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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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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