Greenpeace wants lawsuit moved to possibly friendlier venue

Enviroment 04/27/19, 08:11

Greenpeace is seeking to move a lawsuit alleging it conspired against the Dakota Access oil pipeline from North Dakota state court to federal court, where the environmental group has already prevailed against racketeering claims alleged by the pipeline's developer.Greenpeace wants ...

Update: Vote in Finland called “the climate election”

Europe 04/14/19, 05:58

The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local):12:40 a.m.Greenpeace is calling the parliamentary vote in Finland the "climate election," saying that "never before has climate and the limits of planet Earth been discussed with such seriousness in Finland."Chairman of ...

French government faces legal challenge for climate action

Europe 03/14/19, 08:01

Four activist groups have launched legal action to try to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change.Greenpeace, Oxfam and two French environmental groups hope for an eventual court ruling requiring France to further ...

Indonesia land-burning fines unpaid years after fires

Enviroment 02/14/19, 20:41

Indonesian plantation companies fined for burning huge areas of land since 2009 have failed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties meant to hold them accountable for actions that took a devastating environmental and human toll.The palm oil ...

Miners, environmentalists protest outside German coal talks

Europe 01/25/19, 06:09

Miners' unions and environmentalists held competing protests Friday outside the German government building where experts were holding crunch talks on plans to end the country's use of coal.Unions oppose Germany quitting coal quickly and are demanding assurances from the government ...

Greenpeace activists protest ahead of Polish climate summit

World 11/27/18, 06:28

A group of environmentalists has climbed a smokestack at Europe's largest lignite power plant in central Poland to spur politicians into action at the global climate summit that the country will host next month.The Nov. 20, 2018 photo shows disused ...

Groups target Europe’s coal companies over harmful emissions

Europe 11/20/18, 07:07

Environmental groups claimed Tuesday that 10 utility companies are responsible for the majority of premature deaths caused by emissions from coal-fired power plants in Europe.In a report on the health impacts of coal emissions across Europe, five campaign groups blamed ...

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