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Copenhagen a cop-out

Feature story | 19 December, 2009 at 1:00

Two years have passed since world leaders promised all of us a deal to stop climate change. After two weeks of UN negotiations, politicians breezed in, had dinner with the Queen, a three hour lunch, took some photos and then delivered what could...

"Obama" vows to end climate crisis

Feature story | 18 September, 2009 at 2:00

In a “historic announcement” today delivered from the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, “President Obama” has vowed to end the climate crisis by committing to legally binding, timely and deep emissions reductions that are ambitious, equitable...

23 Greenpeace activists blockade tar sands operation

Feature story | 1 October, 2009 at 2:00

'Dying for climate leadership' - is the message 23 Greenpeace activists, from Canada, France, Germany and Brazil, took to the heart of Canada’s deadly tar sands development today. Shutting down a conveyor belt in an open pit mine, they renewed...

The campaign that launched 1000 geeks

Feature story | 27 May, 2009 at 2:00

If saving our climate was a game of poker and all the various stakeholders - our heads of state, the energy industry, environmentalists, etc - were players, there would be one player at the table who hasn't yet shown their cards. The hold-out in...

Green jobs: 8 million (more) reasons to avoid catastrophic climate change

Blog entry by laurak | 16 September, 2009 8 comments

By Julien Vincent, Climate and Energy Campaigner - Greenpeace Australia-Pacific The jobs question. It is often the ‘elephant in the room’ during debates over climate change and the need to decarbonise our global energy supply.

Don't mention Yucca Mountain

Blog entry by Justin | 31 October, 2008

Whenever he campaigns in Nevada, republican presidential candidate John McCain works hard to avoid any mention the state’s Yucca Mountain project. The nuclear waste repository is yet to be completed and is currently 20 years behind...

Climate change video FAQs

Background | 23 July, 2009 at 17:54

The answers to climate change are here ... These are the most frequently asked questions about climate change determined by you - Greenpeace supporters. Our busy climate campaigners have sat down for a video one-to-one to give you the answers.

Revealed: the coal industry’s plan to devastate the climate

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | 23 November, 2012 4 comments

It’s been quite a week. In this lead up to the UN climate conference in Doha which starts Monday, there was news almost every day about soaring CO 2 emissions and the threat of catastrophic climate change. On Monday, the World...

Age of Stupid

Background | 30 March, 2010 at 11:14

It is 2055. From amidst the destruction of a devastated future world a man looks back at footage from 2008 and wonders: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance? Welcome to the Age of Stupid ...

Lanterns light up the sky in Delhi

Blog entry by arook | 11 December, 2009 1 comment

Last night in Delhi, lanterns lit up the sky as a coalition of NGOs, religious leaders and climate affected communities joined hands at the Lotus Temple calling on leaders to save the climate. About a hundred activists gathered on the...

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