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Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Political inaction threatens Paradise

Feature story | 7 July, 2009 at 2:00

As leaders from the eight richest and most polluting countries in the world gather this week in Italy, our ship, the Esperanza, is witnessing the direct impacts of climate change on Pacific Islands. People of this beautiful and culturally rich...

Greenpeace races to reach disintegrating glacier

Feature story | 26 June, 2009 at 20:13

Our ship, The Arctic Sunrise is currently heading north along the west coast of Greenland in a race against time. It's destination is the disintegrating Petermann Glacier, but to reach the glacier our ship must pass through the Nares Strait,...

Kingsnorth Revisited

Feature story | 22 June, 2009 at 17:31

Greenpeace activists have boarded a bulk freighter carrying coal to the UK's controversial Kingsnorth power station in Kent. Just after midnight, Greenpeace volunteers intercepted the freighter using rigid inflatable speedboats. As the ship...

Greenpeace – Yes Men spoof newspaper declares climate deal

Feature story | 18 June, 2009 at 2:00

Readers of a free copy of the International Herald Tribune in Brussels today may have done a double take when they saw headlines like “Markets Soar on News of Copenhagen Climate Deal” and “Atmosphere Named World Heritage Site.” That’s because...

Climate challenge even greater after UN meeting in Bonn

Feature story | 15 June, 2009 at 2:00

As another round of Bonn climate talks limps to a close, and the UN Climate Summit to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December this year draws closer and closer, it’s a good opportunity to take a look at the progress that’s been made so far…

Polish Prime Minister takes step towards EU leadership at UN Climate Summit

Feature story | 4 June, 2009 at 2:00

You asked and Poland answered. More than 16,000 of you have taken action and demanded that world leaders personally attend the UN Climate Summit in December. Today, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk became the first Head of State to respond...

The campaign that launched 1000 geeks

Feature story | 27 May, 2009 at 2:00

If saving our climate was a game of poker and all the various stakeholders - our heads of state, the energy industry, environmentalists, etc - were players, there would be one player at the table who hasn't yet shown their cards. The hold-out in...

Democrats pass bogus climate bill

Feature story | 18 May, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace is calling for renewed leadership from President Obama and Congress following the release of the drastically weakened Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill today.

US climate bill weakens

Feature story | 14 May, 2009 at 20:17

A piece of legislation that started out as a real opportunity for the US to combat climate change has been co-opted by special interests and now threatens to do more harm than good. The Waxman- Markey bill is set to go before the House Energy and...

Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | 14 May, 2009 at 2:00

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

It's the ecology, stupid!

Feature story | 27 April, 2009 at 2:00

As senior diplomats and politicians from 17 countries headed towards the US State Department building in Washington DC this morning, they couldn’t have missed a couple of Greenpeace climbers dangling below a huge banner bearing a picture of our...

This Earth Day, become a climate activist

Feature story | 21 April, 2009 at 16:58

Here at Greenpeace, we're pushers of a controlled substance. It's called hope. And our new "Inspiring Action" video is dizzy with it.

Climate negotiators back out again in Bonn

Feature story | 9 April, 2009 at 2:00

Another round of climate talks is over, this time in Bonn, Germany. Once again negotiators are leaving without a plan or having left any money on the table to tackle climate change.

Antarctic ice-bridge snaps just as Obama offers a chance for climate action

Feature story | 5 April, 2009 at 2:00

Patience for world leaders talking about tackling climate change is wearing thin. Just as US President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of thousands in Prague on Sunday, Greenpeace activists unveiled a banner urging him to "lead the change on...

US Climate Bill - a start, but not yet enough

Feature story | 1 April, 2009 at 19:42

There’s still a long way to go, but the draft energy and climate bill unveiled yesterday in the US Congress gives some idea of what American climate policy may look like in the coming years. The bill provides for strong long-term targets,...

Climate and people first

Feature story | 1 April, 2009 at 2:00

We've got a message for the leaders of the richest nations in the world who are gathering in London for the G20 meeting to discuss the global economic crisis.

Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | 30 March, 2009 at 2:00

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

Climate meeting in Bonn: leaders wanted

Feature story | 29 March, 2009 at 1:00

When the future of the world is at stake, the last thing you need is a politician. You need a real leader. And that's our challenge to governments attending the first round of international climate talks in Bonn.

Countdown to Climate Summit arrives in Beijing

Feature story | 24 March, 2009 at 1:00

With only nine months left until the UN climate summit in Copenhagen, Greenpeace China has brought the countdown clock to Beijing. Activists turned one of Beijing's ancient city gates into a gigantic countdown clock marking the time left till the...

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