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“ASEAN must demonstrate leadership in UN climate negotiations” – A-FAB coalition of...

Feature story | April 4, 2011 at 14:47

Southeast Asian climate activists wearing winter jackets, rain gear and beach wear to portray climate chaos that is wreaking havoc across the region, met Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Cattle industry ban on Amazon destruction shows the way for protection of Indonesia’s...

Feature story | October 6, 2009 at 6:00

Some good news from the Amazon should be good news for Indonesia too. Yesterday four of the biggest players in the global cattle industry joined forces to reduce their carbon hoofprint and back our call for zero deforestation. JBS-Friboi, Bertin,...

Obama shows up in Copenhagen two months early

Feature story | October 2, 2009 at 6:00

Our jaws hit the deck and we all fell out of our inflatables when we got word that Presidents Obama, Lula, Zapatero and Prime Minister Hatoyama were going to show up in Copenhagen. And then we found out that instead of showing up in Copenhagen...

4 ways you can use the law to call out the fossil fuel industry – join the wave of...

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | November 16, 2016

The Paris agreement has catapulted us all into a new reality. Governments have signed it, now they must act on it. And meanwhile, a global movement of people against fossil fuels is moving ahead - and you can be a part of it. We are...

Doha debriefing

Blog entry by Amalie Obusan | December 11, 2012

Doha was my first time at a UN climate conference and not sure of what to expect, I was immediately reminded of what was at stake when 'super typhoon'  Bopha crashed into the Philippines  – a type of storm we may see more of if we do...

Greenpeace, Oxfam, WWF call on ASEAN to stand up for climate and its people at Cancun...

Press release | December 8, 2010 at 17:29

Activists from Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF under the umbrella of A-FAB coalition (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious, and Binding Global Deal) called on ASEAN delegates at Cancun Climate Conference to stand firmly as a bloc and push forward the interests...

Copenhagen Accord recycles old climate commitments

Press release | February 2, 2010 at 11:59

With the passing of the Copenhagen Accord's 31 January deadline for its supporters to submit their pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the absence of strengthened commitments has failed to meet the Accord's stated objective of taking action...

Chang[e] : Greenpeace calls on Obama to make history again

Feature story | September 12, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today embarked on an extraordinary 15-day journey with five elephants, to call upon the world leaders, particularly United States President Barack Obama to demonstrate audacious leadership and take immediate action to avert climate chaos.

Cancun builds momentum; much more work to be done to save the climate – Greenpeace

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 18:49

Governments at the Climate Change talks in Cancun have chosen hope over fear and put the world on a difficult but now possible-to-navigate path to a global deal to stop dangerous climate change.

Greenpeace to Aquino: Time to get dead serious with climate change

Press release | November 13, 2013 at 14:40

Manila, Philippines -- Greenpeace today reiterated its call to the Aquino government to tackle climate change with more sincerity and with more urgency in order to mitigate the devastating impacts of extreme weather phenomenon such as the likes...

Greenpeace: protection of ASEAN forests can deter climate change

Feature story | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace criticized the ASEAN leaders converging in Thailand for not taking adequate action to protect over 283 million hectares of forests in the region and threatening the very existence of forest communities and its rich biodiversity.

UNFCCC 101

Blog entry by Lea Guerrero | October 13, 2011

The UNFCCC is an international treaty which aims to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations that lead to global warming.  It was created during the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.  Every year, parties to the convention (i.e.

Welcome to Climate Change in Thailand!

Blog entry by Shailendra Yashwant | April 4, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Thailand, for yet another round of Climate change negotiations at the UN climate change conference to be held in Bangkok between April 3-8, 2011. We hope that the front page headlines in the...

Thailand’s rice-bowl under severe threat from climate change

Press release | September 21, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called upon world leaders gathered in New York for a United Nations summit on climate change to set aside short sighted political self interest and to expedite climate action by making available 140 billion USD annually, to ...

In a street

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

In a street-theatre protest today at the venue of the ASEAN summit, Greenpeace activists wearing masks of ASEAN heads of states and orang-utans mimicked the ceremonial hand-holding gesture of the ASEAN heads, who agreed to save the forest to help...

A mahout elder stands before an elephant

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A mahout elder stands before an elephant while waiting to perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in...

An elephant from the Greenpeace

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

An elephant from the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan forages for a meal as he prepares to rally with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa Province, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the...

Elephants of the Greenpeace

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

Elephants of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan are given a shower as they prepare to rally with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the province’s...

TheGreenpeace

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

TheGreenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan rallies with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the province’s “Rehabilitate and protect the Bangpakong River Basin”...

Greenpeace volunteers

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers, elephants and mahouts of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan prepare to rally with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the...

Monks ride an elephant as the Greenpeace

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

Monks ride an elephant as the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan rallies with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa Province, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the province’s “Rehabilitate and...

Five Asiatic Elephant (chang in Thai) walk

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Five Asiatic Elephant (chang in Thai) walk to the location of a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an...

School children hold placards written “Tcktcktck”

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

School children hold placards written “Tcktcktck” outside United Nations Building in Bangkok which will host a crucial UN Climate conference next month. The activity is a part of the launch of “Tcktcktck” campaign which aims to warn the world...

School children hold placards written “Tcktcktck”

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

School children hold placards written “Tcktcktck” outside United Nations Building in Bangkok which will host a crucial UN Climate conference next month. The activity is a part of the launch of “Tcktcktck” campaign which aims to warn the world...

Elephant and mahout eat breakfast as they

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

Elephant and mahout eat breakfast as they prepare to rally with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa Province, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the province’s “Rehabilitate and protect the...

Elephants and mahouts of the Greenpeace

Image | September 20, 2009 at 7:00

Elephants and mahouts of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan prepare to rally with communities, local government and civic groups in Chacheongsoa, around 100 kilometers North of Bangkok. The activity is part of the province’s “Rehabilitate and...

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