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, July 01, 2020
The Moving Forward Act Is Not Enough Until It Moves Beyond Fossil Fuels
Today, the House voted 233-188 to pass the Moving Forward Act , a $1.5 trillion package designed to create millions of jobs upgrading and decarbonizing the nation’s infrastructure. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already signaled he will not put the bill up for a vote, despite the fact...
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Greenpeace Gives House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report a ‘B-’
Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis a 12-pillar congressional action plan with hundreds of policy recommendations for fighting climate change [1]. If adopted in full, these recommendations would achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. After analyzing the full report,...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Greenpeace USA Endorses the DNC Climate Crisis Council 2020 Platform
Last week, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Council on the Environment & Climate Crisis released its 2020 platform recommendations . Informed by the Green New Deal, the platform marks the boldest stance Democrats have taken yet on combating climate change, centering racial and...
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Monday, June 08, 2020
Donald Trump’s Anti-Environment Agenda Is a Racist Agenda
On June 4, 2020, Donald Trump signed an executive order instructing his administration to bypass environmental regulations and speed up fossil fuel projects like mines and pipelines. The order will allow White House officials to circumvent bedrock environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act...
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Wednesday, June 03, 2020
ECB Injects Over €7 Billion Into Fossil Fuels Since Start of COVID-19 Crisis
Greenpeace analysis shows that between mid-March and mid-May 2020, as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Central Bank (ECB) purchased corporate bonds worth almost €30 billion. This included the injection of over €7.6 billion into fossil fuels. With the purchase of bonds...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
New Greenpeace Report Exposes Big Tech Connection to Big Oil
A new Greenpeace USA report shows how Silicon Valley is helping Big Oil make the climate crisis worse. The report, Oil in the Cloud: How Tech Companies are Helping Big Oil Profit from Climate Destruction [1], exposes how the world’s biggest cloud companies are helping oil corporations discover,...
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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
House Unveils New COVID-19 Relief Package Draft With Loopholes for Fossil Fuel Corporations
Today, House leadership has unveiled the HEROES Act , a follow up to the $2 trillion CARES Act passed in March. The $3 trillion proposal includes additional funding for state, local, and tribal governments, resources for hospitals and COVID-19 testing, $25 billion for the US Postal Service, and...
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Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Bernie Sanders Ends Presidential Campaign as the Climate Candidate
Today, Senator Bernie Sanders announced he would end his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in a video message to supporters. Sanders remains the only candidate to earn an A+ in Greenpeace’s 2020 climate ranking [1]. His campaign raised the bar on climate policy by committing to a...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Trump Exploits COVID-19 Crisis to Roll Back Auto Pollution Rules
Today the Trump administration unveiled the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule , the final step in its multi-year effort to gut Obama-era fuel efficiency standards designed to combat climate change. The move marks the latest in nearly 100 attempts to weaken or roll back climate...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Senate’s $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Still Leaves Loophole for Fossil Fuel Executives
Today, the Senate will release the latest update to its $2 trillion stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting economic fallout. Senate lawmakers are expected to vote on the bill today, and it could land in the House of Representatives tomorrow. The bill includes...
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