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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.

Over 100 activists occupy 4 coal plants in

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Over 100 activists occupy 4 coal plants in Italy during the G8 summit.

Over 100 activists occupy 4 coal plants in

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Over 100 activists occupy 4 coal plants in Italy during the G8 summit.

Action in Venice during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists occupy the Marghera coal power plant near Venice and unfurl banners reading "Green jobs" and "G8: Climate leaders or losers" as part of a nationwide protest targeting four Italian coal power plants. Greenpeace demands the G8...

Action in Brindisi during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists inside the Federico II coal power plant use a welding machine to access the outside of the plant's chimney and paint a message as part of a nationwide protest targeting four coal power plants in Italy. Greenpeace is demanding...

G8 action in Brindisi

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 19:30

08 July - Italy. Activists scale a coal power plant in Brindisi, painting the message ‘G8 ACT’ on the side of the plant’s chimney as part of nationwide actions targeting four coal power plants during the G8 meeting in Italy. Read more

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | 9 July, 2009 at 2:00

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

Climate Action in Venice during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 17:53

Greenpeace paints ´G8: LEAD OR LOSE´ on the Marghera coal fired power plant in Venice, Italy, as a last urgent call to the G8 leaders to improve their commitments to combat climate change. The second day Greenpeace activists where occupying the...

Climate Action at Coal Power Plant in Beijing

Image | 28 July, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace volunteers display a big banner in front of a coal fired power plant in western Beijing. The power plant is representative of any number of China's polluting power stations and their heavy reliance on coal that is hindering the...

Chinese Power Companies called out

Feature story | 28 July, 2009 at 20:19

Activists at one of Beijing’s dirtiest coal fired power plants are the latest to take action in the global call for an Energy [R]evolution, demanding an end to dirty energy and immediate action on climate change from Heads of State and top power...

Activists hang banner at coal terminal in Australia

Image | 4 August, 2009 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists occupy the Abbott Point coal export terminal and display a banner reading "Coal or Climate, Kevin?". The action takes place on the eve of the Pacific Islands Forum in Cairns, to demand the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd...

Action at Abbott Point coal export terminal

Image | 4 August, 2009 at 3:00

Activists block a coal terminal in Australia. Greenpeace has maintained actions for three days to highlight the injustice of Australia abandoning our Pacific neighbors while throwing tax payer dollars at dying fossil fueled industries.

Action at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Australia

Image | 5 August, 2009 at 3:00

Activists block a coal terminal in Australia. Greenpeace has maintained actions for three days to highlight the injustice of Australia abandoning our Pacific neighbors while throwing tax payer dollars at dying fossil fueled industries.

Second coal terminal shut down in Australia

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 August, 2009

We've ramped up our action on export coal as leaders meet for the Pacific Islands Forum in Cairns . At 6.30am this morning, Greenpeace activists shut down coal loading at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Mackay, Queensland – one of the...

Activists block Australian coal as leaders abandon the Pacific

Feature story | 6 August, 2009 at 2:00

As activists continue a two day blockade of a coal export terminal in Queensland, Australia, the outcome of the Pacific Islands Forum in nearby Cairns has left Pacific Islanders to fend for themselves against the increasingly devastating effects...

The Esperanza blocks a coal terminal in Australia

Image | 6 August, 2009 at 3:00

The Esperanza blocks a coal terminal in Australia. Greenpeace has maintained actions for three days to highlight the injustice of Australia abandoning our Pacific neighbors while throwing tax payer dollars at dying fossil fueled industries.

Coal and Uranium: Dangerous Liaisons

Blog entry by Aslihan | 31 August, 2009

What is the link between coal power and nuclear power? I mean - apart from the fact that they are both dirty sources of energy proceeding from fossil fuels that exist in limited amounts on the planet. And also apart from the fact...

Quit coal in Jänschwalde

Image | 22 September, 2009 at 11:00

22 September - Germany. Activists climbing onto a cooling tower of the brown coal power plant Jaenschwalde near Cottbus to hang a banner,"Coal destroys the climate, Mrs. Merkel" Read more in German .

US Corporate polluters should not determine Copenhagen outcome

Press release | 1 October, 2009 at 2:00

In the face of another flawed climate bill, President Obama must step up, take leadership to create a strong international climate treaty in Copenhagen, Greenpeace said today.

Climate Action at Svea Coal Mine in Svalbard

Image | 1 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists wearing masks of world leaders hold a banner reading "Coal fired Arctic meltdown" and stand in front of the Svea Coal Mine, where they protested by blocking the conveyor belts and prevented Arctic coal from being exported to...

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