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Bangkok IPCC meeting

Feature story | 30 April, 2007 at 2:00

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is meeting in Bangkok to agree in its report, 'Mitigation of Climate Change'- the third in the series that will make up the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report. Our team is at the meeting...

Carbon in exile: the melting of Siberia

Feature story | 27 November, 2009 at 1:00

If you live in a developed country, you’re pretty well insulated from climate change. Shifts in weather patterns, heavier rainfall, gradually rising sea levels and temperature increases – at the moment western society absorbs these changes...

Voila! Stop tar sands en Français

Feature story | 9 October, 2009 at 2:00

Our tar sands campaign just spread from Canada to France when 30 Greenpeace activists entered Total’s refinery site, in Normandy, to highlight the involvement of the French oil company with the climate-changing tar sands in Alberta. Activists...

700 strip naked for climate message

Feature story | 5 October, 2009 at 2:00

700 volunteers posed nude in a French vineyard to send a message about climate change. This human art installation in the South of Burgundy was created by artist Spencer Tunick - to warn about the dangers of global warming.

Beam me up Sunny!

Feature story | 25 May, 2009 at 2:00

Solar power is for wimps. You'd be forgiven if that was the impression you had, given that it's been the (usually) implicit message coming from the oil and coal industries for decades now. Obviously, they don't want you to know about the real...

World Press Photo Awards

Feature story | 10 February, 2006 at 1:00

Two Greenpeace images have won awards at the prestigious World Press Photo Awards. An image depicting the world’s largest river sucked dry by climate change, and another image of the forgotten victims of nuclear power; two children from Belarus,...

Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 2:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

A Time Comes: What it means to take action

Feature story | 2 June, 2009 at 2:00

The six Greenpeace activists who shut down a coal power station last year made history when a UK jury agreed that they were acting to safeguard property from the impacts of climate change. A new documentary takes you behind the scenes of that...

Updates from the Arctic Sunrise activists

Feature story | 1 August, 2014 at 13:00

The Arctic 30 spent more than three months in a Russian detention centre, despite the fact that the seizure of their ship and the imprisonment of the activists were deemed illegal by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. As one...

Facebook update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | 19 February, 2010 at 1:00

Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But...

100 days to save the climate

Feature story | 28 August, 2009 at 2:00

There are 100 days remaining until the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, where urgent action is needed by world leaders in order to save our climate.

This Earth Day, become a climate activist

Feature story | 21 April, 2009 at 16:58

Here at Greenpeace, we're pushers of a controlled substance. It's called hope. And our new "Inspiring Action" video is dizzy with it.

Greenpeace activists in the dock: Experts take ‘the stand’ on climate change

Feature story | 5 September, 2008 at 2:00

As expert witnesses go, they don’t come any better than Professor James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. On Wednesday, he was called to give evidence before a UK...

Bali climate talks back from the brink, but substance missing

Feature story | 15 December, 2007 at 1:00

The world turned here in Bali today as the conference booed and jeered US attempts to block a successful outcome.

10,000 lightbulbs

Feature story | 20 April, 2007 at 2:00

Energy wasting incandescent lightbulbs are so dangerously inefficient it's better for the climate (and your wallet) to smash even brand new ones rather than use them. So we got a road roller and crushed 10,000 energy wasting lightbulbs at the...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on (part II)

Feature story | 26 November, 2004 at 1:00

Imagine waking up one morning to find that dangerous chemicals have contaminated your home and community, and that the culprits are ignoring your plight. That is the reality that both Paul and Ruby faced at a very early age. But rather than...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on (part I)

Feature story | 18 November, 2004 at 1:00

Almost 20 years have passed since the World's worst industrial disaster took place in Bhopal, India. To commemorate the anniversary and remind people about the environmental crimes committed by Dow we are running a series of features; part one...

China's push for a renewable energy future

Feature story | 7 April, 2004 at 2:00

Take a minute to consider the following. What if the world's most populous nation had the necessity-driven willpower to develop the massive uptake of renewable energy like wind and solar power to offset the catastrophic effects of climate change...

Fight Esso's censorship

Feature story | 24 July, 2002 at 2:00

Esso succeeded in having a parody logo banned from the Internet in France, but Esso can not hide their own crimes against the climate. The censored site has been moved to oil country and Esso’s own backyard.

Greenpeace confronts reckless oil exploration

Feature story | 12 August, 2010 at 19:11

Greenpeace is sending two ships to the frontiers of the world's oil problem. The mission of the Esperanza is clear: to confront the kind of reckless oil exploration that keeps wrecking our environment. In the Gulf of Mexico the Arctic Sunrise...

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