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Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Greenpeace’

Govt Threatens Tar Sands Activists with Anti-Terror Laws

Govt Threatens Tar Sands Activists with Anti-Terror Laws

The provincial government in Alberta, Canada is threatening to unleash its counterterrorism plan if activists continue using civil disobedience to protest the tar sands, Canada’s fastest source of greenhouse gas emissions. In recent weeks, Greenpeace has staged three daring protests inside tar sands mines, temporarily shutting down parts of the world’s largest energy project. On […]

Greenpeace takes action over Spanish nuclear panel

Greenpeace takes action over Spanish nuclear panel

Environmental group Greenpeace says it took legal action on Friday against the government and the nuclear regulator for alleged delays in setting up a panel on nuclear safety with public participation. A Greenpeace statement said legislation provided for the Nuclear Safety Advisory Committee to be constituted by August 2008 in order to issue non-binding recommendations […]

700 strip naked for climate message

700 strip naked for climate message

700 strip naked for a climate warning message in a French vineyard ( Greenpeace / Pierre Gleizes ) 700 volunteers posed nude in a French vineyard to send a message about climate change. This human art installation in the South of Burgundy was created by artist Spencer Tunick – to warn about the dangers of […]

Activists occupy Shell upgrader site in Alberta

Activists occupy Shell upgrader site in Alberta

Environmental activists have occupied an expansion site at an upgrader majority owned by Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Greenpeace and the company said on Saturday, the third such protest in recent weeks to target facilities linked to oil sands production. Greenpeace said 19 activists scaled an under-construction upgrader at Shell’s Scotford facility in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta […]

Greenpeace blocks Arctic coal mine in Svalbard

Greenpeace blocks Arctic coal mine in Svalbard

Environmental activist group Greenpeace blocked on Friday a coal mine in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago deep in the Arctic, protesting plans for more coal production in one of the world’s northernmost regions. More than a dozen protesters stopped a conveyor belt at the Svea mine carrying coal to a ship due to sail to Portugal with […]

Greenpeace Ends Alberta Oilsands Protest After 31 Hours With No Charges Laid

Greenpeace Ends Alberta Oilsands Protest After 31 Hours With No Charges Laid

A Greenpeace protest at the massive Shell oilsands mine in northern Alberta ended peacefully Wednesday after 31 hours with an agreement that there will be no charges and no arrests. “Shell has agreed not to pursue criminal charges against the protesters because it does nothing to further the climate change conversation,” John Abbott, Shell’s executive […]

Greenpeace Activists Chained Themselves To A Ship

Greenpeace Activists Chained Themselves To A Ship

Greenpeace activists have chained themselves to a ship moored off Tauranga, protesting against a shipment of palm kernel animal feed. The 12 activists have boarded the East Ambition, waiting to enter the Port of Tauranga and destined for Fonterra dairy farms. The protestors are calling on Prime Minister John Key to halt imports of the […]

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