Australian Coal: A Recipe For Climate Disaster

Mining industry numbers reveal that by allowing coal mining in the untapped Galilee Basin in Queensland, Australia could create more carbon pollution than the entire United Kingdom or Canada. The numbers, revealed in a new Greenpeace report, Cooking the Climate and Wrecking the Reef, are the first time the full greenhouse impact of the proposed mines has been quantified. These mines will also exact a terrible cost on farms, water supplies and coastal communities and would also put one of the world’s greatest natural treasures – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – under very serious threat as it becomes the world’s great coal superhighway.

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Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | July 21, 2014 at 9:11

Greenpeace India and partners BASIX and CEED launch a solar-powered micro-grid in Dharnai village, Bihar, India, that could be a game-changing model for bringing reliable energy to millions around the world. The people of Dharnai village used to...

Annie Leonard, new Executive Director of Greenpeace USA!

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:25

She's ready to build a greener, fairer world with you! Leave us a comment to welcome Annie to the Greenpeace USA team!

Protect Paradise: An Animation about Palm Oil

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:23

Palm oil is an ingredient in thousands of products we use every day. But palm oil has a dirty secret: forest destruction. Every year, thousands of hectares of Indonesian rainforest and peatlands - some of the most biodiverse regions on the planet...

The Amazon's Silent Crisis - ft. Marion Cotillard

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:20

The Amazon rainforest is under attack. Loggers are stealing the forest. They abuse the system to launder illegal timber with official papers. Much of this timber is then sold all over the world, with two thirds of all timber exported from the...

LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:17

We love LEGO. You love LEGO. Everyone loves LEGO. But when LEGO's halo effect is being used to sell propaganda to children, especially by an unethical corporation who are busy destroying the natural world our children will inherit, we have to...

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