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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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Green Party Candidates to Watch in 2017 Local Elections
Local and state Green Parties are running several strong candidates in well-organized campaigns for public office in 2017. The Green Party of the United States welcomed Maine State Rep. Ralph Chapman , who announced his new membership in the Maine Green Independent Party on Thursday. Mr. Chapman is...
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Monday, September 18, 2017
Theresa May in Ottawa - Coal Phase Out
Monday 18th September, 2017 . London. In response to Prime Minister Theresa May's reaffirmation of her government's plan for the UK (and Canada) to phase out unabated coal by 2025, Hannah Martin, Head of Energy at Greenpeace UK, said - “Theresa May’s reaffirmation of her government's commitment to...
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Trump To Tout Corporate Power Over People Power In North Dakota
Donald Trump will speak at an oil refinery in Mandan, North Dakota today, touting his tax reform plan, including more tax cuts for America’s largest corporations and fossil fuel giants. Outside of the event, protesters are expected to demonstrate against Trump’s approval of the Dakota Access...
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Greenpeace Responds To Interior Department’s Suggested Changes To National Monuments
In response to the Interior Department’s announcement this morning that Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending changes and possible reductions to certain national monuments established under the Antiquities Act, Greenpeace USA Climate Campaigner Mary Sweeters said, “The recommendation to alter...
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Greenpeace Responds to Harvard Study Revealing That Exxon Misled on Climate Change
In response to the peer-reviewed study from Harvard University that compares what Exxon privately knew about climate change with what the company said publicly, Greenpeace USA Climate Liability Campaigner Naomi Ages said, “Exxon has officially run out of excuses. This peer-reviewed study from...
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Thursday, August 03, 2017
Greenpeace Report Shows Risk of Spills from Proposed Tar Sands Pipelines
Today Greenpeace released a policy brief and accompanying map that demonstrate the persistent threat of spills from oil pipelines. The report and map show the location and size of the 373 spills produced by pipelines belonging to just three companies–Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, TransCanada– and their...
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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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