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Sparks fly in Bali - but will it be enough to ignite the global community against...

Feature story | 14 December, 2007 at 10:53

Into the final day of the UN climate talks… Will Bali deliver a roadmap for a secure future, or will it be a fudge or even a failure?

Day three of coal plant protest

Feature story | 3 October, 2007 at 2:00

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...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | 26 July, 2007 at 17:56

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

G8 to act on climate change, later... maybe

Feature story | 7 June, 2007 at 2:00

In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's binding reductions of...

Noah's Ark

Feature story | 31 May, 2007 at 2:00

Judeo, Christian and Muslim religions all include the story of a great flood and Noah's Ark. It's said that as the flood subsided Noah released a dove, and the dove returned with an olive branch to show land had been found. To this day the Ark...

IPCC report lays out options

Feature story | 4 May, 2007 at 19:27

Renewable energy and energy efficiency are vital. The next two decades are crucial. Changing our energy use is less costly than changing our climate. These are findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report "Mitigating...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature story | 7 September, 2006 at 2:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police,and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut,...

Nightmare in Bhopal

Feature story | 3 December, 2004 at 1:00

This December 3rd marks the 20th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster. Twenty years later, the legacy of tragedy continues. This is a story of the struggle of ordinary people asserting their basic human rights in the face of the...

Polar bears dream of a white Christmas

Feature story | 28 November, 2004 at 1:00

An Arctic without ice. Polar bears extinct in the wild. Mass starvation of reindeer. And as a result of their snowy world melting, the possibility of a global sea-level rise of devastating proportions. It's the worst disaster film you've ever...

Nuclear Meltdown

Feature story | 9 September, 2002 at 2:00

The lid has finally been blown off the nuclear industry’s chamber of secrets. Coverups, bankruptcies and insolvencies, safety lapses and failures in plant security have been on the roll call in the last week alone. And all this as the most...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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).

Energy Revolution 2010

Publication | 7 June, 2010 at 11:24

A global energy scenario paints a picture of our common future – the picture depicts how the future could unfold. Energy scenarios send important messages on alternative futures to decision makers in political, financial, industrial sectors as...

Greenpeace activists occupy Arctic oil rig

Feature story | 31 August, 2010 at 14:56

Our activists are suspended 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters of Baffin Bay. They have taken up position on the drilling rig Stena Don to call for a ban on deep sea oil drilling in the Arctic, and demand that ‘wild cat’ oil company Cairn...

How dirty is your data?

Publication | 21 April, 2011 at 0:11

"How Dirty Is Your Data?" is the first ever report on the energy choices made by IT companies including Akamai, Amazon.com (Amazon Web Services), Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo, and highlights the need for...

Arctic melting: the science behind the ice

Feature story | 20 September, 2012 at 13:34

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) ended the wait on Wednesday, announcing what many already had expected: that the Arctic sea ice extent had not only hit a record low, it had dramatically receded to levels not previously anticipated.

Two tales of one village

Blog entry by Jan Beránek | 14 October, 2015 1 comment

A year ago this week, bulldozers from the coal company Kolin, under the cover of the night, invaded an olive grove in a small Turkish village and destroyed 6,000 trees to make space for a new coal fired power plant. That day in...

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