2 September, 2009 - 18:34
Campaigners sat in kayaks outside government offices in London to protest at “false solutions” to climate change. Twenty activists wearing flippers and goggles demonstrated at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to mark the end of the Climate Camp.
26 August, 2009 - 11:45
It looks as if all the recent efforts by the police to put their best caring-sharing face forward have fallen a little flat. After last years violence by police just around the corner from GreenNet's office, watch this video letter response to the Met.
17 August, 2009 - 16:47
by ding donging your bell on 9th September. Ding Day is a day for London cyclists to ring their bells with impunity, to say hello to other cyclists and be happy that they’re not stuck in a stuffy bus, tube or car.
28 July, 2009 - 19:04
Greenpeace has attacked HP for using toxic chemicals in the production of PCs. In California, US, staff at HP’s global headquarters were greeted with the message “HP = Hazardous Products” painted on the roof in large yellow letters and automated phone calls from actor William Shatner, calling upon the company to phase-out the toxic chemicals.
23 July, 2009 - 23:03
The first of four undersea cables bringing high-speed internet to eastern Africa has gon live. The BBC’s Anne Waithera, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, finds a nation impatient to join the broadband revolution. In a busy cyber cafe in Nairobi dozens of people, mostly young, are hunched over computers surfing the net.
23 July, 2009 - 11:15
Taxpayers’ money is being used to help private companies sell arms to repressive regimes and conflict zones. Long standing GreenNet member CAAT is campaigning to end government support for this deadly work.
23 June, 2009 - 13:50
As protests continue in Iran, details are emerging of the technology used to monitor its citizens. Iran is well known for filtering the net, but the government has moved to do the same for mobile phones. Nokia Siemens Network has confirmed it supplied Iran with the technology needed to monitor, control, and read local telephone calls.
19 June, 2009 - 15:28
June 19th was Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday, it is her 14th birthday in detention. As you know we set up 64ForSuu.org to allow people from all over the world to leave message of support for Burma’s democracy leader. Today Paul McCartney, Bono and Yoko Ono have all submitted message to the site.
18 June, 2009 - 12:21
Al-Haq is pleased to announce that on 18 and 19 June 2009, the UK Divisional Court in London will be hearing the preliminary motions of the case brought by Al-Haq, in cooperation with solicitor Phil Shiner of Public Interest Lawyers (PIL), challenging the UK government over its failure to fulfil its obligations under international law with respect to Israe
15 June, 2009 - 15:26
Dismay and sadness around the world as stories about a huge turnout and the greatest challenge to the status quo for years turn to reports of fraud. Iran’s protesters are being beaten in the streets, and communications have been blocked.