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Capitol Climate Action

Image | 2 March, 2009 at 16:30

02 March - USA. Capitol Climate Action Activists march to the Capitol coal fired Power Plant in Washington, D.C. Read more

Coal Kills

Image | 18 January, 2011 at 16:05 1 comment

18 January 2011 - Greece. Greenpeace activists deliver sacks of coal bearing the message “Coal kills” to the European Commission’s offices in Athens. The European Commission is pressing for the liberalization of the Greek power sector, which is...

Coal Free Future Tour

Image | 3 February, 2011 at 17:03

03 February 2011 - United States. The Greenpeace ship MY Arctic Sunrise passes in front of the Statue of Liberty during the ship's arrival in New York. The ship is visiting New York as part of the "Coal Free Future" tour that travelled up the...

Action at Prumerov Power Station in Czech Republic

Image | 23 March, 2010 at 1:00

GREENPEACE ACTION AT PRUMEROV POWER STATION. Greenpeace activists hold a banner suspended from the top of the 300 metre high smokestack of the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station. The 12 protesters have hung a banner saying 'Global Shame'...

Climate Action at Prunerov Power Plant in Czech Republic

Image | 11 June, 2009 at 0:00

An aerial view of a Greenpeace banner hung on a 300-metre-high smoke stack at the power plant Prunerov II, owned by the CEZ state-run power utility. Greenpeace activists unfold a banner saying “Stop CO2."

Climate Action in Venice during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 15:53

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...

Action in Venice during G8 Summit in Italy

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 0:00

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...

A child plays with his kite amongst the toxic

Image | 13 October, 2008 at 0:00

A child plays with his kite amongst the toxic fumes and burning ground caused due to the underground coal fires around Bokahapadi Village, Jharia.

Activist display a banner at the site proposed

Image | 7 November, 2008 at 15:43

Activist display a banner at the site proposed for E.ON's coal power plant in Belgium. Over 80 activists occupied the site during an action where more than 4000 windmills were set up while the message "Quit Coal Flanders" was painted on the Tarmac.

Greenpeace activists hung a banner that read

Image | 16 October, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hung a banner that read "The Government against Kyoto" on Enel's new coal fired power plant in Civitavecchia.

Israeli Marine forces board the SV Rainbow

Image | 8 September, 2008 at 1:00

Israeli Marine forces board the SV Rainbow Warrior at the military restricted area near the coal plant in Ashkelon, Israel. 14 Greenpeace activists were later arrested and taken into custody after protesting against the Rotenberg coal power plant...

Volunteers light candles

Image | 10 June, 2008 at 1:00

Ending our reliance on fossil fuels also means more energy security for everyone. In this photo from 2008, volunteers light candles in front of Jaro Cathedral - sending a message supporting Iloilo people's demand to the Philippine government for...

Thousands join a protest against coal

Image | 5 March, 2008 at 1:00

Thousands join a protest against coal-fired power plant in Iloilo City which if built would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

Activists plant 2

Image | 19 March, 2008 at 0:00

Activists plant 2,008 trees on the construction site of the new E.ON coal power plant in Maasvlakte, near Rotterdam. Ironically today is the, "national day for planting a tree", sponsored by E.ON.

Greenpeace activists build a dam in the Government

Image | 12 November, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists build a dam in the Government District in Berlin to advise against the consequences of a wrong climate policy.

Greenpeace painted "Smoking Kills" on the

Image | 11 October, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace painted "Smoking Kills" on the smoke stacks of the Kolaghat Thermal Power Station.

Greenpeace activists climb on seven cranes

Image | 1 October, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists climb on seven cranes at the coal power plant building site of Vattenfall in Boxberg. They hang a huge Banner from the crane reading: Vattenfall: Stop building! Climate protection instead of brown coal! Smaller banners at the...

Underwater Banner Great Barrier Reef

Image | 1 March, 2012 at 9:41

Activists and renowned coral scientist Dr John 'Charlie' Veron dive for an underwater protest in the Great Barrier Reef and place a banner reading "Coal is killing the reef". 07/22/2008

March 25: Fighting nuclear waste, forest-destroying palm oil, and dirty coal

Blog entry by danielkramb | 25 March, 2010 1 comment

Greenpeace activists block the gate to the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia in a protest against nuclear waste import from France to Russia. From Russia to Indonesia via the Czech Republic, Greenpeace activists are making noise –...

Images from Climate Action on Capitol Hill

Blog entry by laurak | 3 March, 2009

The Capitol Climate Action yesterday in Washington, DC concluded peacefully and with no arrests, despite being the largest incident of mass civil disobedience in the name of our climate. On the website they featured live streaming...

Nuclear underdogs

Blog entry by Justin | 23 March, 2010

Some supporters of nuclear energy seem to think that the nuclear industry is losing the debate : Some of us in the profession and industry have been reaching out to the public on our own, and through the American Nuclear Society’s...

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...

'Stop Prunerov'

Image | 22 March, 2010 at 0:00

Activists display a banner reading 'Stop Prunerov' from the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station. The activists have climbed up the power station to highlight the Prunerov as the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions pollution in the...

Activists hang banner at coal terminal in Australia

Image | 4 August, 2009 at 1:00

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 1:00

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.

