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Antarctic ice-bridge snaps, as Obama offers a chance for climate action

Feature story | April 5, 2009 at 22:53

Patience for world leaders talking about tackling climate change is wearing thin. Just as US President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of thousands in Prague on Sunday, Greenpeace activists unveiled a banner urging him to "lead the change on...

Climate meeting in Bonn: leaders wanted

Feature story | March 30, 2009 at 1:57

Bonn, Germany — When the future of the world is at stake, the last thing you need is a politician. You need a real leader. And that's our challenge to governments attending the first round of international climate talks in Bonn.

The Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | June 8, 2010 at 0:00

The Energy [R]evolution demonstrates how the world can get from where we are now, to where we need to be in terms of phasing out fossil fuels, cutting CO2 while ensuring energy security. This includes illustrating how the world’s carbon emissions...

An open letter to Barack Obama

Feature story | December 16, 2009 at 19:14

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes to Barack Obama on the eve of his departure for Copenhagen for the COP15 climate talks.

Copenhagen climate negotiations kick off

Feature story | December 7, 2009 at 0:00

The countdown is over and the time for excuses has run out. More than 15,000 delegates from around the world have gathered in Copenhagen for the most important meeting of our time. Next week, they will be joined by over 100 heads of state,...

An email from the future

Blog entry by nick | December 1, 2009

Today almost 100,000 people around New Zealand received an email from a future self in 2020 courtesy of Greenpeace. Judging by the responses we've had so far, (and there has been an avalanche), a lot of people were a little startled...

Climate destroyer shut down by activists in Indonesian rainforest ahead of Copenhagen...

Feature story | November 25, 2009 at 0:00

With just 12 days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, we are taking direct action again today - blocking one of the world's largest pulp mills, in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests. The export facilities have been shutdown by our...

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | July 8, 2009 at 0:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Putting one's own agenda aside

Blog entry by Kirsten Morrell | December 12, 2009

My Prime Minister's latest dismal stance is a "COP-OUT!". If John Key wants to talk about the realities of Copenhagen then the point of the negotiations is to address the real threats of climate change and not just the particular...

John Key hints at real leadership

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | December 18, 2009

John Key has landed! And with quite a thump. He just delivered what can only be described as a very promising speech to the Copenhagen conference, in which he clearly acknowledged the needs of vulnerable nations, and called for all...

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