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Saturday, 11 November 2017

GreenPeace: Greenpeace activists protest against coal shipment, demand G20 leaders #EndCoal

Greenpeace activists protest against coal shipment, demand G20 leaders #EndCoal
Hamburg, 2 July 2017 – Greenpeace activists have protested against the arrival of a coal ship in Hamburg today, demanding that G20 leaders meeting in the German port city next week swiftly end the use of coal and ramp up global climate action. The activists wrote 'end coal' in 2-metre letters on the ship Golden Opportunity, which is delivering 75,000 tonnes of coal from Russia to Hamburg, one of Europe's largest coal ports. In 2015, Hamburg port handled a total of 7.7 million tonnes of coal. Kayakers and swimmers accompanied the ship on Sunday with banners demanding the G20 to '#EndCoal'. Greenpeace Germany energy expert, Andree Böhling, said: "Global climate action means we must stop...
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