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IEA’s energy outlook on renewables “absurdly pessimistic” - Greenpeace

Press release | 14 November, 2017 at 1:33

Hong Kong, 14 November 2017 - The International Energy Agency (IEA) today released its annual World Energy Outlook 2017 - a set of scenarios for global energy consumption and production which has a long history of dramatically underestimating...

Clicking Clean 2015

Publication | 12 May, 2015 at 20:00

While there may be significant energy efficiency gains from moving our lives online, the explosive growth of our digital lives is outstripping those gains. Publishing conglomerates now consume more energy from their data centers than their...

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Topic | 11 February, 2011 at 17:57

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Save the Arctic

Topic | 1 May, 2012 at 13:43

Sign up to save the Arctic The pristine and beautiful Arctic: Shell wants to exploit it for oil. We want it protected. Drilling in this fragile ecosystem – home to the polar bear, narwhal, Arctic fox and other iconic species – is...

Make Arctic drilling ‘off limits’

Action | 19 May, 2011 at 13:06

With the Kulluk fiasco Shell proves yet again they can’t be trusted in the Arctic. Tell President Obama to call a timeout on Arctic drilling.

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Cool IT Leaderboard

Topic | 24 April, 2013 at 13:00

Information Technology (IT) companies have a central role to play in enabling a modern, renewable-powered energy infrastructure. As originally outlined by the IT sector in broad terms in the SMART 2020 report, published in 2008, the IT sector has...

I ♥ ARCTIC - I LOVE ARCTIC

Topic | 24 February, 2013 at 14:22

Join Greenpeace in cities around the world on 20 April 2013 to create iconic images to send to world leaders saying: I ♥ ARCTIC.

Clicking Clean

Publication | 10 January, 2017 at 9:00

The internet will likely be the largest single thing we build as a species. Tasked with creating and then catering to the world’s insatiable appetite for messages, photos, and streaming video, along with critical systems supporting our financial,...

'Impossible to estimate magnitude' of Sanchi oil spill - Greenpeace

Press release | 24 January, 2018 at 5:10

Hong Kong, 24 January 2017 - The Chinese State Oceanic Administration announced that oil from the sunken tanker Sanchi may now cover an area of 332km2, much larger than previously reported.

Rio+20 Earth Summit 2012

Topic | 23 November, 2011 at 13:00

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the...

Global Solar Thermal Electricity

Publication | 4 February, 2016 at 18:30

This is the 4th joint report of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA) Greenpeace International and SolarPACES since 2003.

The Great Water Grab

Publication | 22 March, 2016 at 2:15

Water is essential for all life on earth and plays a central role in human development: from sanitation and health, to food and energy production, to industrial activities and economic development.

ER pledge

Action | 14 July, 2010 at 19:48

Take the Energy [R]evolution pledge. Help accelerate an end to oil spills and the era of dirty, deadly fuels. Let's start creating a future powered by the wind, the sun, and the Earth now.

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IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report

Background | 20 October, 2014 at 18:30

Approximately every six years, the world’s leading climate scientists present world governments with a comprehensive report on climate change. The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC)...

High radiation risks in Fukushima village as government prepares to lift evacuation...

Press release | 21 February, 2017 at 6:35

Tokyo, 21 February 2017 - The Japanese government will soon lift evacuation orders for 6,000 citizens of iitate village in Fukushima prefecture where radiation levels in nearby forests are comparable to the current levels within the Chernobyl...

Activists stop construction at Southeast Asia’s biggest planned coal plant

Press release | 30 March, 2017 at 14:38

Jakarta, 30 March 2017 - Activists today brought construction to a standstill for 13 hours at what will be the largest coal power plant in Southeast Asia. The activists are demanding the Indonesian government cancel the Batang coal power plant...

Greenpeace activists confront Norwegian government’s Arctic oil drilling site

Press release | 17 August, 2017 at 15:27

Korpfjell, Barents Sea, Norway 17 August 2017 – Peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are...

100 clean air activists flash mob world’s largest auto show

Press release | 14 September, 2017 at 15:14

Frankfurt, 14 September 2017 – Following German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s opening tour of the IAA international auto show today, 100 Greenpeace Germany activists staged a performance to demand protection from the health impacts of diesel...

