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Australia plays international brat at climate talks

Press release | 7 November, 2001 at 1:00

Umbrella group blocking agreement in Marrakech

Press release | 9 November, 2001 at 1:00

ExxonMobil (Esso) gets what it paid for with new US climate policy

Press release | 14 February, 2002 at 1:00

An historic moment for the climate

Press release | 4 March, 2002 at 1:00

IT climate solutions

Background | 28 April, 2010 at 18:35

The IT sector has had a major impact on the way society communicates and produces goods and services. In the same way that the Internet revolutionized how people exchange information, the IT sector can help transform the energy sector to...

Campaign overview

Background | 10 May, 2010 at 13:07

The social, ecological and economic impact of climate change is inarguable, and while governments around the world should be working tirelessly to set the framework for global clean energy use, they remain mired in dialogue, rather than taking...

Peaceful Greenpeace climate protesters released after 20 days of imprisonment without...

Press release | 6 January, 2010 at 1:00

Danish police today released from custody four Greenpeace climate protesters who have endured 20 days of pre-trial detention in Copenhagen prison following a harmless peaceful protest staged on the evening of 17 December. Their release comes a...

MEF outcome

Press release | 28 April, 2009 at 2:00

The first meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF) wrapped up today in Washington, DC, with Greenpeace labeling it as a waste of time.

Greenpeace demands urgent action to prevent further surges in Amazon deforestation

Press release | 6 March, 2008 at 1:00

At a press briefing, Greenpeace today provided an analysis of why the Lula Government's 2004 forest protection 'Action Plan' failed to stop the record-breaking level of deforestation in the Amazon reported for the last half of 2007(1). If further...

Giant Eyes float over 'Climate Conference' as Greenpeace tell Governments they are...

Press release | 27 August, 2007 at 2:00

At the start of key UN climate talks on the next phase of the Kyoto Protocol (1) Greenpeace warned governments the world is watching, and expects serious progress on climate protection. Delegates were greeted by Greenpeace volunteers bearing...

Asian Development Bank bankrolling climate change

Press release | 8 November, 2005 at 1:00

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is responsible for financing climate change in Asia and its policies are contributing to the displacement of communities and the destruction of ecosystems in the region, Greenpeace said today, as activists dressed...

Greenpeace closes world's largest coal port

Press release | 27 July, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, closed down the world's largest coal export port in Newcastle today and called on Australia to quit coal and tackle climate change by moving to a clean energy economy.

The True Cost of Coal

Press release | 28 April, 2005 at 2:00

Shareholders in the billion dollar China Light and Power (CLP) company were today confronted with the real cost of burning fossil fuels. Greenpeace activists and people from communities suffering the devastating impacts from coal fired power...

Pictures of climate change from the disappearing glaciers of Patagonia

Press release | 10 February, 2004 at 1:00

New visual evidence of the impacts of climate change was released Greenpeace in Patagonia today. Dramatic new photos of Patagonian glaciers taken by the research team on board the Greenpeace vessel /Arctic Sunrise/ show the extent to which...

Facebook

Background | 28 April, 2010 at 22:00

Have you heard about Facebook's coal problem? More than 600,000 people have joined our campaign calling Mark Zuckerberg and his company to go green. Please sign up here to join the campaign, and receive Greenpeace email updates.

Energy [R]evolution release

Press release | 7 June, 2010 at 14:06

Berlin, 7 June 2010 – The renewable power industry could support 8.5 million jobs by 2030 (1), if governments seize the opportunity to invest in a greener future, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy...

Mind the Gap between today's pledges and tomorrow's climate change

Press release | 1 June, 2010 at 17:21

Bonn, 1 June 2010 — If Governments don’t agree to much bigger cuts in greenhouse gas emissions before 2020, preventing climate chaos without causing economic collapse would be almost impossible, Greenpeace said today.

Leaked G20 declaration sees G20 abandon plans to stop handouts to Big oil and Coal

Press release | 23 June, 2010 at 17:25

International/Toronto-23 June 2010--As BP’s oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, G20 heads of state, due to meet in Toronto this weekend, are planning to dilute last year’s commitment to phase out subsidies to Big Oil and Big Coal,...

