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.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
BREAKING: ExxonMobil Fined for Violating Ukraine Sanctions, Greenpeace Response
In response to the United States Treasury Department’s decision to fine ExxonMobil for violating Ukraine-related sanctions, Greenpeace USA Climate Director Kelly Mitchell said, “The Treasury Department’s decision to penalize ExxonMobil, under former CEO Rex Tillerson’s watch, for violating US...
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Exxon Supports Republican Carbon Tax, Greenpeace Response
In response to the support ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies are announcing today for a carbon tax championed by the Climate Leadership Council, Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner Naomi Ages said, "ExxonMobil will try to dress this up as climate activism, but its key agenda is...
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
Greenpeace Launches Summer of Resistance to Dial Up Peaceful Direct Action against the Trump Administration and the Right’s Attacks on Justice and the Environment
Today, Greenpeace USA launched a summer-long initiative to educate thousands of people across the country in the basics of non-violent direct action. The “Summer of Resistance” tour will visit more than a dozen sites across the country, with a focus on “distributed organizing” meant to inspire 100...
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Friday, June 02, 2017
Greenpeace Responds NY AG allegations that Exxon Uses Different Internal/External Numbers
In response to news that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has alleged that ExxonMobil used differing estimates for the cost of carbon to mislead investors, and that employees destroyed documents and deleted crucial emails, Greenpeace Climate Liability Project Lead Naomi Ages said: These...
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Friday, May 26, 2017
Greenpeace Calls on G7 to Lead Climate Action, Activists Protest at Summit
Near the Giardini Naxos beach at Taormina, activists sailing on eight kayaks unfurled flags and banners with the message 'Planet Earth first'. The activists also unveiled on the shore a four-meter-high Statue of Liberty covered with a life jacket to symbolise the threat that climate change and...
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Berlin and Beijing United on Climate in the Age of Trump
German Environmental Minister Barbara Hendricks and Chinese Special Climate Envoy Xie Zhenhua jointly held a press conference at the opening of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, where the two ministers stressed the importance of implementing the Paris commitments and urged the US to stay in the...
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Monday, May 08, 2017
Greenpeace Responds to Bumble Bee Guilty Plea on Canned Tuna Price Fixing
The Justice Department announced today that Bumble Bee has agreed to plead guilty to one count of fixing the prices of canned tuna sold in the United States and pay a $25 million criminal fine . In response to the news, Greenpeace Oceans Campaigner Graham Forbes said: “Bumble Bee’s guilty plea on...
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Exxon Denied Waiver From Russia Sanctions: Greenpeace Response
In response to the Treasury Department’s denial of Exxon’s filing for a waiver to work in Russia despite United States sanctions, Greenpeace USA Spokesperson Cassady Craighill said, “The presumption by Exxon that it could get a pass and undermine United States foreign policy was ridiculous from the...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Exxon Seeks Waiver From Russia Sanctions: Greenpeace Response
In response to Exxon’s filing for a waiver to work in Russia despite United States sanctions , Greenpeace USA Climate Liability Campaigner Naomi Ages said, “If the Trump administration allows Exxon to move forward with extreme offshore oil drilling in Russia despite sanctions, the United States...
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Several Environmental Organizations Call for California to Join State Investigations into Exxon
Eight environmental organizations launched a series of petition deliveries to the California offices of Attorney General Xavier Becerra asking him to investigate what Exxon knew about climate change, when it knew it, and what it did with that knowledge. Greenpeace, CREDO Action, 350.org ,...
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