2007 Press Releases

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Greenpeace proposes rescue plan to halt tuna rip-off

Press release | 19 December, 2007 at 15:57

The scale of global tuna fisheries should immediately be halved, argues Greenpeace International, if declining stocks are to recover while at the same time ensuring the long-term profitability of the industry.

Commission car emissions proposal fails climate challenge

Press release | 19 December, 2007 at 12:15

In a long-awaited proposal, presented today, for curbing global warming pollution from new cars, the European Commission has relegated climate change to the back seat and granted major concessions to the car industry, said Greenpeace.

Greenpeace shuts down EU fisheries meeting

Press release | 17 December, 2007 at 11:16

Some 200 Greenpeace activists from 14 European countries this morning blocked the seven entrances to the building of the Council of the European Union where EU fisheries ministers were to gather for their annual meeting to discuss fishing quotas.

Home on the range: 25-40% emission reductions by 2020 agreed by Australia and Canada

Press release | 15 December, 2007 at 12:20

After holding out for two weeks, both Canada and Australia finally caved in and agreed at the climate talks in Bali to support a 25-40% emissions reduction target by 2020.

Climate talks brought back from the brink, but lacking substance

Press release | 15 December, 2007 at 12:13

The climate agreement finalised in Bali today has been stripped of the emission reduction targets that science and humanity demands, Greenpeace said today.

Machinima video calls on gamers to 'Battle for the Future' against toxic chemicals

Press release | 11 December, 2007 at 16:41

Greenpeace wants PlayStation, Xbox and Wii gamers to lay down the law to Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo and convince the electronics giants to catch up with the trend sweeping through the electronics industry by eliminating hazardous chemicals from...

‘Happy Birthday Kyoto’ – youth celebrates climate change treaty anniversary

Press release | 11 December, 2007 at 0:00

The youth group initiated by Greenpeace - Solar Generation - today called for the world to celebrate the Kyoto Protocol on its 10th anniversary - and shared a giant 1.5m three-tier birthday cake with the conference.

Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Press release | 7 December, 2007 at 15:02

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali today.The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging government...

Another tuna commission fails to protect the world's favourite fish - Greenpeace...

Press release | 7 December, 2007 at 9:54

Greenpeace served tunaless sushi to the delegates of the 4th session of the West and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (1) as the meeting failed to agree any new effective conservation measures to ensure the long-term survival of the region's...

Greenpeace urges European and African leaders to act against deforestation and...

Press release | 7 December, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace International today urged political leaders from Europe and Africa, attending a joint summit in Lisbon, to play an active role in ending tropical deforestation which accounts for roughly one-fifth of global greenhouse emissions.

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