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StopEsso in Germany

Feature story | 29 May, 2002 at 2:00

On the day of ExxonMobil's annual general meeting in the USA at Dallas, Texas, the global campaign to Stop Esso spread to yet another country, as activists in Germany protested in front of Esso's European headquarters in Hamburg.

G8 to act on climate change, later... maybe

Feature story | 7 June, 2007 at 2:00

In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's binding reductions of...

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...

Boulders against bottom trawling

Feature story | 12 August, 2008 at 2:00

The fishing industry seems determined to catch every last fish in the North Sea. The governments of the region and the EU have done little to stop them, but they may soon hit a few snags: a team from Greenpeace Germany and Greenpeace...

Taxpayer money could be handed over to climate killers

Blog entry by Jess | 30 October, 2008

Earlier today, activists in Germany "road up" on Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to protest Angela Merkel's climate policy on cars. Thirty activists on toy cars cruised over to the Chancellory and let Merkel know that building fuel efficient...

Germany bans Monsanto's maize

Feature story | 15 April, 2009 at 2:00

We're thrilled with an historic victory against genetically engineered crops. Germany has just announced that it will become the sixth EU country to ban the cultivation of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) maize MON810 - the only GE crop...

Quote of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 12 January, 2010

‘We should be investing in cheaper, safer, cleaner nuclear…’ - Google’s Energy “Czar” Bill Weihl from the New York Times on January 7, 2010. ‘Investing’ is clearly a typo. Surely Bill Weihl said ‘inventing’? We need to invent...

GE food: COMING SOON!?!?! - to a supermarket near you?

Feature story | 2 March, 2010 at 1:00

Just when we thought the threat to our environment couldn't get any worse after world leaders failed to secure a deal to save the climate in Copenhagen - we're now stunned to discover that the EU Commission is exploiting a 'backdoor' loophole to...

Atomkraft? Nein, Danke! say 150,000 in Germany

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 2 May, 2010

Nobody does anti-nuclear campaigning quite like they do in Germany. Spectacular and inspiring are the words. (c) Bente Stachowske / Greenpeace Last year 50,000 people took to the streets of Berlin . Last weekend almost...

Nuclear power and coalition government

Blog entry by jmckeati | 12 May, 2010 2 comments

Things have got very interesting for the future of the nuclear ‘renaissance’ in Europe in the last few days. Suddenly, things don’t look so optimistic for the nuclear industry. In Germany on Sunday, Angela Merkel’s coalition...

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