USCAN MEMBER REPORTS World Bank: An April 14th report by Friends of the Earth and several other non-governmental organizations highlights the World Bank’s continued detrimental financing of fossil fuels. According to seven case studies of the report “World Bank, Climate Change and Energy Financing: Something Old. Something New?” the Bank’s increase in carbon-intensive financing and [...]
The work to achieve a climate and energy bill in the United States is moving with considerably slower momentum this spring than it did at the same time last year. A number of factors contribute, not the least of which is the time and focus that the White House and Democrats in Congress devoted to [...]
Yesterday, members of Greenpeace sent their own emergency response team to the scene of an environmental crime: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters. They declared the building a “Climate Policy Hostage Area,” and a “Global Warming Crime Scene.” Greenpeace activists arrived in climate emergency vehicles, including squad cars from the “Climate Crime Unit” and an [...]
Executive Director of Greenpeace International Kumi Naidoo speaks from Copenhagen on December 12, 2009 about the importance of action, both in civic and governmental realms, and offers a special appeal for Barack Obama.
Check out this behind the scenes look at Greenpeace International in Copenhagen where hundreds of activists prepare for the Global Day of Climate Action, December 12, 2009.