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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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Greenpeace Statement Following For The People Act Mark-Up
In response to Senate Republicans obstructing progress by voting against the For the People Act in the Senate Rules Committee, Greenpeace USA Democracy Campaign Director Folabi Olagbaju said: “It is now more urgent than ever to build a just transition away from fossil fuels and fight off attacks...
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Monday, May 10, 2021
New Report Exposing Corporate Donors of Attacks on Voting Rights and Peaceful Protest
Today, Greenpeace USA released a robust analysis of corporate attacks on democracy in the form of contributions to anti-protest bills and anti-voting rights bills. The report, Dollars vs. Democracy: Corporations and the Attack on Voting Rights and Peaceful Protest, has many key pieces of evidence,...
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Thursday, May 06, 2021
EU Court of Justice Rejects Bayer Attempt to Overturn Bee-Killing Pesticide Ban
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled today that the European Commission was right to ban the use of three bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides – imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam. The court rejected Bayer’s final attempt to overturn the ban and undermine the EU’s ‘...
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
Greenpeace Joins Sen. Markey, Rep. Dingell, and More to Introduce the THRIVE Act
Today, Reps. Debbie Dingell, Ilhan Omar, Jamaal Bowman, Pramila Jayapal, Earl Blumenauer, Ro Khanna, Yvette Clarke, and Nanette Barragán and Sen. Ed Markey formally will introduce the THRIVE Act. Co-sponsored by more than 50 members of Congress and 300 leading unions, racial justice, and climate...
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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Greenpeace’s Progress Report for Biden After First 100 Days: More Work to Do
This Friday marks 100 days of the Biden administration. Today, as President Biden prepares to address both houses of Congress for the first time since taking office, Greenpeace USA is releasing an updated progress report for Biden’s climate and environmental policy as president. We’ve awarded Biden...
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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Greenpeace USA Stages Check Delivery Skit at American Petroleum Institute Headquarters to Demand Elimination of Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Greenpeace USA delivered a taxpayer-funded “ 150 billion dollar check ” to American Petroleum Institute Headquarters to call for an end to fossil fuel subsidies and demand Congress pass the End Polluter Welfare Act. The American Petroleum Institute is the largest oil and trade association whose...
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
EU Agrees Hollow Climate Law
Under pressure to take part in a climate summit hosted by US president Joe Biden on Thursday with a wrapped up climate law, the EU has agreed an emissions reduction target for 2030 that falls well short of what science requires to stop catastrophic climate breakdown. After all night talks, the deal...
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Climate Leadership Requires Fossil Fuel Phase Out and Nature Protection
Against a backdrop of Covid-19 and high geopolitical tensions, President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate starts tomorrow. The summit brings together representatives from the world’s major economies, including 17 countries which together represent 80 percent of global emissions, to discuss how to...
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Greenpeace Response to Conviction of Derek Chauvin
In response to the conviction on all three counts of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd, Greenpeace USA Chief Program Officer Lindsey Allen said: “The conviction of Derek Chauvin is a rare occurance in a system that seldom holds those enforcing state-sanctioned violence...
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021
New Report Details How Fossil Fuel Production Has Created a Public Health Crisis for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Poor Communities
Today, Greenpeace USA, the Movement for Black Lives, and the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy are releasing Fossil Fuel Racism: How Phasing Out Oil, Gas, and Coal Can Protect Communities . Citing examples from Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley” to California’s Kern County and beyond, the report...
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