Global cost of air pollution $2.9 trillion a year: NGO report

2020-03-02 18:34

The global cost of air pollution caused by fossil fuels is $8bn a day, or roughly 3.3% of the world's GDP, an environmental research group has announced.

SA govt lacking 'vision and urgency' on the climate crisis - Greenpeace

2019-08-31 09:43

The South African government says the right things about climate change, but continues to do the wrong things, global environmental activist group Greenpeace has said.

Australia offers climate funding to Pacific islands

2019-08-14 05:56

Australia has announced a A$500m climate change package for Pacific island countries, which have been increasingly vocal in demanding their powerful neighbour curb its carbon emissions.

Greenpeace sounds alarm over shark overfishing in North Atlantic

2019-06-27 12:59

Thousands of endangered sharks are killed each year in the North Atlantic due to a lack of protection against overfishing in international waters, Greenpeace said.

Here's how many premature deaths in SA are linked to Eskom power plants - Greenpeace claim

2019-03-27 16:14

Eskom's pollution has been linked to premature deaths in Mpumalanga and Gauteng, an environmental organisation has charged.

Brazil denies Total a license to drill near Amazon mouth

2018-12-08 16:30

Brazil's environmental regulator on Friday denied French oil giant Total a license to drill for crude in five blocks near the mouth of the Amazon river.

Greenpeace protests ahead of Poland climate summit

2018-11-27 20:56

Greenpeace protestors scaled a massive chimney at Poland's Belchatow coal-fired power plant as one of Europe's largest polluters gears up to host the COP24 global climate summit.

Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands

2018-09-20 06:34

Greenpeace says global consumer brands continue to buy palm oil from companies that are cutting down Indonesia's rainforests despite repeated pledges to clean up their supply chains.

SA falling behind on renewable energy

2018-05-02 14:00

South Africa is falling behind on renewable energy project implementation even as other nations accelerate their plans for green energy.

Numsa accuses Greenpeace of insulting workers

2018-03-19 10:34

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has blasted environmental organisation Greenpeace over its position on renewable energy.


WATCH | Greenpeace protesters daringly dangle from Texas bridge

2019-09-13 12:04

At least 11 Greenpeace protesters could be seen dangling from the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas, near Houston, just ahead of the third 2020 Democratic debate being held in Houston.

Eskom, Sasol drive sulphur emissions in Kriel to second highest on earth - Greenpeace

2019-08-19 07:33

The area around coal-fired plants owned by South Africa's state power utility Eskom ranks as the world's second-largest hotspot of sulphur dioxide emissions, according to Greenpeace.

Greenpeace wants more urgency from government to avoid 'airpocalypse'

2019-07-12 21:15

Global environmental activist group Greenpeace said the best way for South Africa to tackle climate change was for the country to shift away from fossil fuels.

BP staff work from home as Greenpeace blockades London HQ

2019-05-21 05:00

BP is continuing normal operations as employees work from home after Greenpeace put up barriers on the entrances to its London headquarters.

WATCH: Japan announces IWC withdrawal, will resume commercial whaling

2018-12-26 09:07

Japan said Wednesday it is withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission and will resume commercial whaling next year, in a move expected to spark international criticism.

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

2018-12-08 13:13

Dismayed by the German government's failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action.

Revealed: Here's where the worst air pollution is in SA

2018-10-29 15:11

Satellite data from the TROPOMI instrument has shown Mpumalanga to be a global pollution hotspot.

Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact

2018-05-20 19:07

Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation.

Greenpeace says brands refusing to reveal palm oil sources

2018-03-20 08:49

Greenpeace says household brands including PepsiCo and Johnson & Johnson are refusing to disclose where they get their palm oil from.

Greenpeace hammers Numsa over IPP interdict

2018-03-14 12:22

Greenpeace has condemned Numsa after its court interdict preventing 27 contracts with renewable energy independent power producers from being signed.

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