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Coca-Cola to champion our cooling technology

Feature story | 18 September, 2007 at 2:00

All drinks at the Olympics are on us, kind of. Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola today announced a commitment to use coolers and vending machines free of HFC gases in all official venues of the 2008 Olympic Games, demonstrating climate-friendly...

All eyes turn to APEC

Feature story | 2 September, 2007 at 2:00

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...

Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Feature story | 21 August, 2006 at 2:00

It took Rodolfo Galuna only 15 days to build the small wooden boat he named "Rona". But now the 52-year-old fisherman has no use for it. Black, stinking oil sludge covers the boat’s hull, has crept into Galuna's back yard and quietly destroyed...

600 strip naked on glacier in global warming protest

Feature story | 18 August, 2007 at 2:00

An emergency provokes extreme responses: human beings in danger will abandon social niceties, etiquette, and the norms of acceptable behaviour to raise an alarm any way they can when lives are in danger. Today, six hundred people shed their...

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Climatewash - It's the new greenwash

Feature story | 27 July, 2007 at 2:00

So it's official. Climate change is in. Global warming is hip. Pop stars are urging action. It seems not a day passes without another big business making a green pronouncement. The scale of the problem is clear but there are still very few big...

What folks are doing

Feature story | 6 July, 2007 at 2:00

Climate change is a big problem. There are lots of different solutions, and lots of people all working on them in their own ways. Today we're highlighting a few of the things people are doing to play their part.

Himalayan glacial melt

Feature story | 5 June, 2007 at 2:00

Glaciers in the Himalayas provide the water source for one-sixth of humanity. Now that water source is threatened by climate change. As the temperature rises, these reservoirs of ice disappear. Guanli Wang, a journalist with China S&T, reports...

10,000 lightbulbs

Feature story | 20 April, 2007 at 2:00

Energy wasting incandescent lightbulbs are so dangerously inefficient it's better for the climate (and your wallet) to smash even brand new ones rather than use them. So we got a road roller and crushed 10,000 energy wasting lightbulbs at the...

New climate impacts report from IPCC

Feature story | 6 April, 2007 at 2:00

The new report was agreed after almost a week of negotiations, at the end of a tense 24-hour marathon session which became increasingly political. The second of a series of four to be released throughout 2007, this report documents the...

Award winning pictures from Greenland

Feature story | 7 March, 2006 at 1:00

Nick Cobbing won second prize in "Picture of the Year" for his work during the Greenpeace expedition to Greenland in the summer of 2005, in the category "Science and Natural History".

Hurricane Wilma breaks records

Feature story | 21 October, 2005 at 2:00

After Katrina, Rita, and Stan, Hurricane Wilma has left another trail of devastation through the Caribbean, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Western Cuba and Florida.

Greenpeace shuts down Range Rover

Feature story | 16 May, 2005 at 2:00

Early this morning 35 volunteers from Greenpeace shut down the assembly line making gas-guzzling Range Rovers. The urban 4x4s made at the site are wrecking the climate.

Climate change in India

Feature story | 9 December, 2004 at 1:00

Right now, representatives of the world's governments are sitting in Argentina discussing climate change. But while they're talking, global warming is already distrupting people's lives. Here's a report from Greenpeace activist Matilda Bradshaw...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on IIIBhopal disaster - twenty years on (part III)

Feature story | 2 December, 2004 at 1:00

On different continents in two very different communities, Paul and Ruby are battling Dow Chemical's refusal to take responsibility for its legacy of pollution, shady dealings and disregard for human life. In Part 3 of our feature, we hear from...

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...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on (part I)

Feature story | 18 November, 2004 at 1:00

Almost 20 years have passed since the World's worst industrial disaster took place in Bhopal, India. To commemorate the anniversary and remind people about the environmental crimes committed by Dow we are running a series of features; part one...

China's push for a renewable energy future

Feature story | 7 April, 2004 at 2:00

Take a minute to consider the following. What if the world's most populous nation had the necessity-driven willpower to develop the massive uptake of renewable energy like wind and solar power to offset the catastrophic effects of climate change...

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...

Russia and Kyoto

Feature story | 30 September, 2003 at 2:00

In a world in which the sole superpower refuses to accept or address climate change as the single largest risk facing our planet's future, Russia needs to fill the environmental leadership gap. Yet President Putin missed an opportunity yesterday...

Karachi oil spill devastation

Feature story | 28 August, 2003 at 2:00

The biggest oil spill in the history of Pakistan is sickening people and destroying wildlife.

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