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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Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Greenpeace Condemns Japan Government's "Sneaky" Withdrawal From International Whaling Commission
Greenpeace condemns the Japanese Government’s formal announcement today to officially withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), with the intention to resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters and exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Previous media reports had indicated that...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Greenpeace Condemns Japan Government’s Reported Withdrawal From IWC
Greenpeace condemns the Japanese Government’s decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume commercial whaling – a decision likely to be announced next week according to Japanese media reports. Sam Annesley, Executive Director at Greenpeace Japan said: “This is a...
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Monday, December 10, 2018
Greenpeace on COP24: Trump’s Allegiance to Coal Will Have Fatal Consequences
In response to the United States hosting an event promoting fossil fuels at the COP24 meeting in Katowice, Poland , Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner and COP24 attendee Naomi Ages said, “The late President George H.W. Bush has a complicated legacy, but when scientists told him the truth...
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Monday, December 03, 2018
Greenpeace USA on COP24: The Majority of People in the US Want Climate Action
In response to the opening of the COP24 global meeting in Poland , Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard said, “The inaction of the United States, the world’s second largest carbon emitter, on climate change will go down as one of history’s darkest injustices. As the consequences of...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time for Representative Pelosi to Lead on Climate If Elected House Speaker
In response to Representative Nancy Pelosi winning the Democratic nomination for U.S. House Speaker earlier today , Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard said, “If elected as the House Speaker for the 116th U.S. Congress, Representative Nancy Pelosi has to step up as the climate leader...
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A Green New Deal Must Center Communities, Stop the Expansion of Oil, Gas and Coal
Greenpeace USA supports incoming Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal for a Select Committee on A Green New Deal and calls on Congress to support this proposal and solidify urgent action to curb the climate crisis. Today, Greenpeace joins The Sunrise Movement in a Day of Action...
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
Greenpeace to DOE Secretary Rick Perry: No Expansion of US Gas Exports
n response to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s signing deals with European officials for US natural gas exports , Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Director Janet Redman said, “U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and the rest of the Trump administration are willing to threaten the health and safety...
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Monday, November 05, 2018
Climate Change is on the Ballot for Midterm Elections
Ahead of tomorrow’s midterm elections, which include critical climate and energy ballot initiatives in several states, Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard said, “We have 10 years to save the world from climate catastrophe. We can start by voting on November 6th for candidates who...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
New York Sues ExxonMobil for Climate Deception: Greenpeace Response
The New York Times r eported today that New York’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil on October 13 that claims the company defrauded shareholders by downplaying the expected risk of climate change to its business. Greenpeace USA Climate Liability Lead Naomi Ages said in response...
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Saturday, October 06, 2018
Tens of Thousands Rally to Demand a German Coal Phase-Out
More than fifty thousand people from across Europe gathered at the site of the controversial Hambach forest to show their opposition to coal and support for climate action in Germany. [1] The demonstrators included local farmers, environmental activists, church groups, local residents and...
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