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COP23 - Bonn

Topic | 5 October, 2017 at 19:00

COP 23 documents, briefings and latest news.

COP19 - Warsaw

Topic | 16 November, 2013 at 14:00

COP 19 documents, briefings and latest news.

IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report

Background | 20 October, 2014 at 18:30

Approximately every six years, the world’s leading climate scientists present world governments with a comprehensive report on climate change. The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC)...

Bangkok IPCC meeting

Feature story | 30 April, 2007 at 2:00

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is meeting in Bangkok to agree in its report, 'Mitigation of Climate Change'- the third in the series that will make up the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report. Our team is at the meeting...

COP22 - Marrakech

Topic | 1 October, 2016 at 11:30

COP 22 documents, briefings and latest news.

COP21 - Paris

Topic | 1 July, 2015 at 17:00

COP 21 documents, briefings and latest news.

The new IPCC report, main conclusions and the story left untold

Press release | 2 November, 2014 at 12:00

Copenhagen, 2 November 2014 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has today released the final part of the 5th Assessment report. For the first time scientists are clearly stating to decision-makers that they should aim for zero...

No Scandal behind these gates

Feature story | 5 February, 2010 at 1:00

Since December there has been a glut of stories challenging the science of climate change as represented by the IPCC. Should we be concerned? Only about climate change.

The answer to alarming climate science: 100% renewable energy

Blog entry by Anna Leidreiter and Kaisa Kosonen | 31 October, 2014 2 comments

Back in the 1970s dedicated and resourceful Danes made a choice to take control of their energy, turning their backs on nuclear and embracing a renewable energy by building their own wind turbines. It started a true revolution. Now...

REPORT: As climate denial gets stronger, the "dealing in doubt" continues

Blog entry by Kert Davies | 10 September, 2013 1 comment

Who likes being lied to by people paid by the oil industry who pose as "experts" on climate change? Did you know it’s been going on for 25 years? In a couple of weeks, the UN's official advisors on climate change science, the...

Hidden message of hope in the IPCC report

Press release | 31 October, 2014 at 15:40

Copenhagen, 31 October 2014 – As the 40th IPCC session comes to a close, experts speaking today at a Greenpeace press conference emphasized the leaps forward in renewable technology which refutes the dire future detailed in the draft 5th...

Background Briefing - Bonn Climate Talks

Publication | 30 May, 2008 at 19:28

The next round of international climate negotiations will take place in Bonn, Germany from June 2 – 13, 2008. This will be the second such meeting since the launch of the Bali Action Plan (BAP) in Indonesia in December 2007. The plan, agreed by...

This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | 30 October, 2014 4 comments

As the world's leading climate scientists finalise the latest and most comprehensive report on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is: What is new? What has changed since the release of the UN climate panel's last...

The encyclical: Spirituality and ethics join the climate debate

Blog entry by Giuseppe Onufrio | 18 June, 2015

When talking about climate change, ethical arguments have tended to be overshadowed by scientific, economic and political reasoning.  Of course, there are many good reasons to go after a strong and unequivocal climate agreement in...

Greenpeace backs Kiribati President’s call for an end to coal

Press release | 13 August, 2015 at 5:51

South Tarawa, Kiribati, 13 August 2015 - Kiribati President Anote Tong today called for a global and immediate moratorium on all new coal mines and coal mine expansions, and has called on all State leaders to back his call to action in the lead...

Ark being built on Mount Ararat

Feature story | 16 May, 2007 at 23:16

Greenpeace activists have started construction on a replica of Noah's Ark, 2,500 meters (8,200 feet) above sea level. Many people believe that Mount Ararat is the place where Noah's Ark landed after the floods. The replica ark is designed to be...

Brussels climate change meeting

Feature story | 3 April, 2007 at 2:00

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assembles in Brussels this week. On Friday they will deliver their latest assessment on the potential impacts of climate change. While the picture they paint will likely be a dire one, there are...

