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Threatened Pacific Island Nation makes legal history by challenging European carbon...

Press release | 23 May, 2011 at 16:45

New York, 23 May 2011 -- The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has made legal history by challenging the development of one of Europe’s largest coal-fired power stations, opening the door for climate-stricken nations to use international law...

Greenpeace ‘likes’ Facebook’s new datacentre, but wants a greener friendship

Press release | 27 October, 2011 at 16:04

Amsterdam, 27 October 2011 -- Greenpeace today welcomed news that Facebook’s new datacentre, to be built in Luleå, Sweden (1), could be fully powered by renewable energy, but called on the company to take its ambitions further by using green...

Clean our cloud - Act now

Action | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

Amazon and Microsoft use old-fashioned coal power – the stuff that causes climate change – for the electricity they need to store your e-mails, photos, music and videos. Take action now and tell these companies to make the Internet green.

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

Press release | 26 November, 2012 at 8:03

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.

Greenpeace protests at six coal plants across Poland

Press release | 9 November, 2013 at 21:00

Warsaw, 9 November 2013 – Before the UN climate conference in Warsaw begins, Greenpeace has projected, until early Sunday morning, messages on six coal power plants in Poland to urge the world’s governments to phase out fossil fuels which cause...

Philipines storm is writing on the wall for climate talk politicians - Greenpeace

Press release | 11 November, 2013 at 11:45

Warsaw, 11 November 2013 – Following the deadly storm which ripped through the Philippines as Governments and NGOs met in Warsaw for the UN Climate Summit, Head of Greenpeace Delegation, Martin Kaiser said:

Edison out: The struggle to stop coal fired power plants in Bo Nok and Ban Krut, Thailand

Publication | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

Imagine if an electricity company tried to build a dirty coal fired power plant on a rural beach near a national park in, say, southern California in 2002. Now, imagine if that coastal area was a breeding ground for whales anddolphins. Most...

Coal ship activists return to shore determined to #EndCoal

Blog entry by Jamie Ling | 26 April, 2013 1 comment

This week six Greenpeace activists did something incredibly brave for the future of our planet. In an act of civil disobedience they  boarded a fully-loaded coal ship  as it left the Great Barrier Reef – a daring but necessary...

Carbon dioxide reaches levels never seen by humans

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | 11 May, 2013 7 comments

The levels of the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. The last time levels were this high global average temperatures eventually reached 3 or 4C° higher than now,...

Where a coal addiction has put South Africa - the dirtiest air in the world

Blog entry by Melita Steele | 26 April, 2013 1 comment

Witbank, a town just outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, has some of the world’s most polluted air – that’s according to  new research reported yesterday . The massively high levels of pollution can be directly linked to the...

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