Protest at Pątnów power station in Poland

Image | 2 December, 2008 at 12:40

Greenpeace climbers make their way to the top of the Pątnów power coal fired power station chimney near Konin, western Poland. Greenpeace is focusing attention on the power plant because of Poland's over reliance on coal, the major contributor to...

A Greenpeace activist climbs over the side

Image | 7 October, 2007 at 1:00

A Greenpeace activist climbs over the side of the smoke stack at Kingsnorth coal-fired power station near Rochester in Kent. They have immobilised the conveyor belt that carries coal into the plant by hitting emergency stop buttons and chaining...

Activists with bicyle rickshaws show Vattenfall

Image | 25 March, 2008 at 1:00

Activists with bicyle rickshaws show Vattenfall (the planed coal power station in Hamburg/Moorburg) the "Red Card".

Activists on the side of the coal transport

Image | 25 March, 2008 at 0:00

Activists on the side of the coal transport ship Hellenic Sea.

Clean Coal Clean!

Blog entry by laurak | 27 February, 2009

This parody ad being run in the United States by Reality is genius: It's directed by the Coen brothers and is a response to heavy advertising by the coal industry in favour of 'clean coal'. There is also a great...

We aren’t celebrating the fact that we are drowning!

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 25 February, 2010

Shirley Atatagi, one of our political advisors, is currently in Tuvalu for the King Tides Festival , and sent us this blog. As we were landing in Tuvalu today, I couldn’t help thinking about the tsunami that struck my country of...

Climate actions and EU Summit mark the International Week of 'Quit Coal, already!'

Blog entry by laurak | 29 October, 2009

Friday October 30th With our ship the Rainbow Warrior, Spanish activists boarded a coal ship on its way to the coal fired power plant in Alcudia (Mallorca) and demanded their President Zapatero show climate leadership at the EU...

World Water Day

Blog entry by Justin | 22 March, 2010

Today is World Water Day when we remember that ‘an estimated 1.1 billion people rely on unsafe drinking-water sources’. Greenpeace is doing its part and on our website we’re highlighting World Water Toxic Hotspots . This being a...

Nuclear News: Door still open for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump site

Blog entry by Justin | 24 February, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Scripps News: Door still open for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump site ‘The Obama administration remains steadfastly opposed to the Yucca Mountain project, but new Energy Secretary...

Nuclear News for November 21st 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 21 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Easy Bourse: First Australian Uranium Shipped To China – Minister ‘The first Australian uranium has been exported to China, with demand for the fuel likely to...

Airship over Portland Generating Station

Image | 15 August, 2011 at 12:43

The Greenpeace airship A.E. Bates flies over the Portland Generating Station in Portland. The airship bears a message reading “If You Can Read This, You Are Breathing Coal Pollution.” The Portland Generating Station is the fifth highest emitter...

Climate Action in Czech Republic

Image | 22 March, 2010 at 12:02

Activists scale the main chimney of the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station and display a giant banner reading 'Global Shame'. Prunerov is the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions pollution in the Czech Republic.

Climate Action at Svea Coal Mine in Svalbard

Image | 1 October, 2009 at 0:00

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...

The Esperanza blocks a coal terminal in Australia

Image | 6 August, 2009 at 1:00

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.

Action at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Australia

Image | 5 August, 2009 at 1:00

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.

50 Greenpeace volunteers took over Kingsnorth

Image | 7 October, 2007 at 1:00

50 Greenpeace volunteers took over Kingsnorth coal-fired power station near Rochester in Kent. They have immobilised the conveyor belt that carries coal into the plant by hitting emergency stop buttons and chaining themselves to machinery. A...

A young boy smiles at the camera after his

Image | 15 June, 2008 at 1:00

A young boy smiles at the camera after his parents planted windsocks along the coastline of Barangay Ingore, Iloilo City in central Philippines, as part of an activity in the Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp. The camp today hosted a gathering...

The Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned

Image | 25 March, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy's coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. The 225-metre bulker carries up to 60 thousand tonnes of export coal.

Activist at Kingsnorth coal power station

Image | 8 October, 2007 at 1:00

Facebook, stay cool - just kick the coal

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 25 February, 2010

Facebook offices on University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA. Photo via Flickr Facebook’s first ever data center , full of state of the art and energy efficient equipment, will be built in Prineville, Oregon in the north west of the US.

Greenpeace activists and volunteers block

Image | 2 December, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists and volunteers block the main entrance to the Pątnów power coal fired power station near Konin, western Poland while a team of 4 activists climb their way, unseen, to the top of one of the plant's chimneys.

February 18: Coal "huge" importance for Australia; India GE panel passes law

Blog entry by mwilson | 18 February, 2010

This is a trial series. Greenpeace activist at the Hazelwood coal-fired power station, Australia 2009 Photo © Greenpeace Australia's energy policy adds fuel to the fire Business Week (Bloomberg) reported yesterday ...

February 17: Greenpeace France blocks nuclear waste dumping; Canada, US expand...

Blog entry by mwilson | 17 February, 2010

This is a trial series. Greenpeace activists in France blockade a uranium cargo headed for Russia. Dumping radioactive waste in Russia Greenpeace activists in France blockaded a rail cargo of uranium waste from leaving...

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