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Live long and protest: the power of mass action is alive in Romania

Blog entry by Irina Bandrabur | 14 February, 2017

At the beginning of this month, the biggest mass protest in Romania since the fall of communism in 1989 unfolded across the country. Hundreds of thousands of people in the capital, Bucharest, and every major city in Romania took to the...

Silver Power: Swiss grannies challenge Government’s weak climate policies

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | 25 October, 2016

The Paris climate agreement got some new teeth today when more than 450 women aged 65 and older submitted a legal petition to force the Swiss government to take stronger action on climate change. The complaint alleges that weak...

Polish Environment Minister sacked in the middle of UN climate negotiations

Press release | 20 November, 2013 at 14:08

Warsaw, 20 November 2013 – Reacting to the firing of the Polish Environment Minister, Marcin Korolec in the middle of the UN climate negotiations in Warsaw, Maciej Muskat, Director of Greenpeace Poland said:

How the Japanese 'Research' Whaling Programme Could Be Ended Through the Japanese...

Publication | 12 November, 2009 at 14:10

The Japanese government-funded whaling programme runs at a loss and consumes more than US$8 million annually. A government spending review may be a effective way to cut lethal whaling.

Catch the Climate Fugitive in Hong Kong

Image | 19 May, 2010 at 13:17

19 May - Hong Kong. In the early hours, Greenpeace activists paint a 1km slogan on the road around the government office. The slogans read 'Save Climate, Catch the Climate Fugitive', urging the Chief Executive to realize his promise to a climate...

Whaling on Trial

Video | 18 April, 2009 at 16:19

Two activists from Greenpeace Japan face trial and a potential ten year prison sentence for exposing a scandal striking at the heart of Japan's government whaling operation.

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