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Putin gives Kyoto green light

Feature story | 30 September, 2004 at 2:00

George Bush's government is out in the cold over Kyoto - and it's that old Cold War enemy, Russia, that's put it there. The Russian government has moved closer towards ratifying the crucial Kyoto climate change treaty. But while Bush hangs out in...

PNG condemns logging project

Feature story | 15 May, 2002 at 2:00

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister, Sir Mekere Morauta, has joined Greenpeace and landowners in condemning the destructive logging project Kiunga Aiambak.

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,...

No climate bail-out from European Summit

Feature story | 20 March, 2009 at 1:00

EU governments may feel that they are world leaders on climate change, but they lag far behind the science and the growing world movement of people demanding serious action. European heads of state agreed to raise money for developing countries...

Wind Turbines and Warning Shots

Feature story | 3 December, 2007 at 1:00

Governments meet in Bali this week to agree an action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to stop climate change from inflicting severe impacts. The Rainbow Warrior is in Indonesia to add urgency to our call for climate action. Our activists...

Exxon is wanted for outrageous crimes against the planet

Feature story | 21 August, 2002 at 2:00

Lee Raymond and Exxon are the Godfathers of corporate environmental crime. They have built up an unfathomable empire at the cost of our environment. They influence governments to get their own way, leaving the charred remains of international...

Climate criminals lurking at India talks

Feature story | 30 October, 2002 at 1:00

They're back! Last year the Bush-led US government walked away from the Kyoto Protocol. As a result, it took heroic efforts by other countries to salvage this world-wide effort to address climate change. But after their dramatic exit from the...

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.

Bali climate talks back from the brink, but substance missing

Feature story | 15 December, 2007 at 1:00

The world turned here in Bali today as the conference booed and jeered US attempts to block a successful outcome.

Happy 10th Birthday! Let’s ensure Kyoto continues to grow healthy and strong!

Feature story | 12 December, 2007 at 1:00

Slightly embarrassed, Japan’s Environment Minister Ichiro Kamashito cut a giant 1.5 metre-high cake which the Solar Generation, Greenpeace’s youth group, arranged to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Kyoto Protocol, in Bali, on 11 December.

All eyes turn to APEC

Feature story | 2 September, 2007 at 2:00

After officials from 158 countries meeting in Vienna agreed the next steps for negotiating phase two of Kyoto, the world now turns its gaze southward towards the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Sydney to see if some of the...

The Asian Destruction Bank?

Feature story | 7 May, 2007 at 2:00

When one of Asia’s leading institutions says it’s serious about funding the solutions to climate change that makes us happy. But when we discover that this commitment goes no further than a glossy brochure, we can't let that pass.

Uncharted waters for the Climate?

Feature story | 6 December, 2004 at 1:00

Politicians from around the world are gathering in Argentina to discuss climate change. We have unveiled our own 'Climate Ark' in the centre of Buenos Aires to illustrate the urgent need for action.

Russia and Kyoto

Feature story | 30 September, 2003 at 2:00

In a world in which the sole superpower refuses to accept or address climate change as the single largest risk facing our planet's future, Russia needs to fill the environmental leadership gap. Yet President Putin missed an opportunity yesterday...

Fight Esso's censorship

Feature story | 24 July, 2002 at 2:00

Esso succeeded in having a parody logo banned from the Internet in France, but Esso can not hide their own crimes against the climate. The censored site has been moved to oil country and Esso’s own backyard.

What is Esso afraid of?

Feature story | 23 June, 2002 at 2:00

ExxonMobil is worried about the reputation of its brand, and is attempting to sue Greenpeace to protect it.

Exxon shareholders changing ways

Feature story | 30 May, 2002 at 2:00

ExxonMobil shareholders delivered a massive blow to the company today in a vote on the company's renewable energy policies.

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.

Fight Esso's censorship

Feature story | 24 July, 2002 at 2:00

Esso succeeded in having a parody logo banned from the Internet in France, but Esso can not hide their own crimes against the climate. The censored site has been moved to oil country and Esso’s own backyard.

Marine mammals protest inaction on climate change

Feature story | 31 July, 2002 at 2:00

Marine mammals are fed up with Bush’s inaction on climate change, and his latest announcement that he will not attend the Earth Summit in Johannesburg has prompted protest on both coasts.

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.

Sparks fly in Bali - but will it be enough to ignite the global community against...

Feature story | 14 December, 2007 at 10:53

Into the final day of the UN climate talks… Will Bali deliver a roadmap for a secure future, or will it be a fudge or even a failure?

Australia to back Kyoto

Feature story | 26 November, 2007 at 1:00

It was an unprecedented election campaign in Australia. Every party was forced to take a position on climate change. In the end, Labor was victorious - boosted by a pledge to sign the Kyoto Protocol and generate 20 percent of Australia's energy...

