Greenpeace activists ‘shut down’ more than 95 Barclays branches in protest

Several Barclays branches were blocked for access by Greenpeace activists who demanded that ‘Barclays stops its funding to fossil fuel companies’

‘Only a small part of America’s recyclable plastic actually gets recycled’

A new Greenpeace report claims many facilities are not able to process recyclable plastic items, causing them to be wasted

UK financing fossil fuel projects overseas ’emitting 69m tonnes of emissions’

The projects are backed by UK Export Finance – a government agency in the Department for International Trade – that provides loans and financial guarantees to UK companies involved in major projects around the world

Government releases heavily redacted ‘secret report’ on fracking

A total of 37 out of the 48 pages in the report are fully censored and others contain significant redactions

Sainsbury’s pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025

The supermarket uses almost 120,000 tonnes of plastic packaging every year

Greenpeace activists climb back on board BP oil rig

After police removed two protestors who had spent 70 hours blocking the rig from leaving Cromarty Firth, two more have replaced them

Greenpeace BP protest
Greenpeace activists shut down BP offices ahead of AGM

Climate campaigners have locked themselves in heavy containers placed to block all entrances to the energy giant’s headquarters

Third runway at Heathrow Airport cleared for take-off

MPs voted in favour of the controversial expansion plans

Greenpeace appeals after losing Norwegian Arctic oil drilling lawsuit

Greenpeace has launched an appeal after an Oslo court rejected its bid to block oil drilling in the Arctic. The environmental group had argued that Norway’s oil and gas exploration in the Arctic violates people’s right to a clean environment. However, the court said a licensing round in 2015 that awarded offshore exploration rights to […]

Industry reacts to Scotland’s fracking ban

The Scottish Government’s decision to ban fracking is a “blow” to the country. That’s the view of petrochemicals giant INEOS, which believes Scotland will miss out on economic and employment benefits “that will be enjoyed by the rest of the UK”, including an estimated 3,100 Scottish jobs. Tom Pickering, Operations Director at INEOS Shale said: […]