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Hitting the emergency stop button on coal

Feature story | 15 November, 2007 at 0:00

Before dawn this morning our activists occupied and took peaceful direct action to shut down a coal-fired power plant in Australia - locking onto the conveyor system to prevent coal from feeding the plant.

Smoking kills

Feature story | 11 October, 2007 at 0:00

Today, Greenpeace India activists scaled a 76 metre (250ft) smokestack spewing carbon dioxide at the Kolaghat coal fired power station, to paint the message "SMOKING KILLS". No, we're not talking about cigarettes - we're pointing the finger at...

Day three of coal plant protest

Feature story | 3 October, 2007 at 0:00

Since Monday, activists have taken action against the construction site for the Boxberg new coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany. Their demand is simple; the owner company, Vattenfall, must stop building dirty coal plants and instead invest...

All eyes turn to APEC

Feature story | 2 September, 2007 at 0:00

After officials from 158 countries meeting in Vienna agreed the next steps for negotiating phase two of Kyoto, the world now turns its gaze southward towards the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Sydney to see if some of the...

Dirty energy dies in the Philippines

Feature story | 6 August, 2002 at 0:00

Despite attempts by developed nations, dirty energy is being killed off in the Philippines and the country is ready to embrace a future full of clean renewable energy.

Activists Block Duke Coal Shipment, link Mountaintop Removal to iCloud

Press release | 3 May, 2012 at 23:22

CHARLOTTE, NC, USA, May 3, 2012 - This morning, seven activists from Greenpeace, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival), Katuah Earth First! and Mountain Keepers were taken into custody for...

Apple’s clean energy plans still cloudy despite coal-free pledge

Press release | 12 July, 2012 at 16:00

San Francisco, July 12, 2012 – Apple’s clean energy policies have significantly improved, but the company still gets low scores for its energy choices when compared with sector leaders, a new Greenpeace International analysis reveals. (1)

Climate change is now reality; Doha talks must spark clean energy revolution

Press release | 26 November, 2012 at 7:03

Doha, November 26, 2012 - As governments meet for climate talks in Doha, Greenpeace warned on Monday that they must wake up to the reality that climate change is already gripping the planet and take urgent action to avoid catastrophic global warming.

Government hypocrisy on major projects will lock in climate chaos

Press release | 22 January, 2013 at 14:26

Sydney/Davos, January, 22, 2013 — Government hypocrisy on major energy projects is fueling climate change and placing populations at risk, Greenpeace International said as it released a new report revealing the alarming threat posed by a planned...

European energy company Alstom dumping dirty technology on South

Press release | 3 July, 2002 at 0:00

On the day of its annual general meeting French-UK company Alstom - a major supplier of the highly controversial and corruption-tainted Three Gorges Dam of China - is now being targeted over its involvement in dirty coal fired power stations in...

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