US just being climate change 'moron'

Feature story | 10 December, 2002 at 1:00

Canada and New Zealand are doing more to combat climate change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol this week putting the global agreement to cut greenhouse gases one step closer to reality. But the US and Australian governments are proving they are...

Obama shows up in Copenhagen two months early

Feature story | 2 October, 2009 at 2:00

Our jaws hit the deck and we all fell out of our inflatables when we got word that Presidents Obama, Lula, Zapatero and Prime Minister Hatoyama were going to show up in Copenhagen. And then we found out that instead of showing up in Copenhagen...

Amazon destruction not a good look for anyone

Feature story | 16 June, 2009 at 2:00

Just two weeks after our exposé 'Slaughtering the Amazon' showed how the Brazilian cattle industry is decimating the Amazon rainforest, we are seeing a stampede as companies and the World Bank start to sever their links with the slaughterhouses...

Climate challenge even greater after UN meeting in Bonn

Feature story | 15 June, 2009 at 2:00

As another round of Bonn climate talks limps to a close, and the UN Climate Summit to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December this year draws closer and closer, it’s a good opportunity to take a look at the progress that’s been made so far…

McDonald's: Bad guys do good?

Feature story | 7 February, 2003 at 1:00

McDonalds is one of the last corporations we want to say anything good about. We don't like a lot of what it does and what it stands for but we have to take a deep breath here, and give them some credit where it is due.

Tank girls occupy war machine

Feature story | 4 February, 2003 at 1:00

Despite growing public opposition to a war with Iraq, day and night British tanks, helicopters and jeeps are streaming though Southampton as part of the build up of the war machine. For over a week we have tried to stop the supplies from loading...

Thailand won’t stir-fry our planet

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

While world leaders at the Earth Summit feed off the fat of the land and offer excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what other delegates say is too hard. They are rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable...

WTO meeting fails the world

Feature story | 14 November, 2001 at 1:00

As trade liberalisation talks ground to a close, the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior set sail from offshore the World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting site in Doha, Qatar.

Global cattle giants unite to ban Amazon Destruction

Feature story | 5 October, 2009 at 2:00

Today we have good news from the Amazon. Four of the biggest players in the global cattle industry have joined forces to reduce their carbon hoofprint and back our call for zero deforestation. JBS-Friboi, Bertin, Minerva and Marfrig are going to...

Mediocrity is not an option for climate deal

Feature story | 23 September, 2009 at 2:00

With the international climate negotiations and the climate system both in crisis, more than 100 Heads of State and Government gathered at UN HQ in New York yesterday to try to break the deadlock and move the discussions forward. But despite...

Activists stop climate crime in the tar sands

Feature story | 19 September, 2009 at 2:00

What is soon to be bigger than England and account for more greenhouse gas emissions than the Czech Republic? The tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada - the largest energy project and the largest industrial project on the face of the planet.

Treehuggers spank EU and get one step closer to a ban on naughty wood

Feature story | 22 April, 2009 at 16:05

The EU parliament is proving that all naughty boys and girls just need a good (non-violent of course) spanking once in a while. Last year, more than half a million of you watched the "Forest Love" video and more than 130,000 of you treehuggers...

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.

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...

Hundreds of Greenpeace activists block easy way out for EU money men on climate change

Feature story | 10 March, 2009 at 1:00

Three hundred and forty Greenpeace activists were arrested as they took their demand to "Bail out the Planet" to European Union finance ministers in Brussels.

Confronting coal in Europe

Feature story | 2 December, 2008 at 1:00

As politicians gather to discuss the future of our climate, we took dramatic action on land and at sea to kick start an energy revolution. In Poland, activists carrying a banner reading “Quit Coal, Save the Climate” have scaled the 150 metre-high...

Leather industry giant moves to end Amazon destruction

Feature story | 14 August, 2009 at 17:14

Bertin, the world’s largest leather exporter is joining the fight against deforestation and climate change and is finally doing the right thing and backing the call for a moratorium on buying cattle from farms responsible for Amazon deforestation.

Daily news: Head of Greenpeace arrested on Arctic oil rig!

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 17 June, 2011 3 comments

Top news: Greenpeace boss takes action on Arctic oil rig - Kumi Naidoo arrested off Greenland; Developing countries look at the EU for revitalising UN climate change agreement; Greenpeace talk on desertification and climate change;...

Wanted - Energy Revolution leader for Asia

Blog entry by MartinB | 17 May, 2007 1 comment

Athena is the face of Greenpeace's climate and energy campaign in Asia. She has just returned from Kyoto, where she led a team pressuring the Asian Development Bank to put their money where their mouths are and invest in Clean Energy.

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...

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...

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