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Greenpeace flagship

Image | 23 May, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, anchors alongside MV Medi Firenze which unloads cargo at the Pagbilao coal power plant. A banner reading "Quit Coal" hangs on the Rainbow Warrior's masts. Greenpeace is protesting the impending expansion of...

Volunteers light candles

Image | 10 June, 2008 at 3:00

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...

Greenpeace occupies proposed Philippine coal station site

Feature story | 13 June, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists from different countries, including the crew of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior, and members of Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE) have established a "climate defenders camp" at the site of a proposed...

Greenpeace activists construct a "climate

Image | 13 June, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists construct a "climate defenders camp" at the site of a proposed coal plant coal in Iloilo city, Philippines demanding the cancellation of the said coal plant.

Philippine's leg of Quit Coal tour wraps up

Feature story | 20 June, 2008 at 20:07

“We believe there is no place for coal in a world beset by climate change and certainly there is no place for coal in Albay”That was the statement of Governor Joey Sarte Salceda, setting the tone for our one month Quit Coal tour of the...

The answer my friend is blowing in the wind

Blog entry by Mareike | 7 July, 2008 3 comments

Although this song reminds me of dreamy hippies, here in Southern Thailand it is reality. The Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Thailand and was greeted by traditional Thai dancers. My heart beat faster when the ship came into port. I...

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged

Image | 15 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong 250Kms east of Bangkok, July 15, 2008, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners...

Israeli Marine forces board the SV Rainbow

Image | 8 September, 2008 at 3:00

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...

Greenpeace activists paint the slogan 'Quit

Image | 6 October, 2008 at 12:49

Greenpeace activists paint the slogan 'Quit Coal' in English and Spanish onto the side of the Windsor Adventure, a coal cargo ship from Colombia to Spain. The action was in protest against the Spanish government for causing climate change by...

Quit Coal tour back in action

Blog entry by Jess | 19 October, 2008

An update from Quit Coal tour in Italy Very early this morning, several teams of activists from the Artic Sunrise took action at the E.ON coal power plant in Sardinia. The activists stopped two conveyor belts carrying coal into the...

Coal blockade brings climate commitment

Feature story | 20 October, 2008 at 2:00

The Quit Coal tour was back in action this weekend in Italy. Activists showed up at the E.ON owned Fiume Santo coal-fired power station to let Sardinia and E.ON know their plan to expand coal capacity in the region wouldn’t go unnoticed.

Greenpeace activists block the coal supply

Image | 20 October, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists block the coal supply to the Fiume Santo power plant of E.ON by locking on to the coal conveyors to protest against the Sardinian authorities’ and energy company E.ON’s expansion of coal power on the island and rejection of...

Quit Coal tour back in action - Update

Blog entry by Jess | 20 October, 2008

Yesterday, I promised you an update on the action going down as part of the Quit Coal tour in Italy. Turns out the action ended with some pretty good news. Activists stuck it out for 14 hours as they called attention to the plans...

Greenpeace activists block the coal supply

Image | 21 October, 2008 at 12:57

Greenpeace activists block the coal supply to the Fiume Santo power plant of E.ON by locking on to the coal conveyors to protest against the Sardinian authorities' and energy company E.ON's expansion of coal power on the island and rejection of...

Greenpeace activists added their voice to

Image | 26 October, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists added their voice to the regional government's - calling on energy company Enel to shut down its coal-fired power plant in Genoa.

Protesters, government call for coal plant shut down

Feature story | 26 October, 2008 at 15:48

A series of protests this morning pressured the energy company Enel to shut down its coal-fired power plant in Genoa, Italy. Enel is keeping the plant open, despite demands by the regional government to shut it down immediately.

Quarterly - 2008.3

Background | 22 December, 2008 at 12:29

2008: The year in review

Feature story | 5 January, 2009 at 1:00

Here's a look at all the efforts for a green and peaceful future that our supporters made possible in 2008.

