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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...

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...

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.

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: 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...

Obama and Lula need to bail out the Amazon

Feature story | 14 March, 2009 at 1:00

Today President Obama will be meeting President Lula of Brazil for the first time and saving the economy will be at the top of their agenda. But they need to add a new item: Saving the Earth. Twenty percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions come...

VICTORY! Polish coal mine construction halted

Feature story | 12 March, 2009 at 1:00

We are delighted that the construction of an open-pit coal mine in Poland, where we set up a Climate Rescue Station in December 2008, has been suspended. This is a significant win in our battle against the mine, which would have lead to around 50...

CeBIT launch of climate leadership challenge

Feature story | 3 March, 2009 at 1:00

Schwarzenegger says they're "whining", Gartner says they're "sleepwalking". IT industry chiefs can help usher in a new low-carbon era, if only they would lead by example and lobby governments for a strong climate agreement in Copenhagen. That's...

India light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | 25 February, 2009 at 1:00

How many light bulbs can 1 billion people change? About 400 million wasteful incandescent bulbs, in India’s case. Today, India has put in place a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, making way for a cleaner energy future. The...

Sands of time push for leadership on climate crisis

Feature story | 19 February, 2009 at 1:00

In advance of Hillary Clinton's arrival in Beijing, we have delivered an open letter, together with a giant hourglass, calling for immediate cooperation and leadership between the US and China to stop global warming.The hourglass, inscribed with...

Save the Planet: now… or NOW

Feature story | 16 January, 2009 at 11:36

The Arctic Sunrise has embarked on a tour of Brazil to warn against the impacts of climate change and highlight the important role Brazil can play in fighting it.

Global day of action - 2008

Feature story | 8 December, 2008 at 1:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

UN climate negotiations begin in Poznan

Feature story | 1 December, 2008 at 1:00

It has been a year since governments in Bali pledged to nail down an agreement to save the climate by December 2009. That means they have one year left to agree on how to stop the climate crisis. This year’s UN meeting on Climate Change has just...

Polish mine workers attack peaceful Greenpeace protest

Feature story | 24 November, 2008 at 1:00

Peaceful protesters from the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station were attacked by mine workers when they entered the vast Jóźwin IIB open pit mine. As the activists prepared to paint a huge "Stop" sign next to a giant excavator they were assaulted...

Konin coalition stands up against coal

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 1:00

Our team at the Climate Rescue Station in Poland joined 400 local people who live close to an open coal mine for a mass demonstration. Seven mayors from nearby villages and towns, which are facing destruction because of the mine's expansion, also...

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