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Friday 18 September 2009
Monday 27 July 2009
Grace Boyle: 'It will take much more than threats of climate change to spur this mighty elephant into action'
Tuesday 14 July 2009
The following is by Akhila Vijayaraghavan, a friend of mine who works as a campaigner on sustainable agriculture at Greenpeace. She returned to India in March of this year having spent six years studying in Glasgow, and still retains much of the excellent accent. With this perspective, I asked her to write something on her impressions of the Indian attitude to environmentalism.
Friday 26 June 2009
My desk in the Greenpeace office is on the veranda, tucked under the last lip of roof cover. This means that when it's raining, like it's doing now, the water falls only a foot away, so I can reach out with my fingers and touch it.
Monday 22 June 2009
Police made a series of arrests early today after climate change campaigners boarded a coal freighter in a bid to prevent it unloading its cargo at a power station.
Wednesday 08 April 2009
A coalition of councils, residents and green groups has launched long-anticipated legal action against the Government's decision to approve a major expansion of Heathrow.
Tuesday 07 April 2009
Tuesday 07 April 2009
Greenpeace's long-held opposition to the Sellafield Mox Plant (SMP) is rooted in its opposition to the global trade of weapons-usable plutonium for fuel in nuclear reactors. The increased risks to global security from proliferation and use of nuclear materials were vividly underscored at the weekend by Barack Obama – risks that are inherent with the proposed expansion of nuclear power.
Sunday 15 February 2009
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson is likely to be one of the stars to be targeted by a forthcoming aviation industry campaign.
Wednesday 21 January 2009
The Congo rainforest, the second largest tropical forest in the world, has been handed a temporary lifeline after two-thirds of timber concessions were cancelled this week.
Friday 16 January 2009
Gordon Brown surrendered his credibility on climate change yesterday. He instructed his Transport Secretary to stand up in the Commons and claim a new runway at Heathrow could actually help to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 80 per cent by the middle of the 21st century. In reality, the airport would become the single largest source of CO2 in Britain.
Saturday 11 October 2008
Tuesday 30 September 2008
Wednesday 24 September 2008
Government plans for a next generation of nuclear power stations were boosted today after French group EDF unveiled a £12.5 billion deal to buy British Energy and build four new reactors in the UK.
Sunday 14 September 2008
Thursday, Ben Stewart feared, would be the day he started a prison term. But instead of being banged up, he found himself "in the green room of The Jeremy Vine Show, next to Cliff Richard".
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