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Putin gives Kyoto green light

Feature story | 30 September, 2004 at 2:00

George Bush's government is out in the cold over Kyoto - and it's that old Cold War enemy, Russia, that's put it there. The Russian government has moved closer towards ratifying the crucial Kyoto climate change treaty. But while Bush hangs out in...

A Thai hero for the planet

Feature story | 7 July, 2004 at 2:00

Charoen Wataksorn was murdered by gunmen outside his home in Thailand on June 22. Charoen was an experienced activist who worked closely with us in the successful battle against proposed coal power stations in Bo Nok and Ban Krut. He was...

Russia and Kyoto

Feature story | 30 September, 2003 at 2:00

In a world in which the sole superpower refuses to accept or address climate change as the single largest risk facing our planet's future, Russia needs to fill the environmental leadership gap. Yet President Putin missed an opportunity yesterday...

Karachi oil spill devastation

Feature story | 28 August, 2003 at 2:00

The biggest oil spill in the history of Pakistan is sickening people and destroying wildlife.

Busting Exxon: climate criminal #1

Feature story | 27 May, 2003 at 2:00

How come we're the ones being arrested and not Exxon/Mobil executives? All we did was disrupt preparations for their annual general meeting, where they'll conduct business as usual. The real crime? Business as usual for ExxonMobil is frying the...

Esso shut down in UK

Feature story | 24 February, 2003 at 1:00

We closed 119 Esso garages around the UK and blocked the entrance to the Esso HQ in Leatherhead in response to Esso's on-going campaign to keep the US hooked on oil, fuelling war and causing global warming.

Fire at ExxonMobil Facility

Feature story | 21 February, 2003 at 1:00

A fire recently broke out at a gas storage facility owned and managed by the largest oil company in the world, ExxonMobil. A thorough search of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data, in conjunction with the Working Group on Community...

Fire at polluting Chemical company

Feature story | 17 December, 2002 at 1:00

Spreading thick black smoke across the Haifa Bay area, a major fire broke out on Tuesday at the Haifa Chemicals factory near this northern coastal city in Israel. Two workers are reported injured in the fire which has resulted in clouds of toxic...

US just being climate change 'moron'

Feature story | 10 December, 2002 at 1:00

Canada and New Zealand are doing more to combat climate change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol this week putting the global agreement to cut greenhouse gases one step closer to reality. But the US and Australian governments are proving they are...

Climate criminals lurking at India talks

Feature story | 30 October, 2002 at 1:00

They're back! Last year the Bush-led US government walked away from the Kyoto Protocol. As a result, it took heroic efforts by other countries to salvage this world-wide effort to address climate change. But after their dramatic exit from the...

Nuclear plant cover-ups in Japan

Feature story | 8 October, 2002 at 2:00

In late August, news started to come out of Japan that TEPCO (Japan’s largest nuclear utility and the second largest in the world) had been cheating on reactor inspections for years. This brings them in line with their colleagues in the USA,...

Supertanker leaking oil

Feature story | 8 October, 2002 at 2:00

How the explosion on the Limburg oil tanker happened is still being debated, but the results are indisputable. The explosion that ripped through the double hulled oil tanker late Sunday produced a gapping hole that spilled as much as 8,000 tonnes...

Citizens sue US government for climate change

Feature story | 27 August, 2002 at 2:00

This year we have seen an alarming number of climate related disasters - floods in Europe, devastating storms in Asia, heat waves across North America - and these types of disasters are expected to increase in frequency and intensity as our...

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.

French Esso decision blow to free expression

Feature story | 9 July, 2002 at 2:00

The right to freedom of expression on the Internet suffered as a Paris judge ordered Greenpeace to stop using a parody of the Esso logo in its StopEsso campaign in France, pending a full hearing of the case.

Greenpeace: No bailout for oil shale

Feature story | 8 March, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace today called on the Australian Government not to bail out the controversial Stuart Oil Shale Project in Queensland following reports that Project developer Southern Pacific Petroleum (SPP) had asked the Government to rescue it from a...

Decision on Thai coal plants

Feature story | 19 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace is urging the public to tell the Prime Minister of Thailand to refuse two new coal-fired power plants in central southern Thailand.

US removes climate scientist

Feature story | 22 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace denounced the influence of the oil industry and fossil fuel interests in the election of the new Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Exxon protests expands

Feature story | 22 April, 2002 at 2:00

Esso/Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest oil company, will be the target of a week of global protests in May, Greenpeace said today.

StopEsso day success

Feature story | 18 May, 2002 at 2:00

Today 400 of Esso's UK petrol stations were the scene of StopEsso protests. Protesters from all walks of life were out in force to ensure Esso and its customers get the message that Esso's policies make it the world's No1 global warmer.

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