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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Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Greenpeace Report Exposes How Multinationals Are Pretending to Solve the Plastic Crisis
A Greenpeace USA report released today, Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution "Solutions ," warns consumers to be skeptical of the so-called solutions announced by multinational corporations to tackle the plastic pollution crisis. These false solutions,...
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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Greenpeace Says Amazon Needs More Transparency to Meet Bezos' New Climate Goals
In response to Jeff Bezos’s pledge that Amazon will meet its climate goals by 2040, Gary Cook, Senior Corporate Campaigner from Greenpeace USA, said: “Greenpeace welcomes the commitment from Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos to the early achievement of Amazon’s targets to meet the Paris Climate Agreement’s 1...
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Greenpeace Activists Taken into Custody After 12-Hour Houston Bridge Protest
Today, 22 Greenpeace USA climbers formed a blockade from the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas, shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby Houston. They began at 6:30AM central time, and now, roughly an hour...
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Greenpeace Climbers Block Houston Ship Channel, Halting Oil Industry Operations Ahead of Democratic Debate
Twenty-two Greenpeace USA climbers have formed a blockade from the Fred Hartmann Bridge in Baytown, Texas, shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby Houston. The climbers intend to remain secured in place for 24...
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Greenpeace Climate Ranking Update: As CNN Climate Town Hall Approaches, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Improve Greenpeace Scores
Just in time for tonight’s CNN Climate Town Hall , Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Julián Castro, and Kamala Harris have all released new climate plans, causing a flurry of movement on Greenpeace’s 2020 Climate Ranking . The most...
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Friday, August 30, 2019
Global Ocean Treaty Negotiations at the UN
Over 190 countries came together at the United Nations to negotiate a historic Global Ocean Treaty [1] that could help protect at least 30% of our seas by 2030. As the third round of UN negotiations draws to a close without serious commitment from most countries, Dr. Sandra Schoettner of Greenpeace...
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Sanders, Gillibrand Tied for Lead in New Greenpeace Climate 2020 Ranking
Following the release of his Green New Deal plan this morning, Bernie Sanders is now tied with Kirsten Gillibrand in the Greenpeace 2020 climate ranking [1] with an “A-” grade. With previous leader Jay Inslee out of the race, the two now share the top spot in the ranking. Jack Shapiro, Senior...
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Sanders Long-Awaited Climate Plan Should Scare Fossil Fuel CEOs
Today, Bernie Sanders released a comprehensive plan for how he would invest $16 trillion in a Green New Deal to accelerate the transition to renewable energy, confront the fossil fuel industry, and create millions of green jobs as president. In the plan, he commits to keeping fossil fuels in the...
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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
CNN Misses on Climate Crisis Questions in Night One of Democratic Debate
Tonight, the opening night of the second Democratic primary debate passed with insufficient discussion of the climate crisis. Following the first debate in June — in which just 6 percent of questions over two nights addressed climate change policy — we heard just one candidate, Elizabeth Warren,...
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
‘This Is Not How You Behave in an Emergency: Where Is Climate Change in the Democratic Debates?
The second night of the Democratic primary debate concluded with little discussion of the climate crisis. Following the first night, when just 6 percent of questions touched on climate change [1], no candidate on tonight’s stage discussed their vision for implementing a Green New Deal or their...
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