In May 2019, men with guns terrorised a village on the edge of a vast soya farming estate in Brazil, where huge traders Cargill and Bunge are well established. Yet another example of the human rights abuses that are so often linked to industrial agriculture, it was witnessed by Greenpeace researchers and journalists. This first hand account reveals how the ever increasing demand for meat and dairy is leading to violence against communities.
Sales now happen year-round, and they are a fast fashion bonanza. But fast fashion is a shocking contributor to climate change and water pollution – here are nine reasons to quit.
Black Friday is one of the biggest sales events of the year. But we are in a climate emergency and it’s not great shopping deals we need – but strong political deals that stop climate change, curb pollution and protect invaluable ecosystems.
A new ranking evaluates the green credentials of all major political party manifestos
The next government will be in power during a crucial time when the climate and nature emergencies need to be tackled head-on. Greenpeace policy experts have ranked the party manifestos on climate change and nature commitments to reveal how serious they are ahead of the first-ever TV debate focused on climate.
Boris Johnson once promised he would do everything possible to stop a third runway being built at Heathrow. Lately, he has been less committed, even though expanding airports makes no sense in a time of climate change.
Fossil fuel companies are agents of oppression. They continue with business as usual, knowing their business is contributing to the climate crisis, which has the greatest impact on people of colour and those in poverty. This is why I chose to intervene directly in BP’s plans to drill for new oil.
Over the last six weeks, 11 Indigenous leaders and activists from across Brazil have travelled through Europe demanding action against the escalating threats to their lives, lands and forests under the Bolsonaro government.