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Swedish 2010 elections don't deliver Green Promises!

The swedish elections, held last sunday, were dissappointing to every respect possible. The last somwhat progressive country in Europe fell ultimately to right-wing populism and centre-right nonsense. Sweden served as a role-model for much of Europe’s Social Democrats as well as people dreaming of more equal societies. The question Europe now has to answer is […]

Demonstration “Freedom not Fear 2010 – stop surveillance mania!”

I was today on the demonstration “Freiheit statt Angst” (Freedom not Fear) in Berlin with approx. 15.000 other people, friends and comrades. It was a very peaceful and coloful demonstration against th increased surveillance in Germany following the 9-11 attacks in the U.S.A. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I9VwI1aAmo The english call: Demonstration “Freedom not Fear 2010 – stop […]

Can Citizens Action Save the World?

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation in Sweden has published a new report, asking the basic question any young green activist has in his heart: can we change the world? It was written by someone who probably has some more experience with this than we folks: the boss of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo. It is not only […]

Glaciers in the Himalaya and why they are so valuable

While climate-deniers and other “free thinkers” still debate the lack of professionality of the IPCC concerning the two sentences on the glacier melting-process inthe Himalaya (remind: the IPCC took just one source which was unsure after all while most of the other stuff in the IPCC-report AR4 s verified by several hundreds of scientists), the […]

Nestle versus the World

The gen-food giant Nestlé has forced Greenpeace to take down a video campaigning against it on the grounds of Nestlé using palm oil. Here you can see the video! Have a break? from Greenpeace UK on Vimeo.

Amazing Picturs from China – about Pollution

I would like to share with you all the following link which brings us to an overview of pictures form Lu Guang. I am not posting this to give a bad impression on China, its people or landscape. Pictures like those were made all over the world by artistic photographers as there is much pollution […]

New Websit of GYG!

Hello, the GYG have a new website, check it out! www.globalyounggreens.org

The Robin Hood Tax

Is it really that easy? Yes it is! But if a push for the “tobin tax” fails, it could ultimately show us how fucked up humankind is. I have still (a little bit of) hope. Please sign and share this! THE ROBIN HOOD TAX. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYtNwmXKIvM&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

New Video from OXFAM and HBF

The NGO Oxfam and the German Institute and Green Think-Tank Heinrich Böll Foundation have made a new video which I strongly recommend to all of you. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/ltOERgbZXB0]

Frank Habineza and the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda under fire

I am sad to write, that our friends form the Greens in Rwanda, headed by Global Greens Coordination member, motor of the African Greens and friend of the Global Young Greens – Frank Habineza – are still being persecuted from a government that fears electoral competition. Please read the letter below. On Fri, Feb 5, […]