Greenpeace projects Planet Earth First message to Trump on St Peter’s Basilica

Press release | 24 May, 2017 at 4:36

Rome, 24 May 2017 – Greenpeace Italy and Greenpeace Germany activists have today sent a message to US President Trump ahead of his meeting with Pope Francis, projecting the message of ‘Planet Earth First’ onto the dome of St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

Swiss authorities refuse to act, so these senior women are taking their climate case...

Press release | 26 May, 2017 at 13:10

St. Gallen, Switzerland, 26 May 2017 – Members of the association, Senior Women For Climate Protection (Klimaseniorinnen), today personally delivered their legal complaint against Swiss authorities to the Federal Administrative Court. This is the...

G7 Summit outcome shows Trump isolated on climate change - Greenpeace

Press release | 27 May, 2017 at 18:51

Taormina, Sicily, 27 May 2017 - In response to the outcome of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily - where all members except the US reaffirmed their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Climate Agreement - Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace...

Student battles New Zealand government in climate lawsuit

Press release | 26 June, 2017 at 6:04

Auckland, 26 June 2017 - A law student from New Zealand is battling the country’s government in court this morning over a “failure” to properly address climate change.

Greenpeace study: cheapest electricity in G20 countries by 2030 will be renewable

Press release | 5 July, 2017 at 11:37

Hamburg, 5 July 2017 – Wind energy and solar power will be the cheapest form of power generation in every G20 country by the year 2030 at the latest, a new Greenpeace Germany report has found.

G19 holds the line on climate, but much greater ambition needed - Greenpeace

Press release | 8 July, 2017 at 16:24

Hamburg, 8 July 2017 - In response to the outcome of the G20 Summit in Hamburg - in which the G19 state that the Paris Climate Agreement is “irreversible” and recommit to its swift implementation - Greenpeace International Executive Director...

‘World can’t wait for Trump to grow up’ – Greenpeace calls for G20 climate action

Press release | 7 July, 2017 at 15:06

Hamburg, 7 July 2017 – Towing a sculpture of a crying Donald Trump, Greenpeace Germany activists have protested in Hamburg at the start of the G20 Summit, demanding a swift and strong implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Carbon in exile: the melting of Siberia

Feature story | 27 November, 2009 at 1:00

If you live in a developed country, you’re pretty well insulated from climate change. Shifts in weather patterns, heavier rainfall, gradually rising sea levels and temperature increases – at the moment western society absorbs these changes...

Energy Revolution 2015

Publication | 21 September, 2015 at 3:00

This is the year when the fight against climate change could take a dramatic turn. The conference in Paris in December presents political and business leaders with the opportunity to take the critical decisions needed if we are to keep average...

Amazon still lags behind Apple, Google in Greenpeace renewable energy report

Press release | 10 January, 2017 at 1:00

Hong Kong, 10 January 2017 - Apple, Google, Facebook, and newcomer Switch are taking some of the greatest strides towards 100% renewable energy, while companies such as Netflix, Amazon Web Services, and Samsung are lagging. The findings in...

Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year

Press release | 13 January, 2017 at 2:00

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at...

China forecasts fourth year of stable or declining CO2 emissions as world awaits...

Press release | 28 February, 2017 at 4:29

Beijing, 28 February 2017 – China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately 1%, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s analysis of China’s National Energy Administration forecasts for 2017. [1] This would be the fourth...

A movement spanning six continents demands a world free from fossil fuels

Press release | 13 March, 2017 at 8:35

Amsterdam, 13 March 2017 - Break Free from fossil fuels protests in Croatia and Israel have kickstarted the latest wave of protests by a global movement determined to accelerate the shift to an era of renewable energy, with further activities...

Greenpeace International statement on Executive Order: Trump can’t stop clean energy...

Press release | 28 March, 2017 at 23:15

Amsterdam, 28 March 2017 - Responding to President Trump’s latest Executive Order, which attempts to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, amongst other climate actions, Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace International Executive Director, said:

We surge ahead: Tens of thousands take peaceful action against fossil fuels

Press release | 3 April, 2017 at 13:06

Amsterdam, 3 April 2017 - With more than 170 peaceful protests, marches and festivals in over 60 countries around the world, the growing movement to Break Free from fossil fuels shows it is tireless, unified and unstoppable.

Global movement unites against Norwegian oil in the Arctic

Press release | 1 August, 2017 at 13:56

Lofoten, Norway, 1 August 2017 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has anchored at the island of Lofoten in Northern Norway to join with climate activists at a youth camp of around 400 young people who oppose the Norwegian government’s oil...