Understanding climate science in 10 easy steps

Blog entry by Kat Skeie | 28 October, 2014 3 comments

The latest United Nations report on climate change is about to be finalised, written by thousands of scientists. The report is VERY important, but also a bit dull. What we really want to know is: How bad is climate change? And...

Climate science scares me too, but we can choose a better future

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | 31 March, 2014 2 comments

I had a birthday on Saturday, but there was no time to celebrate. Instead, I was busy monitoring intensive discussions on climate change in Yokohama, Japan, where climate scientists from around the world were finalising their latest...

Facing up to the climate reality

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | 24 March, 2014 3 comments

In what is expected to be a grim reading, the world's leading climate scientists will give their latest assessment about the dangers of global warming next week. They will warn us not only what damage the burning of fossil fuels is...

Climate SOS – Greenpeace urges end to fossil fuel investments as IPCC meets

Press release | 25 March, 2014 at 2:00

Yokohama, Japan, 25 March 2014 – A climate crisis that risks peace and security can still be avoided by accelerating the clean energy revolution, Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

Delivering renewable energy for all: Let's go all the way!

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 16 September, 2015 1 comment

Little has been transformed more in recent years than the world of energy. It's hard to think of a sector that has undergone more changes in the years between the 2000 launch of the Millennium Development Goals and the new 2015...

President Chirac: Time to pressure Putin on Kyoto

Press release | 19 February, 2003 at 1:00

Chirac needs to pursuade the Russian President to ratify the Kyoto Protocol.

Dealing in Doubt

Publication | 24 March, 2010 at 1:00

The climate denial industry and climate science - a brief history of attacks on climate science, climate scientists and the IPCC.

Hitting the emergency stop button on coal

Feature story | 15 November, 2007 at 1:00

Before dawn this morning our activists occupied and took peaceful direct action to shut down a coal-fired power plant in Australia - locking onto the conveyor system to prevent coal from feeding the plant.

IPCC report lays out options

Feature story | 4 May, 2007 at 19:27

Renewable energy and energy efficiency are vital. The next two decades are crucial. Changing our energy use is less costly than changing our climate. These are findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report "Mitigating...

New climate impacts report from IPCC

Feature story | 6 April, 2007 at 2:00

The new report was agreed after almost a week of negotiations, at the end of a tense 24-hour marathon session which became increasingly political. The second of a series of four to be released throughout 2007, this report documents the...

IPCC 4th Assessment Synthesis report

Press release | 17 November, 2007 at 18:39

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a stark warning that Governments need to take strong action for the climate when they meet in Bali to negotiate the Kyoto Protocol’s second phase in two weeks’ time,...

New IPCC report reveals: Renewable energy is indispensable to avoiding climate change

Press release | 9 May, 2011 at 17:47

Abu Dhabi, 9th May 2011: Just 2.5% of viable renewable energy sources could provide up to 80% of world energy demand by 2050 with currently available technologies, according to a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

International experts focus on solutions to climate change

Press release | 7 April, 2014 at 2:36

Amsterdam, 7 April 2014 – Greenpeace is urging governments and corporate leaders to accelerate the transition to 100% clean, safe energy as scientists and officials meet in Berlin this week to finalise the UN climate panel’s report on the...

Greenpeace welcomes report on UN climate change body

Feature story | 30 August, 2010 at 20:44

An independent report on the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recommended changes to the way the UN climate change panel is run and presents its science. We welcome the review and are convinced that the proposed changes will...

Owners of the wind

Blog entry by Kat Skeie and Tarjei Haaland | 28 October, 2014 7 comments

Thirty-odd years ago in the Kingdom of Denmark lived some brave people who disliked nuclear power and loved renewable energy. Determined to keep their country clean and safe, they began building their own wind turbines. Today, thanks...

IPCC warning means it’s time to get serious about protecting our oceans

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 31 March, 2014 2 comments

We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. Today’s report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s highlights the enormous impacts and...

Climate change: solutions within our grasp

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | 23 September, 2013 2 comments

What’s up with climate change? Has it stopped yet, as some newspapers suggested? Nope, sorry. It’s still galloping ahead. And next week we’ll hear exactly how fast, and what it will mean for our possible futures, as the world’s...

