Greenpeace

Independent campaigning organization that uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Canadian High Commission Blockaded by Oil Pipeline
The entrance to the Canadian High Commission in Trafalgar Square has been blocked by climate campaigners who’ve built a huge oil pipeline around the building. The protest comes as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau touches down in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. The pipeline is...
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Greenpeace USA Responds to Suspension of Kinder Morgan Pipeline Activity That Threatens Future of Expansion Project
Kinder Morgan Canada announced that it intends to suspend all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in response to continued opposition to the project. Nearly 200 people have now been arrested taking action against the pipeline, blockading...
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
New Documents Reveal What Shell Knew About Climate Change Decades Ago
In response to a Dutch journalist publishing a trove of internal Shell documents revealing what Shell knew about climate change and its risks to both the world’s people and the company’s profit, Greenpeace USA Acting Climate Director Naomi Ages said, “In 2015, we learned that Exxon knew decades ago...
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Monday, March 19, 2018
Greenpeace Co-Founder and Allies Arrested Protesting Trans Mountain Pipeline That Threatens Pacific Coast
Today, Greenpeace co-founder Rex Weyler and the children of founding family members were arrested while peacefully protesting the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. They were joined at the independently organized protest on unceded Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, Canada)...
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Greenpeace Calls on other Pacific Coast Elected Officials to Follow Inslee’s Example
Greenpeace USA responded to statements by Washington Governor Jay Inslee today in which he expressed opposition to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion because it would increase tar sands tanker traffic by as much as 700 percent off the Pacific Coast. The noise from tankers alone, as...
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Trump Has Now Somehow Picked Someone Even Worse Than Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State
In response to Donald Trump replacing Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State, Greenpeace USA Climate Director Naomi Ages said: “Donald Trump has now somehow picked someone even worse than Rex Tillerson to run the State Department. Greenpeace has been opposed to Tillerson as Secretary...
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Trump Infrastructure Plan is Another Corporate Giveaway to Dirty Energy
In response to Donald Trump’s proposed Infrastructure Bill , Greenpeace spokesperson Molly Dorozenski said: "Trump’s infrastructure bill is disguised as a 'jobs bill,' but it's yet another attempt by the administration to force through pipelines that threaten land, water and Indigenous sovereignty...
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Friday, January 05, 2018
Greenpeace Responds to UK Government Plan to Phase Out Coal by 2025
In response to the government's publication of their plans to phase out coal by 2025, Hannah Martin, Head of Energy at Greenpeace UK, said: "This is significant progress on making coal history in the birthplace of the industrial revolution. The government shares the credit with millions of UK...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Greenpeace Statement on TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill
Four days before the Nebraska Public Service Commission is set to decide whether to issue permits to Canadian oil company TransCanadato build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada’s existing Keystone 1 pipeline spilled a reported 210,000 gallons of oil in an agricultural area of...
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Federal Court Dismisses Resolute SLAPP Suit Against Greenpeace
Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all claims in the controversial case that major logging company Resolute Forest Products [2] filed against Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, and Greenpeace International, Stand.earth and individual defendants...
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