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Climate activists convicted of climbing Mt. Rushmore, sending critical message

Feature story | January 4, 2010 at 18:00

The eleven climate activists who proudly staged a historic protest at Mount Rushmore last July appeared in court today for sentencing. All eleven pled guilty to the charge of Climbing Mount Rushmore and received a fine of $460 each. They will...

Copenhagen a cop-out

Feature story | December 18, 2009 at 18:00

Two years have passed since world leaders promised all of us a deal to stop climate change. After two weeks of UN negotiations, politicians breezed in, had dinner with the Queen, a three hour lunch, took some photos, and then delivered what could...

Climate Talks Held Hostage

Feature story | December 16, 2009 at 18:00

Greenpeace activists and emergency vehicles descend on the Chamber of Commerce in response to a climate emergency.

An open letter to Barack Obama

Feature story | December 16, 2009 at 14:12

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

Voices For Change

Feature story | December 13, 2009 at 18:00

3 cities, 3 people, and 3 different stories. Greenpeace documented how climate change is affecting the day-to-day lives of those living in modern urban landscapes. 6.5 billion people will be affected by global warming. One of them is you. Make...

Sinar Mas' Palm Operation Exposed

Feature story | December 10, 2009 at 18:00

Earlier this year, Gandi Sulistiyanto, one of Sinar Mas' managing directors, told Reuters that, "We should have been arrested if we had ever been involved in deforestation."

Yes WE Can

Feature story | December 10, 2009 at 18:00

We did it! Thanks to YOU, we gave President Obama a very personal message on global warming. More than 50,000 of you signed our petition to President Obama, and as we promised, today we delivered your message in a BIG way!

Greenpeace at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen

Feature story | December 10, 2009 at 18:00

Representatives from the world's governments are meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark from December 7 to 18, 2009 for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Greenpeace is on the ground in Copenhagen and in the convention center throughout the...

Obama: You won it, now earn it

Feature story | December 9, 2009 at 18:00

President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway's capital today. In his own words, this is a "call to action" rather than a recognition of his own accomplishments. So we're hoping he'll act on his promises to confront the global...

Climate negotiations kick off

Feature story | December 6, 2009 at 18:00

The countdown to Copenhagen is over and the time for excuses has run out. Next week, more than 100 heads of state will answer your call to come to Copenhagen, where they must take personal responsibility for the future of climate change.Adverts...

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