Greenpeace warns ANC to drop nuclear plans

2015-10-06 11:15

Greenpeace has a message for the ANC ahead of its National General Council meeting this week: drop nuclear energy, or face massive resistance.

India cancels foreign funding licence of Greenpeace local unit

2015-09-03 21:29

India's government has cancelled a licence that allowed Greenpeace International's Indian unit to receive donations from abroad.

China battles contamination at chemical blast site

2015-08-14 09:26

Chinese authorities are struggling to extinguish fires and identify dangerous chemicals at a devastated industrial site, two days after giant explosions killed dozens and left residents in fear of being cloaked in a toxic cloud.

Environmental protesters scale N Zealand parliament roof

2015-06-25 17:03

Four environmental protesters have beached security at the New Zealand’s parliamentary complex by scaling the roof and perching themselves on a ledge above the main entrance.

Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig

2015-06-15 18:03

Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig from leaving Seattle, heading to drill off Alaska

India court grants Greenpeace access to bank accounts

2015-05-28 08:52

A court in New Delhi has ordered authorities to unfreeze Greenpeace India’s local bank accounts in a partial victory for the environmental campaigner in its ongoing battle against the government.

Renewable energy vital for internet lifestyles

2015-05-13 00:00

A Greenpeace report has charged utilities with hampering efforts to use renewable energy to power data centres needed for services hosted in the cloud.

China's choking air pollution goes west - Greenpeace

2015-04-22 11:08

China's choking air pollution is moving to the country's west, environmental group Greenpeace says, though air quality may have modestly improved in eastern cities such as Beijing.

Greenpeace leaves Arctic drill rig after 6 day stay

2015-04-13 08:50

Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean, the organisation says.

1 000s evacuated in Argentina flooding

2015-03-05 07:43

More heavy rain has triggered thousands of evacuations and flooding across five Argentine provinces, with at least one person dead and another missing.


100% renewable energy access for all by 2050 - Greenpeace

2015-10-06 07:24

Political will is needed to bring about a green and inclusive economy, says Greenpeace, which is launching a report to plot the way towards a new world.

Russia ordered to compensate Greenpeace in Arctic Sunrise case

2015-08-25 13:11

Environmental campaigners Greenpeace have welcomed a ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague that says Russia must pay them compensation for boarding their ship the Arctic Sunrise.

Greenpeace: China air pollution levels fall

2015-07-22 08:28

Air pollution levels in China’s cities improved in the first six months of this year but remained far worse than global and domestic standards, environmental campaign group Greenpeace says.

Dutch to cut emissions to protect citizens

2015-06-24 23:06

A Dutch court has ruled the Government must back a 25% cut in emissions by 2020 to protect its citizens.

Greenpeace says India barred activist from entry

2015-06-08 09:35

Greenpeace says an Australian staff member had been barred from entering India despite holding a valid visa, in what it says was the latest crackdown against the group.

Greenpeace calls for DRC probe

2015-05-26 21:42

Greenpeace has called on the United States, Europe and China to launch probes into companies selling lumber from the Democratic Republic of Congo where illegal logging is damaging the country's forests.

Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

2015-04-29 18:56

Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell have presented testimony to a federal court judge that the company needs safety zones to prevent Greenpeace activists from endangering company workers.

Turkey launches construction of first nuclear power plant

2015-04-14 15:03

Turkey has launched the construction of its first nuclear power plant, a controversial $20bn project slammed by ecologists which Ankara hopes will begin a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency.

Police break up anti-nuclear protest by Greenpeace

2015-03-09 14:15

Police in Paris have detained five Greenpeace activists after they dangled from a bridge and unfurled banners on the Seine River that call for cuts in nuclear power, the environmental group says.

Greenpeace seeks urgent meeting with Mahlobo

2015-02-26 19:43

Greenpeace director Kumi Naidoo has requested an urgent meeting with the minister of state security, following revelations by leaked documents from State Security Agency.

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