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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Thursday, February 18, 2021
The Green New Deal Is the Cure, Not the Cause, for What’s Happening in Texas
Texas is experiencing record cold temperatures and the failure of its fossil-fueled electric power grid. Millions of Texans have been without power or the ability to heat their homes for multiple days. Conservative politicians who have taken millions of dollars from fossil fuel interests throughout...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Greenpeace Applauds Biden’s Biggest Climate Move Yet—Reclaiming Public Lands and Waters for the People
Today, the White House announced President Joe Biden will issue executive orders pausing new oil, gas, and coal lease sales on federal lands, eliminating some fossil fuel giveaways, directing 40 percent of climate and clean energy investments to disadvantaged communities, and putting the US on...
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
President Biden Will Enter Office With a Mandate to Act for Climate Justice
In response to Joe Biden’s inauguration later today as the 46th President of the United States, Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard said: “For the past four years, we have cared for one another. Our communities have had each others’ backs in the wake of every attack Trump and the GOP...
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Greenpeace on Impeachment
In response to the House vote to impeach Donald Trump, Greenpeace Executive Director Annie Leonard said: “Trump is and will continue to be a threat to the world if he is not immediately removed from office and prevented from ever holding public office again. Congress must act swiftly to impeach,...
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
Greenpeace Demands Trump Be Removed From Office
Greenpeace Executive Director Annie Leonard today released the following statement regarding the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol yesterday: “Donald Trump must be immediately removed from office before he succeeds in violently overthrowing American democracy. Yesterday’s white supremacist,...
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Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Greenpeace Response to Garland's AG Nomination
In response to reports that President-Elect Biden will nominate Judge Merrick Garland as Attorney General, Greenpeace Democracy Campaign Director Folabi Olagbaju, says: “It remains to be seen if Merrick Garland’s middle of the road approach will be sufficient in this time of reckoning. The criminal...
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Monday, November 23, 2020
Greenpeace Response To John Kerry’s Appointment as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate
In response to John Kerry’s appointment as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate, Greenpeace Climate Campaign Director Janet Redman says: “With little more than a decade left to prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, Joe Biden has taken a good first step by appointing John Kerry, who has...
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Friday, November 20, 2020
Photo & Video: Climate Justice Activists Conclude 24-Hour Occupation at Dnc, Demand President-Elect Biden Be Brave
A coalition of grassroots groups, Black, Indigenous, and Brown leaders from across the nation occupied the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington for 24 hours to demand that President-Elect Biden and his administration follow through on a bold agenda to address the climate crisis...
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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Grassroots Coalition, Members of Congress Occupy Democratic National Committee Headquarters to Demand Climate Action From President-Elect Biden
A coalition of grassroots groups, Black, Indigenous, and Brown leaders from across the nation began a direct action at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington to demand that President-Elect Biden and his administration follow through on a bold agenda to address the climate...
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Greenpeace USA Introduces Policy Agenda for Biden and Congress on COVID-19, Environment, and Economic Recovery
As U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 10 million and more than 11 million Americans remain unemployed, Greenpeace is launching a federal policy framework for President-elect Joe Biden and Congress to address the interlocking crises of COVID-19, economic inequality, systemic racism, and climate change...
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