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Greenpeace looks towards the future of climate negotiations

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 17:54

Warsaw, 22 November 2013 – Today, on the official closing day of the UN climate negotiations and following yesterday’s civil society walk out, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace said:

Greenpeace International welcomes Tribunal ruling ordering Russia to release Arctic 30

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 16:14

Hamburg, 22 November 2013 – The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea today ordered the Russian Federation in a binding ruling to release the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and the 28 activists and two freelance journalists on board upon...

Independent research exposes who is responsible for climate change: Gazprom and Shell...

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 12:12

Amsterdam, 22 November 2013 - Just five oil companies — Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and ConocoPhilips — are ultimately responsible for emissions equivalent to nearly 12.5 % of cumulative historical global industrial emissions of carbon dioxide...

Four more Arctic 30 detainees released from Russian prison

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 10:18

Amsterdam, 22 November 2013 – British activist Anthony Perrett and Swiss national Marco Weber, Faiza Oulahsen from the Netherlands and American Peter Willcox were today released from Russian detention, bringing to 15 the number of Arctic 30...

Kumi Naidoo accompanies many major NGOs in walking out of the UN climate negotiations

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 14:26

Warsaw, 21 November 2013 – In regards to the massive NGO walk-out today from the UN climate negotiations, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International said:

Warsaw iconic building is stage for call to free activists as COP19 fails to respond...

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 14:02

Warsaw, 21 November 2013 – Activists today protested at the iconic Palace of Culture and Science in central Warsaw to demand immediate climate action and to free the climate defenders, known as the Arctic 30. Warsaw is currently hosting the...

Murmansk court rejects appeal over arrest of ship Arctic Sunrise

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 14:02

Amsterdam, 21 November 2013 – The Murmansk Regional Court has today rejected an appeal against the arrest of the ship Arctic Sunrise by Russian authorities.

First Russian nationals among Arctic 30 released from prison

Press release | 21 November, 2013 at 10:57

Amsterdam, 21 November 2013 – Three Russian nationals, part of the so-called Arctic 30, have been released from prison, bringing to four the number of those freed after being granted bail this week by St Petersburg courts.

Ana Paula from Brazil released - first of the Arctic 30 to leave prison

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 16:57

Amsterdam, 20 November 2013 - Greenpeace International activist Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel of Brazil has today been released from detention, the first of the Arctic 30 to leave prison following the granting of bail by a St Petersburg court.

Polish Environment Minister sacked in the middle of UN climate negotiations

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 13:08

Warsaw, 20 November 2013 – Reacting to the firing of the Polish Environment Minister, Marcin Korolec in the middle of the UN climate negotiations in Warsaw, Maciej Muskat, Director of Greenpeace Poland said:

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