Phil Radford

As the Executive Director of Greenpeace, Phil Radford is at the helm of one of the largest and most influential environmental organizations in the country. Phil leads a national team of 500 highly-skilled environmental leaders working in 23 cities across the U.S. on national and global campaigns to protect our planet’s oceans, forests, and climate.
 

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Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 10:46am
It's Time To Free the Arctic 30 & Stand Up Against Fossil Fuel Extraction Everywhere
All around the globe, record numbers of people from all walks of life are being thrown into jails because they are standing up to protect the most basic of human needs -- uncontaminated water, unpolluted lands, and a liveable climate free from the ramifications of extreme fossil fuel extraction.
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Monday, October 14, 2013 - 12:14pm
In Photos: The Oil Spill North Dakota Tried to Keep Secret
On September 29th, Steve Jensen, a farmer in northwest North Dakota, discovered crude oil "spewing and bubbling 6 inches high" out on his field while he was harvesting wheat. The spewing oil came from a break in Tesoro Corporation's underground pipeline which carries crude oil from Bakken shale formation (fracking for oil) to Columbus, North Dakota.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 8:44am
President Unveils 'Obama Climate Pollution Test' for Future Energy Projects
On Tuesday, in his speech at Georgetown University, President Obama challenged us to answer the essential question for every future energy policy decision we face – what will the net climate impact be if this project goes forward?
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Monday, June 3, 2013 - 12:05pm
Why North Carolina's 'Moral Mondays' Matter for Democracy and the Planet
Every Monday for the past month, North Carolina citizens from across the spectrum have gathered at the State House in Raleigh to protest the pro-corporate, anti-rights agenda of the legislature's newly elected Republicans.
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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 2:09pm
Shell’s Plot to Take Away Your First Amendment Rights
Corporations want to work in secret. It’s what they do, and why they have lawyers.
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Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 9:28am
America's Environmental Future Starts Now
This Sunday, a new environmental movement will arrive in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people will join 350.org, the Sierra Club, and the Hip Hop Caucus' "Forward on Climate" rally to call out with one voice and demand Obama keep his promise to future generations. I will be proud to be there with them.
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 10:36am
Koch Industries Lobbying Puts Over 4 Million Americans in Danger
Recent Greenpeace analysis of lobbying disclosure records reveals that since 2005, Koch Industries has hired more lobbyists than Dow and Dupont to fight legislation that could protect over 100 million Americans from what national security experts say is a catastrophic risk from the bulk storage of poison gasses at dangerous chemical facilities such as oil refineries, chemical manufacturing facilities, and water treatment plants. Koch lobbyists even outnumber those at trade associations including the Chamber of Commerce and American Petroleum Institute.
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