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Greenpeace activists protest on coal ship calling on Merkel to end coal use

Press release | 15 November, 2017 at 16:00

Bonn, November 15, 2017 – Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.

‘No future in fossil fuels’ - Greenpeace, Pacific activists call for climate action...

Press release | 10 November, 2017 at 7:11

Bonn, Germany, November 10, 2017 - Activists from Greenpeace in Germany and Pacific Island Represent have sent a message to leaders meeting at the UN climate talks in Bonn, projecting an image of faces onto a coal power plant and calling for an...

Protests against car manufacturers as new report calls for end to combustion engines

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 14:14

Frankfurt, 12 September 2017 – On the opening day of the world’s largest International Motor Show (IAA), 10 Greenpeace Germany activists peacefully protested against auto industry practices that harm both the climate and people’s health with a...

Protesting at Siemens in defense of the Amazon’s Tapajós River

Blog entry by Jannes Stoppel | 22 June, 2016 1 comment

Greenpeace activists are asking the company not to get involved in the construction of an enormous hydroelectric dam in the heart of the Amazon. Last week, Greenpeace activists gathered at Siemens headquarters in Germany and...

Germany’s Energy Revolution goes from strength to strength as the Grafenrheinfeld...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 25 June, 2015 8 comments

One less nuclear reactor threat to the people of Europe with the early closure of the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear reactor. Germany's 33 year-old Grafenrheinfeld nuclear reactor will be shut down permanently on June 27th as the...

Lidl commits to Detox!

Blog entry by Manfred Santen | 11 December, 2014 1 comment

Yesterday we received some more fantastic news for the Detox movement. Lidl, the world’s second largest discount supermarket, made a commitment to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its textile production by 1 January, 2020! ...

The power of the energy transition is spreading fast

Blog entry by Matjaž Dovečar | 5 December, 2014

Greenpeace brought mayors from all over Europe to Bavaria to show them the best practices of German energy transition. First impressions: the 'Energiewende' is contagious! We travelled with eight  mayors from Hungary, Turkey,...

17 nuclear headaches

Blog entry by Raquel Montón | 28 November, 2014 2 comments

"It was my duty to do this and I did it." These are the words of one of our Greenpeace activists when he was prosecuted last September for the peaceful protest at the nuclear power plant of Fessenheim in France. These thoughts are...

A new Detox trend

Blog entry by Dr. Kirsten Brodde | 29 October, 2014

In what could be one of our fastest comittments yet, just 48 hours after we revealed the toxic-truth behind their products, German retailer Tchibo has joined the ranks of companies committed to Detox. Tchibo has promised to make...

Dear fossil fuel industry - it's over

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler and Kaisa Kosonen | 13 April, 2014 6 comments

It's been a long week here in Berlin, with experts and government officials finalising urgently awaited conclusions from the United Nations climate change panel about the solutions to climate change . Now they’re done and the message...

Detox Protest in Hamburg

Image | 27 January, 2014 at 12:58

Greenpeace volunteers protest in front of an Adidas chain store in Hamburg. They are protesting against the usage of toxic chemicals in textile production. . Greenpeace demands that the sports brand implement their commitment to eliminate all use...

Polar Bears take action against Gazprom’s Arctic plans

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 5 September, 2012

Early this morning, a team of intrepid polar bears from Greenpeace visited Gazprom’s flashy headquarters in Moscow. At the same time, activists from Greenpeace in Germany set up a leaking oil derrick outside the Gazprom offices in ...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Lars Konnertz, Germany

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:23

I'm Lars from Germany and I'm here to protest against the oil drilling operations of Gazprom and this increasing industrial use of the Arctic. It's a reckless thing to do. This is one of the very few nearly untouched spaces left on this earth...

Double trouble for nuclear power: UK and Bulgaria projects collapse

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 4 April, 2012 19 comments

Yet more news in the past week about how bad an investment nuclear power is. In Bulgaria a plan to build a nuclear power plant was cancelled while in the UK plans to build two new plants were thrown into chaos. First, on March 28, ...

Greenpeace Reaction to the Final German Parliamentary Vote on the phase-out of...

Press release | 30 June, 2011 at 19:27

Reacting to the overwhelming German Parliamentary vote to phase out all nuclear plants by 2022, including the immediate shutdown of eight nuclear power stations and a gradual wind down of the remaining nine, Greenpeace campaigner Lauri Myllyvirta...

Greenpeace hails German nuclear plant closures but calls for earlier phase out

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 30 May, 2011 15 comments

© Gordon Welters / Greenpeace Responding to the German government’s plans for the immediate closure of eight of the country's nuclear power plants, Greenpeace has hailed the move as a very important step towards ending nuclear power...

Greenpeace hails German nuclear plant closures but calls for earlier phase out

Press release | 30 May, 2011 at 16:21

Berlin, 30 May 2011 -– Responding to the German government’s plans for the immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants, Greenpeace hailed the move as a very important step towards ending nuclear power globally. However, the international...

Germany's Nuclear phaseout by 2015 is possible

Publication | 30 May, 2011 at 14:35

In the wake of the disastrous incidents at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the German government has announced a change in its energy supply policy. This new policy could shut down several nuclear power plants before the end of the...

Nuclear Action on the Brandenburg Gate

Image | 29 May, 2011 at 17:59

29 May 2011 - Germany. During the nuclear summit attended by chancellor Angela Merkel, Greenpeace activists unfurl a 3 x 18 meter banner on the Brandenburg Gate in support of the German government’s plans for the immediate closure of eight of the...

Japan to abandon nuclear plans and embrace renewable energy - who's next?

Blog entry by Jan Beránek | 12 May, 2011 26 comments

On May 10th, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan made an incredible announcement – prompted by the ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan, the world’s 3rd largest economy, is dropping plans to double its nuclear power capacity and the...

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