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Greenpeace study: cheapest electricity in G20 countries by 2030 will be renewable

Press release | 5 July, 2017 at 11:37

Hamburg, 5 July 2017 – Wind energy and solar power will be the cheapest form of power generation in every G20 country by the year 2030 at the latest, a new Greenpeace Germany report has found.

Greenpeace urges G19 to go above and beyond Paris climate deal

Press release | 7 July, 2017 at 11:29

Hamburg, 7 July 2017 – As G20 leaders arrive in Hamburg for a two-day summit where climate change will be high on the agenda, Greenpeace International Executive Director Jennifer Morgan made the following statement:

‘World can’t wait for Trump to grow up’ – Greenpeace calls for G20 climate action

Press release | 7 July, 2017 at 15:06

Hamburg, 7 July 2017 – Towing a sculpture of a crying Donald Trump, Greenpeace Germany activists have protested in Hamburg at the start of the G20 Summit, demanding a swift and strong implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Greenpeace activists scale Hamburg bridge to demand G20 leaders end the age of coal

Press release | 8 July, 2017 at 10:46

Hamburg, 8 July 2017 – Greenpeace Germany activists have suspended a banner with the message ‘G20: End Coal’ from the iconic 50-metre high Köhlbrand bridge in Hamburg, demanding G20 leaders act to swiftly phase out coal.

Climate and people first

Feature story | 1 April, 2009 at 2:00

We've got a message for the leaders of the richest nations in the world who are gathering in London for the G20 meeting to discuss the global economic crisis.

Greenpeace calls on G7 to lead climate action, activists protest at summit

Press release | 26 May, 2017 at 12:16

Taormina, Sicily, 26 May 2017 - Calling on G7 leaders to push ahead with decisive and urgent climate action, Greenpeace Italy, Greenpeace Switzerland, Greenpeace Austria and Greenpeace Germany activists protested from the water around the G7...

G7 Summit outcome shows Trump isolated on climate change - Greenpeace

Press release | 27 May, 2017 at 18:51

Taormina, Sicily, 27 May 2017 - In response to the outcome of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily - where all members except the US reaffirmed their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Climate Agreement - Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace...

G19 holds the line on climate, but much greater ambition needed - Greenpeace

Press release | 8 July, 2017 at 16:24

Hamburg, 8 July 2017 - In response to the outcome of the G20 Summit in Hamburg - in which the G19 state that the Paris Climate Agreement is “irreversible” and recommit to its swift implementation - Greenpeace International Executive Director...

Greenpeace activists protest against coal shipment, demand G20 leaders #EndCoal

Press release | 2 July, 2017 at 13:43

Hamburg, 2 July 2017 – Greenpeace activists have protested against the arrival of a coal ship in Hamburg today, demanding that G20 leaders meeting in the German port city next week swiftly end the use of coal and ramp up global climate action.

‘Planet Earth First’ – Greenpeace calls for united climate leadership at G20 meeting

Press release | 16 February, 2017 at 16:15

Bonn, 16 February 2017 – Greenpeace Germany activists challenged the Trump Administration’s America First policy today, unveiling a banner that said ‘Planet Earth First’ as they called for joint climate action at the G20 foreign ministers meeting.

G20 Summit Seoul 2010

Press release | 8 November, 2010 at 12:00

Amsterdam, 8 November 2010 — Against a backdrop of one of the hottest years on record, with fires, floods and storms, G20 leaders must honour the promises they made a year ago on taking climate action, cutting fossil fuel subsidies and helping...

G20 Summit Seoul 2010

Publication | 8 November, 2010 at 12:00

G20 leaders are meeting against the backdrop of one of the hottest years on record – a year marred by fires, floods and storms. The G20 leaders must honour promises they made a year earlier to take action on climate change, cut fossil fuel...

Greenpeace urges G20 governments to bring Paris Agreement into force this year

Press release | 5 September, 2016 at 15:47

Beijing, 5 September 2016 - The Hangzhou G20 communique issued today brings climate change to the center stage of the global political agenda and sends a strong signal for all nations to join the Paris Agreement as soon as possible. Greenpeace...

DANGER: Climate destruction ahead

Feature story | 23 September, 2009 at 2:00

For the G20 leaders meeting in Pittsburgh, we made it clear what millions of us want at the top of their agenda: it's the climate, stupid.

G20 outcome: Where’s the green?

Press release | 2 April, 2009 at 21:05

The G20 leaders’ failure to put the climate crisis at the top of their agenda has missed a key opportunity to secure long-term global economic and environmental health, as revealed in today’s summit communiqué.

