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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Friday, January 05, 2018
Greenpeace Responds to UK Government Plan to Phase Out Coal by 2025
In response to the government's publication of their plans to phase out coal by 2025, Hannah Martin, Head of Energy at Greenpeace UK, said: "This is significant progress on making coal history in the birthplace of the industrial revolution. The government shares the credit with millions of UK...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Greenpeace Statement on TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill
Four days before the Nebraska Public Service Commission is set to decide whether to issue permits to Canadian oil company TransCanadato build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada’s existing Keystone 1 pipeline spilled a reported 210,000 gallons of oil in an agricultural area of...
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Federal Court Dismisses Resolute SLAPP Suit Against Greenpeace
Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all claims in the controversial case that major logging company Resolute Forest Products [2] filed against Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, and Greenpeace International, Stand.earth and individual defendants...
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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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