Greenpeace turns mountain into canvas for G7 climate appeal

As the G7 leaders prepare to talk about energy politics in Elmau, Greenpeace supporters laser-project a climate-appeal onto the nearby Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain.

ZUGSPITZE/GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY (JUNE 8, 2015) (GREENPEACE) – As the G7 prepared to leaders talk about energy politics at the G7 summit in Elmau, Greenpeace supporters on Monday (June 8) morning laser-projected a 1,000 metre-wide message demanding a global energy transition onto the nearby Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain,

The message, beamed on the mountain side by green laser light, read in German and English: “G7: Go for 100% renewables!”

Host of the G7 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has put climate change high on the agenda for Monday morning.