Groundbreaking climate change case brought against Australia’s biggest bank

Press release | 8 August, 2017 at 7:39

Sydney, 8 August 2017: A groundbreaking case filed today against the Commonwealth Bank by shareholders argues the bank has failed to disclose the financial and reputational risk posed by climate change.

Peaceful protest against Arctic drilling unlawfully ended by Norwegian authorities

Press release | 17 August, 2017 at 23:42

Korpfjell, Barents Sea, Norway 17 August 2017 – Norwegian authorities have arrested the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, following a peaceful protest in the Barents Sea. The authorities unlawfully ended the activists’ peaceful protest against...

Protests against car manufacturers as new report calls for end to combustion engines

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 14:14

Frankfurt, 12 September 2017 – On the opening day of the world’s largest International Motor Show (IAA), 10 Greenpeace Germany activists peacefully protested against auto industry practices that harm both the climate and people’s health with a...

Berlin and Beijing united on climate in the age of Trump

Press release | 22 May, 2017 at 12:15

Berlin, 22 May 2017 - German Environmental Minister Barbara Hendricks and Chinese Special Climate Envoy Xie Zhenhua jointly held a press conference at the opening of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, where the two ministers stressed the importance...

Greenpeace calls on G7 to lead climate action, activists protest at summit

Press release | 26 May, 2017 at 12:16

Taormina, Sicily, 26 May 2017 - Calling on G7 leaders to push ahead with decisive and urgent climate action, Greenpeace Italy, Greenpeace Switzerland, Greenpeace Austria and Greenpeace Germany activists protested from the water around the G7...

Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership - Greenpeace

Press release | 1 June, 2017 at 22:16

Amsterdam, 1 June 2017 – Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy...

South Korean President vows to phase out nuclear and coal - Greenpeace

Press release | 19 June, 2017 at 12:42

Busan, 19 June 2017 - South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, today announced a major shift towards renewables by phasing out nuclear and coal. In the ambitious speech, Moon promised to scrap existing plans for new nuclear plants and will not extend...

Greenpeace activists protest against coal shipment, demand G20 leaders #EndCoal

Press release | 2 July, 2017 at 13:43

Hamburg, 2 July 2017 – Greenpeace activists have protested against the arrival of a coal ship in Hamburg today, demanding that G20 leaders meeting in the German port city next week swiftly end the use of coal and ramp up global climate action.

Greenpeace activists scale Hamburg bridge to demand G20 leaders end the age of coal

Press release | 8 July, 2017 at 10:46

Hamburg, 8 July 2017 – Greenpeace Germany activists have suspended a banner with the message ‘G20: End Coal’ from the iconic 50-metre high Köhlbrand bridge in Hamburg, demanding G20 leaders act to swiftly phase out coal.

Greenpeace urges G19 to go above and beyond Paris climate deal

Press release | 7 July, 2017 at 11:29

Hamburg, 7 July 2017 – As G20 leaders arrive in Hamburg for a two-day summit where climate change will be high on the agenda, Greenpeace International Executive Director Jennifer Morgan made the following statement:

Voila! Stop tar sands en Français

Feature story | 9 October, 2009 at 2:00

Our tar sands campaign just spread from Canada to France when 30 Greenpeace activists entered Total’s refinery site, in Normandy, to highlight the involvement of the French oil company with the climate-changing tar sands in Alberta. Activists...

700 strip naked for climate message

Feature story | 5 October, 2009 at 2:00

700 volunteers posed nude in a French vineyard to send a message about climate change. This human art installation in the South of Burgundy was created by artist Spencer Tunick - to warn about the dangers of global warming.

Beam me up Sunny!

Feature story | 25 May, 2009 at 2:00

Solar power is for wimps. You'd be forgiven if that was the impression you had, given that it's been the (usually) implicit message coming from the oil and coal industries for decades now. Obviously, they don't want you to know about the real...

Sea level rise

Background | 4 July, 2012 at 13:30

Sea level rise due to global warming is a serious threat, on collision course with large and growing coastal populations. For some people living in low-lying coastal areas and on small islands, damage from sea level rise is already a daily...

This Far, No Further

Publication | 2 March, 2016 at 7:00

Investigations by Greenpeace have shown industrial fishing fleets using destructive bottom trawling are invading previously pristine areas of the Barents Sea in the Norwegian Arctic.

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