Action at Cilacap coal plant on Central Java’s south coast, Indonesia

Image | 12 February, 2009 at 15:24

Greenpeace takes direct action to expose the true cost of coal at Cilacap coal plant on Central Java’s south coast. 40 Greenpeace activists and local community representatives, wearing white masks to symbolise the health risks to local...

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | 12 February, 2009 at 15:29

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

Nuclear waste dumping: the historical precedents aren’t good

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2009

The UK government is to allow nuclear reactor operators to dump low level nuclear waste in ordinary refuse landfill sites accessible by the public . The move comes as part of an attempt to reduce the massive costs of decommissioning...

Nuclear News: French nuclear sector re-thinks strategy after UAE setback

Blog entry by Aslihan | 30 December, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: French nuclear sector re-thinks strategy after UAE setback The French nuclear power sector is to re-focus its strategy, notably in Britain and the United States, after losing out...

The Nuclear Reaction Awards 2009: The Blind Eye Award

Blog entry by Aslihan | 30 December, 2009 1 comment

Welcome to the second annual Nuclear Reaction Awards. As the year comes to its close we’d like to recognise those who have help make the nuclear industry the over-subsidised and under-scrutinised joke it is today. Today’s Award:...

Battle of the grids

Publication | 18 January, 2011 at 10:56

Europe’s electricity grid is characterised by big, polluting power stations pumping out constant energy, regardless of consumer need. Climate policy and consumer demand are hurtling us towards a smarter, more efficient Europe-wide grid opening up...

Coal Free Future Tour

Image | 3 February, 2011 at 18:03

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...

Join our Facebook petition - competition!

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 11 February, 2011 31 comments

We've just launched a photo petition (or, competition  - see below!) for everyone who wants Facebook to pledge to go green by Earth Day , and it's already chock full of images from supporters! Student climate activists in the...

Shut it Down - Quit Coal!

Image | 17 February, 2011 at 17:00

17 February 2011 - United States. Greenpeace activists hang a banner at the Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station that reads "Shut it Down - Quit Coal." The Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station emits more than a million tons of carbon dioxide per...

Thai Coal Plant Protest

Image | 24 February, 2011 at 16:08

24 February 2011 - Thailand. Children join Greenpeace and thousands of other people from Nakhon Si Thammarat to protest plans for a new coal-fired power station to be built in their province by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand...

Greenpeace supporters set world record for most Facebook comments

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 14 April, 2011 5 comments

We just set a world record for the most comments on a single Facebook post in one day! Our supporters posted no less than 80,000 comments in at least eleven languages on our Facebook Unfriend Coal page in the past 24 hours. ...

Airship Flies Over Facebook Headquarters

Image | 14 April, 2011 at 17:34

14 April 2011 - USA. The Greenpeace Airship A.E. Bates flies over Facebook headquarters with a banner reading “Facebook: Join the Energy Revolution.” Greenpeace is calling on the social networking giant to start powering its services with...

How to quit coal - in 30 seconds!

Blog entry by Dietlind | 26 May, 2011 1 comment

This great 30 second video just in from our US office. Help us in our campaign to quit coal by watching and then sharing it with your friends. The more views it gets in its first 24 hours, the more likely the video is to...

Daily news: Five tonnes of coal delivered to South African power company, and...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 27 June, 2011

Top news: Eskom gets big coal delivery; Nuclear should work towards nuclear energy phase-out following Fukushima disaster; new GE edible crop to be sold following three months of animal testing; eco-tourists in the Philippines welcomed...

Month in Pictures - June 2011

Image gallery | 1 July, 2011

Medical and Military Experts agree on climate action

Blog entry by Anna K | 17 October, 2011 3 comments

Medical and military experts agree that when it comes to climate change, just as in their own fields, “Prevention is the best solution”. Today in London, leading doctors, scientists and security experts met to discuss the...

Apple: Think Different about your dirty energy

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 25 April, 2012 15 comments

The Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not careful,...

Apple: Think Different about your dirty energy

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 25 April, 2012

The Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not...

