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Stone Age car lobby exposed

Feature story | 26 May, 2008 at 2:00

Fred and Wilma Flintstone kindly lent their 'vintage' car to some of our activists for the day. We wanted to drive it to the European Parliament and deliver a stone tablet bearing the logos of Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes alongside the message...

Back in court to protect the polar bear

Feature story | 21 May, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace and the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Biological Diversity have launched a new legal challenge against the US Department of the Interior following its listing of the polar bear as a threatened species. Sadly the...

CCS not going to save the climate

Feature story | 5 May, 2008 at 2:00

As the seventh annual Carbon Capture & Sequestration conference gets underway in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Greenpeace has launched 'False Hope' - a report critically examining the status and promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

A Match Made in Car Industry Heaven?

Feature story | 10 April, 2008 at 2:00

We bring news of one of the biggest weddings of the year, between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Actions target Euro coal

Feature story | 19 March, 2008 at 1:00

Europe stands on the verge of a great opportunity. Its fleet of power stations, built thirty years ago is reaching the end of its life. With climate change an undeniable threat, this is a once in a lifetime chance to turn our back on fossil fuels...

Argentina to 'Ban the Bulb'

Feature story | 14 March, 2008 at 1:00

As the energy revolution gathers pace in order to avoid catastrophic climate change, Argentina becomes the latest country to announce that it is banning energy wasting bulbs.

Polar bear paddle boat protest

Feature story | 1 February, 2008 at 1:00

What's a polar bear to do? Your ice is melting, politicians won't listen, and the government is dragging its feet about listing you as endangered... Off to Washington, to start your own floating vigil! Uh oh, here comes the fuzz.

Bush - Monumental failure on climate change

Feature story | 29 January, 2008 at 1:00

In his State of the Union address last night, Bush made it clear what we've been saying all along: He has no plan to fight global warming, and is set on leaving a legacy of neglect, obstruction and destruction when it comes to climate change. On...

Car industry's green claims a fairy tale

Feature story | 17 January, 2008 at 1:00

It seems you can't turn anywhere at a motor show these days without numerous manufacturers green claims competing for attention. But take a peek under the green hood and the industry has a huge, dirty, lobbying engine still stuck in reverse.

Bali climate talks back from the brink, but substance missing

Feature story | 15 December, 2007 at 1:00

The world turned here in Bali today as the conference booed and jeered US attempts to block a successful outcome.

Happy 10th Birthday! Let’s ensure Kyoto continues to grow healthy and strong!

Feature story | 12 December, 2007 at 1:00

Slightly embarrassed, Japan’s Environment Minister Ichiro Kamashito cut a giant 1.5 metre-high cake which the Solar Generation, Greenpeace’s youth group, arranged to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Kyoto Protocol, in Bali, on 11 December.

Day of action on climate change

Feature story | 8 December, 2007 at 1:00

As negotiators from 190 governments complete the first of two weeks of discussions on climate change, in Bali, people around the world will be took to the streets for a Global Day of Action, to raise their voices about the need for urgent action...

Ireland banning the bulb

Feature story | 6 December, 2007 at 18:41

The Irish Government, announced today what will be in effect the EU's first ban on energy-wasting incandescent lightbulbs. This simple but historic step comes as governments meet in Bali to discuss next steps on tackling the global climate...

Generation C

Feature story | 5 December, 2007 at 1:00

According to conventional wisdom (oh all right the tabloid press to be more precise) all teenagers ever think about are themselves. So it may come as a surprise that a global survey of almost 50,000 teens released today reveals that they have...

Australia to back Kyoto

Feature story | 26 November, 2007 at 1:00

It was an unprecedented election campaign in Australia. Every party was forced to take a position on climate change. In the end, Labor was victorious - boosted by a pledge to sign the Kyoto Protocol and generate 20 percent of Australia's energy...

Kerch oil spill

Feature story | 14 November, 2007 at 1:00

Our team on the ground reports that mitigation efforts were severely hampered due to more bad weather. Kilometres of coast are soaked in oil, and more has sunk to the seabed. An estimated 30,000 birds have died. The full extent of the disaster...

Smoking kills

Feature story | 11 October, 2007 at 2:00

Today, Greenpeace India activists scaled a 76 metre (250ft) smokestack spewing carbon dioxide at the Kolaghat coal fired power station, to paint the message "SMOKING KILLS". No, we're not talking about cigarettes - we're pointing the finger at...

Activists shut down coal plant

Feature story | 8 October, 2007 at 2:00

Just after 5am this morning, 50 Greenpeace UK volunteers went into Kingsnorth coal fired power station. One group immobilised the huge conveyor belts carrying coal into the plant then chained themselves to the machinery. A second group is...

Seven years to save the Amazon

Feature story | 4 October, 2007 at 2:00

Seven years? It's a tall order but we have a cunning plan. Together with eight other national campaigning organisations, our Brazilian team have launched an ambitious proposal with a goal of zero deforestation by 2015.

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...

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