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Tuesday 19 July 2011
More than 60 Greenpeace activists, around half of whom were dressed as polar bears, entered and staged a protest at the Edinburgh headquarters of FTSE 100-listed Cairn Energy yesterday, demanding that the oil and gas prospector publish plans detailing how it would respond in the event of an oil spill at its Arctic operations off the Greenland coast.
Saturday 02 July 2011
A Greenpeace video attacking the environmental record of Volkswagen has been dropped from the internet after a complaint from the creator of Star Wars.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Europe's largest car maker, Volkswagen, is accused of exaggerating its green record and resisting attempts to make popular models such as the market-leading Golf more fuel efficient.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Greenpeace ignored a court injunction and boarded a Cairn Energy drilling rig off Greenland yesterday, raising the stakes in a battle over the development of the area as a major new oil-producing province.
Friday 17 June 2011
Sir Bill Gammell, the founder of Cairn Energy, is to swap the chief executive's role for the chairman's as part a boardroom shake-up at the FTSE 100-listed oil company.
Thursday 16 June 2011
The world's foremost authority on climate change used a Greenpeace campaigner to help write one of its key reports, which critics say made misleading claims about renewable energy, The Independent has learnt.
Friday 10 June 2011
The British oil company Cairn Energy has been granted an injunction by a Dutch court to prevent Greenpeace activists boarding its two deep sea drilling rigs 180km off the coast of Greenland.
Saturday 04 June 2011
Environmental activists managed to get on board an oil exploration rig in Arctic waters today as part of an ongoing protest against drilling.
Monday 30 May 2011
Three Greenpeace activists yesterday climbed up an oil rig off Greenland's coast in an attempt to stop a Scottish oil company from starting deepwater drilling in arctic waters, the environmental group said.
Friday 13 May 2011
Uranium fuel in at least one of the six reactors at Fukushima has melted, the operator of the crippled nuclear plant has said. The admission effectively torpedoes a plan to flood the overheating fuel with water and bring a quick end to the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Wind turbine giant Vestas is planning to build a new factory in the UK, creating 2,000 jobs, the company said today.
Friday 22 April 2011
Greenpeace activists climbed aboard an oil rig off Turkey today in a bid to prevent it from leaving for Greenland to begin deep-water drilling in the Arctic.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Letters from customers and embarrassing headlines have forced the last major British supermarket group to drop a destructive form of tuna fishing.
Wednesday 16 March 2011
As thousands flee the reactors, some workers are trying to fix them
Thursday 10 March 2011
Britain's biggest tinned tuna brand has bowed to pressure from campaigners and agreed to end a destructive form of fishing.
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