A future of extremes?

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 16 January, 2013 16 comments

The world's journalists have been jostling and vying with each other to describe and witness the stunning, but also deadly, extreme weather that has gripped the planet in recent months. The focus has often been the tumbling of...

It is simple: It is People Power

Blog entry by Paula Tejón Carbajal | 7 November, 2014 9 comments

A shift to a cleaner and brighter energy future is not just a matter of technology or economics anymore. It is also a matter of political will. And although our leaders don't seem to get it, people do. The recent boom of renewable...

Greenpeace statement on IPCC report on extreme weather events

Press release | 18 November, 2011 at 13:55

Amsterdam, November 18 2011 – Responding to today’s release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Summary Report, Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, Greenpeace International...

New IPCC report shows world unprepared for dangers of climate change

Press release | 31 March, 2014 at 4:20

Yokohama, Japan, 31 March 2014 – Greenpeace urged world leaders to accelerate the transition to clean and safe energy as the UN climate panel issued on Monday a new warning on the looming climate chaos.

Greenpeace demands 'immediate' government response on climate change as activists are...

Press release | 27 September, 2013 at 13:07

Stockholm, 27 September 2013 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today approved the first of a series of four reports that will make up the Fifth Assessment Report (1). It warns of an alarming escalation of impacts – but also...

The Climate Crisis – Racing over the edge

Publication | 8 December, 2008 at 1:00

A multitude of new scientific findings and empirical evidence show the rate of climate change is surpassing the International Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) worst case forecasts as made in their Fourth Assessment Report, released just last year.

Climate Change - Nuclear not the answer

Publication | 30 April, 2007 at 14:45

While the nuclear industry’s 1950s dream of clean energy that would be too cheap to meter lies in economic and environmental tatters that same industry is now desperately trying to convince us that it is the solution to climate change. While the...

IPCC AR4 briefing - Millions at Risk

Publication | 31 March, 2007 at 19:07

There is a fundamental injustice at the heart of the climate change problem. The first and worst impacts of climate change are being felt by the poor in the developing world. Drought in sub-Saharan Africa, floods in China and India, and a near...

The writing's on the wall, now act on it!

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | 28 August, 2014 1 comment

News stories are circulating about a draft IPCC climate science report – a summary report for policymakers – which condenses three full reports of climate research. The summary report will officially be released in early November,...

How Germany is revolutionising its energy system. And who's standing in the way.

Blog entry by Karsten Smid | 9 April, 2014 6 comments

As the UN climate panel meets in Berlin this week to finalise its report on options for combating climate change, here's how Germany is rising to the challenge. Rapidly reduce your reliance on coal? AND phase out nuclear power at...

Deforestation: A vicious cocktail for the climate

Blog entry by Dr. Janet Cotter and Sebastian Bock | 27 March, 2014 3 comments

Every few years, thousands of the world's most renowned climate scientists work together as part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to present us with the latest scientific assessment of how we are doing in terms...

World’s top climate scientists give us hope for a better future if we act now

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | 27 September, 2013 2 comments

Thirty crew members of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are in prison in Russia, because they took peaceful action against oil drilling in the Arctic, intending to change the grim future we are constructing for ourselves and the...

Japan offers us hope in the face of more bad news from the IPCC

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 2 April, 2014

The Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released this week makes for grim reading. The attitudes and behaviour of humanity is going to have to change and quickly if we are to save ourselves...

Briefing: Key outcomes IPCC, 4th assessment report, Working Group III

Publication | 4 May, 2007 at 2:00

Summary of key outcomes of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 4th Assessment Report, Working Group III on ‘Mitigation of Climate Change’ Bangkok, May 2007

Briefing: IPCC background

Publication | 30 April, 2007 at 16:08

The IPCC was established by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1988. At the time it was recognised that climate change was a serious issue and that world leaders would need unbiased...

IPCC AR4 briefing

Publication | 31 March, 2007 at 2:00

In February 2007 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first of a series of reports which will make up the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). “Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis”, assesses the current...

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