G20: Seoul consensus fails to commit to energy revolution

Press release | 12 November, 2010 at 11:16

Seoul—12 November 2010—The G20 has once again failed to take the path of green development that the world economy and the environment desperately needs, Greenpeace said today.

G8/G20 documents

Background | 23 June, 2010 at 13:29

Documents related to the G8/G20.

Greenpeace fears climate failure from G20

Press release | 1 April, 2009 at 2:00

G20 leaders are poised to waste a unique opportunity to tackle the economic and climate crises simultaneously through greening their economies.

Time for Europe to stand up for peace - and renewables

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | 17 February, 2017 3 comments

Every year, the Munich Security Conference brings together the most senior decision-makers to debate critical issues in international security. This year, I will join them. And while I am sure I will disagree with most of the...

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,...

reponse to G8

Press release | 26 June, 2010 at 20:00

Toronto-- The following is an analysis from Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director of Greenpeace, in reaction to the G8 declaration just released:

G20 final outcome

Press release | 27 June, 2010 at 22:00

Toronto -- Some G20 leaders have taken first steps towards phasing out fossil fuel subsidies, but collectively, their actions fail to address the urgent need to stop catastrophic climate change.

G20 meeting: a well-oiled machine

Blog entry by Brian | 30 June, 2010 2 comments

I don't know about you, but the leaders I want to follow aren't the ones who say it's too hard to break the world's addiction to dirty energy. The politicians I want to elect aren't bought off by oil lobbyists. The beaches I want to...

70 days to Copenhagen: time is running out for the climate and our children’s future

Press release | 28 September, 2009 at 2:00

After a disastrous week for the climate in New York and Pittsburgh, five Thai children today made a direct appeal for their future to Yvo de Boers, the UN’s top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok...

Greenpeace response to the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh:

Press release | 26 September, 2009 at 2:35

Greenpeace today called on leaders of the industrialised world to match rhetoric on climate change with action as the world counts down to the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December.

G20 leaders time to show us the money for climate action

Press release | 23 September, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists are in the process of rappelling off one of Pittsburgh’s iconic bridges with a massive banner displaying their message to G20 leaders gathering for tomorrow’s summit: "Danger. Climate Destruction Ahead. Reduce CO2 Emissions...

G20 sidesteps opportunity to lead on climate finance

Press release | 4 November, 2011 at 16:06

Cannes, 4 November 2011 – Greenpeace today criticised G20 leaders for failing to agree on any specifics for innovative sources of climate finance in the run-up to next month’s Durban climate talks. Despite optimism that the G20 could boost...

G20 leaders urged to cut fossil fuel subsidies and kick start Climate Fund

Press release | 2 November, 2011 at 11:51

Cannes, 2 November 2011 — Greenpeace today challenged G20 leaders attending this week’s summit in Cannes to deliver on their pledge (1) to cut fossil fuel subsidies and instead invest in green jobs, in response to the current global financial,...

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...

Fossil fools from G20 to Rio+20

Blog entry by Patricia Lerner, Greenpeace International | 19 June, 2012 3 comments

Three years ago I was in Pittsburgh and witnessed the G20 leaders commit to phasing out "inefficient fossil fuel subsidies over the medium term". That wasn´t the urgency we were looking for then, or the one sought with the global...

G20 makes Korea proud but fails the world

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 12 November, 2010 1 comment

The last two days, I, Daniel, the head of the political team at Greenpeace International, have been hanging out in Seoul, Korea. It´s an impressive city. In the city centre you can see as many people in designer ware as in downtown...

Hands Across the Sands for no more dirty, deadly fuel!

Blog entry by Brian | 28 June, 2010 3 comments

Hey, everyone who participated in the 900 " Hands Across the Sand " events around the world over the weekend, well done! You were part of  the largest-yet outpouring of grassroots activism in response to the disastrous April 20...

Greenpeace at G20 Rally in Canada

Image | 25 June, 2010 at 17:29

25 June - Canada. More than ten thousand braved wet weather to gather at Queen's Park in downtown Toronto and then march to the meeting area of the G20 summit. Find out more.

UN & G20 vs tar sands: battle for our climate

Blog entry by laurak | 24 September, 2009

What a busy - and ironic - week of meetings we are coming to the end of right now. It kicked off with 100 heads of state and government at the UN headquarters in New York, and has now moved on to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - host of the...

Don’t believe the hype

Blog entry by Justin | 6 November, 2008

And while the Nuclear Energy Institute’s president and chief executive officer, Frank L. (Skip) Bowman is boasting about nuclear energy being ‘reliable’ and ‘affordable’, another nuclear reactor project is revising its costs . Duke...

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