Energy company Essent's coal plant in Eemshaven, the Netherlands has the dubious honor of being the first action target of the new Rainbow Warrior.
We pulled into Eemshaven today to demand construction stop on the biggest and most polluting power plant in the Netherlands, ironically set amid dozens of wind turbines in one of the windiest places in the country.
New Hands on Deck Harmony and Pablo helped make sure the message was clear by rigging a banner to the Rainbow Warrior calling for "Clean Energy Now."
CEO Peter Terium of Essent was invited to visit the ship, but did not turn up.
Rolf Schipper, climate and energy campaigner for Greenpeace Netherlands said: "This ship is driven by super-efficient electric motors and sails that set a standard for sustainable shipping. It wil... Read more >