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3 things to know about today’s US-Canada climate agreement

Blog entry by John Deans | 11 March, 2016

President Obama's first hang-out with the new Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau started off with a pretty chill subject: the Arctic. In a  “Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership”  issued today,...

Naked emperors: the Greenpeace Guide to Climate Politics

Feature story | 6 November, 2009 at 10:52

You know the story. The clever tailors that convince a kingdom that only intelligent people can see the clothes they make. Everyone talks about how fine the emperor's outfit is, until one audacious voice pipes up to say there's nothing there, the...

Greenpeace Urges Hatoyama and Obama to Keep Election Promises and End Whaling

Press release | 10 November, 2009 at 1:00

Just 48 hours before new Prime Minister Hatoyama plays host to US President Barack Obama, Greenpeace activists unveiled a large whale sculpture outside the Japanese Diet, to remind both heads of state to uphold their respective election promises...

Final voyage of the Japanese whaling fleet?

Press release | 19 November, 2009 at 1:00

Following a week of potentially crippling budgetary reviews and a high-profile visit from US President Barack Obama to Japan, shortly after 10am today the so-called 'scientific' whaling fleet crept out of port, as Greenpeace called for today's...

Greenpeace response to President Obama’s Award of the Nobel Peace Prize

Press release | 9 October, 2009 at 2:00

"We hope that this award will give President Barack Obama the courage of his convictions on climate change, that it will spur him to take personal leadership on climate change to avert climate catastrophe.

On the future of America’s children or whether Obama will have a different approach...

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 7 November, 2012 4 comments

I felt relieved when I heard Obama’s victory speech this morning, and I particularly resonated with him when he spoke about the future of America’s children. “We want our children to live in an America that isn’t burdened by debt,...

World Leaders block shipment of Arctic coal at the top of the world

Press release | 2 October, 2009 at 13:27

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and other world leaders today finally took action on climate change by preventing a shipment of coal from being loaded onto a transport ship from a mine in Svalbard, 1400 km from the North Pole. The activist heads of...

US President Obama's grandmother joins the Solar Generation

Press release | 20 August, 2009 at 2:00

Young Kenyans working with Greenpeace’s Solar Generation are tackling the twin problems of energy poverty and climate change today, by installing solar panels on the Senator Barack Obama School in Kogelo and on the roof of the house of Mama Sarah...

Greenpeace USA executive director joins hundreds arrested at the White House to...

Blog entry by Josh S | 30 August, 2011 4 comments

This week, hundreds of activists – including Greenpeace USA Executive Director Phil Radford – were arrested as part of a protest against the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. The protesters, many wearing ‘Environmentalist...

Climate Banner Action on Mount Rushmore

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 17:47

Greenpeace climbers rappel down the face of Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, S.D., to unfurl a banner that challenges President Obama to show leadership on global warming. Obama is at the G8 meeting in Italy to discuss the global...

Action during Obama's Visit in Moscow

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 3:00

Action on climate change depends on politicians making the right decisions. Here, Greenpeace activists projected a message to Barack Obama reading ‘LEADERS ACT SAVE CLIMATE’ on a wall near the Moscow Kremlin while he was on a State visit to Russia.

Display of portraits of Climate Refugees

Image | 19 July, 2009 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists display portraits of Climate Refugees from the Sunderbans area to show the evidence of the people who are being impacted by global warming. The activity was held outside the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi in occasion of the...

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