Greenpeace Swimmers Continue to Stop Oil Drilling Ship in Atlantic

Press release | 27 September, 2010 at 15:44

For over 24 hours Greenpeace swimmers and campaigners in Kayaks have impeded the progress of the giant oil drilling ship the Stena Carron which is destined to begin a dangerous deep water drilling programme in the North Atlantic.

Complaint to the Greenland Ombudsman

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 12:25

Greenpeace complaint regarding the Bureau of Mineral Petroleum’s refusal of access to a number of documents related to oil exploration in West Greenland, and some procedural errors by the BMP in the treatment of access requests.

Protect the Arctic

Action | 5 September, 2011 at 15:24

Protect the Arctic.

Greenpeace response to Apple

Background | 24 April, 2012 at 17:40

Greenpeace is calling on Apple to:

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft choose dirty energy to power growing cloud

Press release | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

San Francisco, USA, April 17, 2012 - The current explosion in cloud computing offered by major IT companies is driving significant new demand for dirty energy like coal and nuclear power, according to a new report from Greenpeace International.

Greenpeace Nordic intercepts Shell icebreaker to thwart Arctic drilling

Press release | 3 May, 2012 at 12:02

Öland, Sweden, 3 May 2012 – Greenpeace Nordic activists today intercepted at open sea and boarded a Shell-contracted icebreaker, the Nordica, to continue its protest against the oil major’s destructive plans to start drilling in the pristine...

Activists Block Duke Coal Shipment, link Mountaintop Removal to iCloud

Press release | 4 May, 2012 at 1:22

CHARLOTTE, NC, USA, May 3, 2012 - This morning, seven activists from Greenpeace, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival), Katuah Earth First! and Mountain Keepers were taken into custody for...

Judge rejects bulk of Shell's proposed restraining order against Greenpeace

Press release | 2 March, 2012 at 14:45

Amsterdam, 2 March 2012 - A federal judge in Alaska has rejected the bulk of a lawsuit brought by Shell Oil Company against Greenpeace USA which would have been one of the broadest and most restrictive in US legal history, according to the...

Activists, actor Lucy Lawless arrested following Shell Arctic drillship occupation

Press release | 27 February, 2012 at 12:56

Auckland, 27 February 2012 - The occupation of an Arctic-bound Shell drillship by six Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless ended this morning after police climbed the ship's drilling tower and arrested the group. (1) The protest was...

Lucy Lawless blocks Shell Arctic driller

Press release | 24 February, 2012 at 14:32

Auckland, 24 February 2012 — New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless — star of hit US TV show Spartacus and Xena: Warrior Princess — joined Greenpeace activists in stopping a Shell-contracted oil drillship from departing New Zealand for the Arctic, where...

How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Campaign analysis

Background | 18 November, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace interest in IT began in 2005 when we started to address the growing concern of e-waste -- all those piles of obsolete computers, cell phones, batteries etc. that were starting to pile up.

Apple Clean Energy Road Map

Publication | 12 July, 2012 at 18:00

The following analysis updates our evaluation of Apple to account for its recent clean energy announcements, and outlines the additional steps Apple should take to fulfill its laudable ambition to set a new bar with a “coal-free” and 100%...

Greenwash+20

Publication | 12 June, 2012 at 15:45

Today, greenwash is alive and well, as you will no doubt see at the Rio+20 conference. The Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) coalition, for example, will be there again, and we invite you to compare their rhetoric to what was...

Energy Revolution 2012

Publication | 1 June, 2012 at 12:27

Energy [R]evolution 2012 provides a consistent fundamental pathway for how to protect our climate: getting the world from where we are now to where we need to be by phasing out fossil fuels and cutting CO2 emissions while ensuring energy security.

Point of No Return

Publication | 22 January, 2013 at 15:00

The world is quickly reaching a Point of No Return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. With total disregard for this unfolding global disaster, the fossil fuel industry is planning 14 massive coal, oil and gas projects that would...

Indigenous Peoples put Arctic Council on alert on eve of foreign ministers meeting

Press release | 13 May, 2013 at 22:23

13 May 2013 (Kiruna, Sweden) — Fifteen more Indigenous groups have signed onto a joint statement rejecting oil development in the Arctic. The coalition now includes major Indigenous organisations from every Arctic state, including two...

