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Alstom must end days as dirty technology supplier

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace wants to remind shareholders attending Alstom's annual general meeting in Paris that the company makes money by selling dirty, polluting coal-based technology to the South.

Pushing dirty energy on developing nations

Feature story | 18 July, 2002 at 2:00

With the Earth Summit on Sustainable Development only a month away, some countries still don't understand what the word "sustainable" means. They are trying to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing nations as a solution to...

Dirty energy dies in the Philippines

Feature story | 6 August, 2002 at 2:00

Despite attempts by developed nations, dirty energy is being killed off in the Philippines and the country is ready to embrace a future full of clean renewable energy.

Day 3 of climate protest in Asia

Feature story | 9 December, 2005 at 1:00

From meeting rooms in Montreal to coal-fired power plants in Germany and Thailand to ports hosting shiploads of illegal nuclear waste, Greenpeace has been in action against global warming around the world in the last two weeks.

ADB - Honour Kyoto!

Blog entry by MartinB | 4 May, 2007

So, back at the Kyoto International Conference Centre. I, Athena, Greenpeace International’s Asia climate campaigner, was here in December 1997. I was one of many, negotiating a historic agreement: The Kyoto Protocol . It still is...

Kimono girls make a difference

Blog entry by MartinB | 7 May, 2007

Each 5th of May, Japan celebrates Children’s Day, or more specifically Boy’s Day. But this May 5th, 6 women from different sides of the world braved discomfort and made a stand to make a change. The 6 women were Solar Generation...

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.

Climate killers' conference

Blog entry by MartinB | 4 June, 2007 1 comment

Sureerut Taechusakul (Ning) is a community leader from Thailand’s Prachuap Khiri Khan (PKK) Province. Ning has been spearheading the fight against dirty coal plants in Thailand and is in Bali with a Greenpeace team, to be a thorn in...

Coral and Coal

Blog entry by MartinB | 6 June, 2007

Jasper, Greenpeace South East Asia climate and energy campaigner, took time out from a coal industry conference in Bali to go coral diving. Waking up early is always a pain, however, the prospect of going snorkelling in one of Bali’s...

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...

Day three of coal plant protest

Feature story | 3 October, 2007 at 2:00

Since Monday, activists have taken action against the construction site for the Boxberg new coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany. Their demand is simple; the owner company, Vattenfall, must stop building dirty coal plants and instead invest...

Activists shut down coal plant

Feature story | 8 October, 2007 at 2:00

Just after 5am this morning, 50 Greenpeace UK volunteers went into Kingsnorth coal fired power station. One group immobilised the huge conveyor belts carrying coal into the plant then chained themselves to the machinery. A second group is...

Smoking kills

Feature story | 11 October, 2007 at 2:00

Today, Greenpeace India activists scaled a 76 metre (250ft) smokestack spewing carbon dioxide at the Kolaghat coal fired power station, to paint the message "SMOKING KILLS". No, we're not talking about cigarettes - we're pointing the finger at...

Climate activists locked up for weekend

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 12 October, 2007

The world really is a messed up place sometimes. Today, six Greenpeace climate activists in India were denied bail; they are spending the weekend in jail. The ruling happened at pretty much the same time as Al Gore and the IPCC jointly...

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.

Sunset and Success of the Solar Festival

Blog entry by Woon | 4 December, 2007

Sunday 2 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand The first thing for this morning was registering ourselves at the UNFCCC. In no time we received our identity card for the conference. Outside the registration camp, the giant thermometer was...

Warme[r] welcome

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 9 December, 2007

By Sven, Renewable Energy campaigner When I arrived at the harbour to join the media boat heading out to watch the Rainbow Warrior flotilla, it was already pretty busy. Journalists registering at our desk, cameramen carrying heavy...

PR smokescreen lifts on coal industry's false solution

Feature story | 7 February, 2008 at 1:00

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), the technological poster child for the future of the global coal industry has just had its biggest supporter pull the rug out from underneath its feet.

Actions target Euro coal

Feature story | 19 March, 2008 at 1:00

Europe stands on the verge of a great opportunity. Its fleet of power stations, built thirty years ago is reaching the end of its life. With climate change an undeniable threat, this is a once in a lifetime chance to turn our back on fossil fuels...

NZ coal ship blockade

Feature story | 25 March, 2008 at 1:00

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

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