BREAKING: Shell threatens Greenpeace protestors with jail and fines:
But legal tactics fail as Greenpeace sends second boat and more climbers
Shell has attempted to silence Greenpeace International’s peaceful occupation of its oil and gas platform at sea, by hitting the campaign group with an injunction late on Friday [FEB 3] - threatening up to two years’ jail time and fines .
COP27: Putting Justice at the Heart of Climate Action
When climate disaster is having a disproportionately large impact on the poorer communities of the Global South, a United Nations Climate Change Conference on the frontlines of the crisis is…
Greenpeace urges the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States
to pressure on holding an urgent meeting to fund the FSO Safer rescue plan
In a letter addressed to the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Greenpeace called for coordination between member states to hold an urgent meeting for Arab foreign ministers to fund the UN plan to rescue FSO Safer, and resolve the humanitarian and environmental...
Countries must step up to fully fund US$80 million FSO Safer oil tanker rescue off Yemen
Meeting at the UN pledge conference to salvage the FSO Safer oil tanker, countries like the Netherlands, France, Finland, Germany, Qatar, Sweden, the UK and others committed a total covering only half of the required US$80 million needed to get the oil transferred from the rusting Safer currently anchored 6 km (4 miles) off the coast of Yemen to another tanker.
It’s the waiting….waiting and hoping….
Alarm bells have been ringing increasingly louder. The United Nations, governments, humanitarian and environmental organisations, scientists, journalists, - all have issued dire warnings. The dangers to human life and the environment are clear...
FSO Safer tanker could trigger major oil disaster, study shows Barriers to undertake swift resolution are not technical but political
Without a swift resolution, an explosion or leak from the rusting oil tanker FSO Safer off the coast of Yemen could trigger one of the biggest oil spill disasters in history.
COP26 end in Glasgow – Greenpeace response
Reacting to the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow, Greenpeace International Executive Director Jennifer Morgan said: “It’s meek, it’s weak and the 1.5C goal is only just alive, but a signal has been sent that the era of coal is ending. And that matters
Greenpeace MENA congratulates Egypt and UAE as next climate COP hosts
Reacting to the announcement that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates will be the next hosts of the 27th and 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP) respectively, Ghiwa Nakat, executive director of Greenpeace MENA, said...
Greenpeace expresses concern over KSA net zero announcement: nothing but fossil fuel propaganda ahead of COP-26
Greenpeace MENA is concerned that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s announcement of its pledge to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2060, lacks a serious...
Open letter to H.E. Dr. Walid Fayad, Minister of Energy and Water
First of all, we would like to congratulate you on assuming your new role as minister, while recognizing the immense responsibilities of the Ministry of Energy and Water (MoEW), especially in the current circumstances: the State failing to provide electricity...