Activists block Duke coal shipment, link mountaintop removal to iCloud

Blog entry by Gabe Wisniewski | 3 May, 2012 5 comments

A set of train tracks in rural North Carolina is not the kind of place that brings iPads to mind. But this railroad is part of the chain that links you and me – and anyone who uses the cloud – to the massive destruction caused by the...

Activists block Duke coal shipment, link mountaintop removal to iCloud

Blog entry by Gabe Wisniewski | 3 May, 2012

A set of train tracks in rural North Carolina is not the kind of place that brings iPads to mind. But this railroad is part of the chain that links you and me – and anyone who uses the cloud – to the massive destruction caused by...

Activists Block Duke Coal Shipment, link Mountaintop Removal to iCloud

Press release | 4 May, 2012 at 1:22

CHARLOTTE, NC, USA, May 3, 2012 - This morning, seven activists from Greenpeace, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival), Katuah Earth First! and Mountain Keepers were taken into custody for...

A look at the coal plants behind the iCloud

Blog entry by Iris Cheng | 7 May, 2012 1 comment

How does Apple’s $1billion iDataCenter in Maiden, North Carolina draw its power? Apple is sending millions of dollars a year to Duke Energy , one of the few utilities in the US that is still building coal plants.   By making a...

A look at the coal plants behind the iCloud

Blog entry by Iris Cheng | 8 May, 2012

How does Apple’s $1billion iDataCenter in Maiden, North Carolina draw its power? Apple is sending millions of dollars a year to Duke Energy , one of the few utilities in the US that is still building coal plants.   By making a...

Apple can be an environmental leader again

Blog entry by Renee Blanchard | 9 May, 2012 1 comment

The very first campaign I worked on when I arrived at Greenpeace in 2006 was the Green My Apple campaign. It was exciting and different, and as someone who has proudly held on to her iMac G3 (Bondi Blue I might add) to this very day, I...

Greenpeace activists barricade themselves in “iPod” at Apple’s headquarters to...

Press release | 15 May, 2012 at 18:06

Cupertino, CA, US, May 15, 2012 - Two Greenpeace activists barricaded themselves in a giant “iPod” in front of the entrance to Apple’s headquarters this morning, from where they broadcast audio messages from people around the world to Apple’s...

Apple responds to customers, starts down road to clean energy iCloud

Blog entry by Gary Cook | 18 May, 2012 1 comment

This week, after hundreds of thousands of Apple customers and Greenpeace supporters asked the company to use clean energy instead of dirty coal, it announced a significant investment in local renewable energy to power its data centre...

Apple responds to customers, starts down road to clean energy iCloud

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 18 May, 2012

This week, after hundreds of thousands of Apple customers and Greenpeace supporters asked the company to use clean energy instead of dirty coal, it announced a significant investment in local renewable energy to power its data...

Apple states bold coal-free ambition for iCloud, now must explain how it will get there

Blog entry by Gary Cook | 23 May, 2012 4 comments

Apple has made a bold claim to make all three of its data centres “coal free” and has doubled the amount of solar energy powering its data centre in North Carolina. Apple’s customers certainly appreciate boldness, and will love the...

Microsoft should read its own reports on powering data centres

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 14 June, 2012 1 comment

Microsoft has turned up at the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil, unveiling a new website featuring a calculator that it says shows how much energy would be saved if more businesses moved their data to the cloud. Now, there’s some...

Microsoft should read its own reports on powering data centres

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 14 June, 2012

Microsoft has turned up at the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil, unveiling a new website featuring a calculator that it says shows how much energy would be saved if more businesses moved their data to the cloud. Now, there’s some...

Amazon failing to admit its dirty cloud problem

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 20 June, 2012 6 comments

Some of the top executives at Amazon are touring the world right now, attending sales conferences and trying to persuade smaller businesses to store their data in Amazon’s massive cloud operations. Those businesses are looking to...

Amazon failing to admit its dirty cloud problem

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 20 June, 2012

Some of the top executives at Amazon are touring the world right now, attending sales conferences and trying to persuade smaller businesses to store their data in Amazon’s massive cloud operations. Those businesses are looking to...

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