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UN climate chief Figueres calls coal industry's 'clean coal' bluff

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | 18 November, 2013

In probably the most blatant attempt at subversion in the history of the international climate negotiations, the Polish economic ministry has teamed up with the coal industry to host a summit to promote coal during this year's top...

How do we translate China’s policy shift on air pollution into progressive climate...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 9 November, 2013

Air pollution presents an opportunity to revisit China’s high emission growth path. In the upcoming Warsaw negotiation, delegates need to prepare ground for further action from China. Over the last year, air pollution has become,...

Poland to Coaland with no public support

Blog entry by Maciej Muskat | 12 November, 2013 1 comment

Does anyone remember a referendum on whether Poland should block EU efforts to stop climate change? How about whether Poland should hold the climate negotiations hostage by blocking the EU from being constructive and committing to...

Climate change: solutions within our grasp

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | 23 September, 2013 2 comments

What’s up with climate change? Has it stopped yet, as some newspapers suggested? Nope, sorry. It’s still galloping ahead. And next week we’ll hear exactly how fast, and what it will mean for our possible futures, as the world’s...

A future of extremes?

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 16 January, 2013 16 comments

The world's journalists have been jostling and vying with each other to describe and witness the stunning, but also deadly, extreme weather that has gripped the planet in recent months. The focus has often been the tumbling of...

Victory! Italy decides to quit coal by 2025

Blog entry by Giuseppe Onufrio | 31 October, 2017 2 comments

It began in December 2006. It was a foggy day at the Porto Tolle - a large power plant in the Northern Adriatic - which the Italian utility giant, Enel, was planning to convert into a new coal plant. 35 activists from Italy, UK, Poland...

Greenpeace ships block coal shipments heading to Rotterdam port

Press release | 16 November, 2008 at 16:49

Two Greenpeace ships, the Rainbow Warrior and the Beluga II, have blocked the Mississippi harbour in Rotterdam to prevent coal cargo ships coming in to unload. Today's action, part of a weekend long protest in the Netherlands against German...

New Greenpeace Study Reveals Dirty Energy Behind Internet’s Growth

Press release | 21 April, 2011 at 17:44

San Francisco, 21 April 2011 -- Greenpeace today released a study that highlights the rapidly growing environmental footprint of the online world and offers an evaluation of both good and bad energy choices made by leading Information Technology...

Greenpeace International ED Calls on Facebook CEO to quit coal

Press release | 1 September, 2010 at 14:54

Amsterdam, 1 September 2010 -- Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo today sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking him to commit his company to a plan to phase out the use of dirty coal-fired electricity. The letter...

World’s biggest coal company Shenhua to stop exploiting groundwater in China

Press release | 8 April, 2014 at 13:12

Beijing, 8 April 2014 – The Shenhua Group, the world's biggest coal producer by volume, is to stop extracting groundwater for their flagship coal-to-liquid project in Inner Mongolia’s Ordos - an area struggling with severe water shortages...

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