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This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | October 31, 2014

As the world's leading climate scientists finalise the latest  and most comprehensive report  on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is:  What is new?  What has changed since the release of the UN climate panel's last...

Owners of the wind

Blog entry by Kat Skeie and Tarjei Haaland | October 30, 2014

Thirty-odd years ago in the Kingdom of Denmark lived some brave people who disliked nuclear power and loved renewable energy. Determined to keep their country clean and safe, they began building their own wind turbines. Today, thanks...

Understanding climate science in 10 easy steps

Blog entry by Kat Skeie | October 30, 2014

The latest United Nations  report on climate change  is about to be finalised, written by thousands of scientists. The report is VERY important, but also a bit dull. What we really want to know is: How bad is climate change? And...

How 30 Climate Warriors took on the world’s biggest coal port

Blog entry by Rosie Dickison | October 28, 2014

It’s no secret that I am an emotional person, and that nothing inspires me more than people standing up for what they believe in. Last week, as the Pacific Climate Warriors led a flotilla in the world’s largest coal port – even the...

7 solar wonders of the world

Blog entry by Paula Tejón Carbajal and Helena Meresman | October 28, 2014

Solar energy is clean, reliable, abundant and an affordable alternative to fossil fuels - but not only that, solar is also cool. Check out our selection of the most amazing solar plants from all around the globe. 1. The sunflower...

Assaulted for protecting olive trees

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | October 23, 2014

Villagers and activists were assaulted, handcuffed and hospitalized today while protecting olive trees at the site of a proposed coal plant in Turkey. The Kolin Group wants the olive trees cut down to make way for a new coal power...

Shell Oil Cowboys Caught Drilling Illegally in New Zealand

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 23, 2014

“There be trouble in town sheriff, some cowboys is coming into town”. It could be a line from a grainy old western from our childhood (well, mine anyway) when the good, clean living people of a well to do town see trouble on a dusty...

7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

Blog entry by Helena Meresman | October 23, 2014

Stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers,...

Blowin' in the wind

Blog entry by Sven Teske | October 23, 2014

Wind power has a pivotal role to play in the world's energy supply over the next few years. By providing huge amounts of clean, affordable power, it can buy us time in the fight against global warming while revolutions in energy...

How Greenpeace may be about to stop US$150 million getting into a dodgy fishing company

Blog entry by Elsa Lee | October 17, 2014

Seeing Greenpeace in the leading headline of Hong Kong's most prestigious financial newspaper is not something I am used to! But if you knew why, you would see how your support is bringing companies engaged in overfishing to their...

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