Silent Killers

Publication | 12 June, 2013 at 1:00

32,000 life years would be robbed every year if the coal-fired power plants currently under construction or in planning go into operation. This loss of life is entirely unnecessary, as renewable energy and the latest cutting-edge energy-efficient...

LEGO putting cash before kids, says Greenpeace as it kicks off global campaign

Press release | 1 July, 2014 at 16:30

London, 1 July 2014 - Greenpeace today launched a major new global campaign targeting the world’s biggest toy company [1], LEGO. They’ll be mobilising more than 5 million online Arctic supporters and thousands of activists to take creative action...

Greenpeace's LEGO viral blocked by YouTube

Press release | 11 July, 2014 at 15:45

London, 11 July 2014 - Greenpeace's viral video 'LEGO: everything is NOT awesome' has been suspended by YouTube, following a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. The environmental organisation quickly transferred the film to Vimeo and strongly...

­­­­Greenpeace supports solar power energy independence for village in India

Press release | 20 July, 2014 at 11:00

Dharnai/Jehanabad, 20 July 2014 - Today, at a ceremony attended by thousands in a small village in Bihar, India, Greenpeace India and partners BASIX and CEED launched a solar-powered micro-grid that could be a game-changing model for bringing...

LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell, after one million people respond to Save the...

Press release | 9 October, 2014 at 13:00

London, 9 October 2014 - Following a Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to 'not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell'. This decision comes a month after Shell submitted plans to the US administration...

Villagers met with violence while protecting olive trees

Press release | 21 October, 2014 at 20:55

Soma, Turkey, 21 October 2014 – 11 local villagers and Greenpeace Mediterranean activists were today handcuffed, beaten and hospitalized while peacefully protecting a Yirca village olive grove from being unlawfully razed for a proposed Kolin...

Greenpeace activists take pro-solar message to the Temple of the Sun in Machu Picchu...

Press release | 30 November, 2014 at 21:37

Machu Picchu, Peru, 30 November 2014 – Seven Greenpeace activists today projected the message "Act for the climate! Go solar!" onto the hill of Wayna Picchu to mark the beginning of the end of coal- and oil-driven economies. As the UN climate...

Coal mining causing widespread contamination of Indonesian province's freshwater

Press release | 3 December, 2014 at 15:30

Jakarta, 3 December 2014 - Almost half of all water bodies in the Indonesian province of South Kalimantan are at risk of being contaminated by coal mining waste says a report released today by Greenpeace.

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

Press release | 6 December, 2014 at 16:12

Manila, Philippines, 6 December 2014 – Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar in the Philippines at around 9:15pm local time on Saturday, the official Philippine meteorological bureau PAGASA said.

Greenpeace presents message beside the historic Nazca lines calling for a renewable...

Press release | 8 December, 2014 at 17:39

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Fossil fuels fade as we focus on the world’s capitals

Press release | 14 December, 2014 at 10:18

Lima, Peru, 14 December 2014 - As the hammer drops today to close the UN climate conference, the science remains clear on the need to permanently transition away from coal, oil and gas. Yet, at COP20, governments again failed to embrace the clean...

Apple, Facebook, Google progress toward a green internet, but coal-heavy utilities...

Press release | 12 May, 2015 at 17:00

San Francisco, 12 May, 2015 - Major internet companies including Apple, Facebook and Google continue to lead efforts to build an internet that is renewably powered, but an uncooperative fossil fuel sector and rapid energy demand growth for the...

Six Greenpeace climbers scale Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rig

Press release | 6 April, 2015 at 21:43

Pacific Ocean, 6 April 2015 - Six Greenpeace climbers have intercepted an Arctic-bound Shell oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 750 miles north-west of Hawaii and have scaled the 38,000 tonne platform.

Renewable Energy to help overcome Mediterranean economic challenges

Press release | 10 November, 2015 at 11:58

Amsterdam, 10 November 2015 - Renewable energy boosts efficiency, creates jobs and makes good economic sense for countries around the Mediterranean, according to new reports. The governments of Croatia, Greece, Italy and Spain could accelerate...

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