigative Committee today announced that it will apply for a three-month extension to the detention of the Arctic 30. They will make the applications in front of a judge at hearings next week.

Japan abandons climate target, weakens chance of ambitious outcome from UN Climate Talks

Press release | 15 November, 2013 at 9:16

Warsaw, 15 November 2013 – About the Japanese government today downgrading its 2020 GHG cuts, Hisayo Takada, Climate Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace Japan said:

Arctic 30 arrive in St Petersburg

Press release | 12 November, 2013 at 10:47

Amsterdam, 12 November 2013 – The train carrying 30 men and women detained after a peaceful protest at a Gazprom Arctic oil platform arrived today in St Petersburg. Greenpeace International confirms the train arrived at St Petersburg’s Ladozhsky...

Poles back renewables and climate action despite Tusk government’s total support of coal

Press release | 12 November, 2013 at 10:12

Warsaw, 12 November 2013 - A poll published today by the Public Opinion Research Center (CBOS) [1] showed that 89% of Polish citizens are in favour of increasing renewable energy production in Poland. As many as 73% want the Polish government to...

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