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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Greenpeace

Last year
# Chaos Costs Lives
Protestors stage sit-down protest inside the Houses of Parliament about cost of living crisis
The demonstrators took part in the protest in the central lobby of the Palace of Westminster, some with a Greenpeace banner reading “Chaos Costs Lives”.
All time
# mark field
UK minister suspended after grabbing female climate protester by the neck
Mark Field has said he “acted instinctively” when he saw the woman and feared she may be armed.
# IN 1985
The Greens' new senator on her activist past and the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior
Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan has had a pretty unique career to date.
# shine a light
Greenpeace leaks secret TTIP files, attacks "transfer of power from people to big business"
Irish MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said today that the leaked documents showed “exactly why the negotiations need to be out in the open”.
# a few squid
Terrifying giant squid filmed attacking Greenpeace submarine
Damn nature, you scary.
# everything is not awesome
Here's the video that made LEGO kick Shell to the kerb
A Greenpeace campaign has led to the toy giant distancing itself from Shell.
# grace o'sullivan
Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success...
Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.
# Russia
Russia gives amnesty to Pussy Riot and Greenpeace
The environmentalists and the two musicians might be released as early as tomorrow.
# arctic 30
Greenpeace activist suspends from Eiffel Tower in protest
The stunt was to highlight the ongoing detention in Russia of Greenpeace activists.
# Greenpeace
Russia switches Greenpeace activists' charges from piracy to 'hooliganism'
The new charge – used against the members of Pussy Riot – carries a maximum sentence of seven years in a penal colony.
# Protest
Greenpeace protesters abseil from stadium roof during Champions League match
FC Basel v Schalke 04 was temporarily delayed by an environmental protest.
# Russia
Greenpeace activists could face 15 years in Russian prison for piracy
The 30 activists from 18 countries have been detained since they scaled an oil platform in the Arctic last week.
# nukes
Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in
Activists hung banners reading “Tricastin: a nuclear accident” and “Francois Hollande: president of a catastrophe?”.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: the government promises no more public sector pay cuts; Serbian authorities arrest fugitive Goran Hadzic; and one blogger’s marriage advice – “when you marry, you should marry a Chinese woman”.
# Denied
Greenpeace prevented from posting protest pictures on Twitter and Facebook
Activists occupied the headquarters of an energy company in Edinburgh on Monday.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
More violence in Greece, the Healy-Rae row just isn’t going away, Full Tilt Poker halts play and…remember that Volkswagen Vadar commerical? There’s an update.
# Oil Rig Raid
Greenpeace occupy Arctic oil rig
Protesters say they have succeeded in stopping operations at the Baffin Bay oil rig off the coast of Greenland.