Greenpeace UK has been fined £80k for breaching a court interdict during a protest against a BP oil rig in the North Sea last summer. But campaigners are still challenging BP's drilling permit in the courts. The oil giant plans to drill a major new well giving it access to up to 30 million barrels of oil.
A coalition of MPs, renewables industry representatives and environmental groups has today [02.07.2020] written an open letter to Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, urging Government not to protect the interests of the oil and gas industry at the expense of workers and our climate.
Ahead of Boris Johnson's speech about economic recovery, a broad coalition of NGOs is calling on the prime minister to launch a nationwide programme to insulate energy-wasting UK homes, creating jobs and cutting planet-heating emissions.
In response to today’s announcement by Unilever, John Sauven, Executive Director of Greenpeace UK, said:
A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that supertrawlers spent 2963 hours fishing in UK Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in 2019, the equivalent of 123 days.
Everyone's talking about the 'green recovery'. But what does that actually involve? A new Greenpeace manifesto sets out what the government can do to tackle both the Covid recession and the climate emergency