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, September 10, 2020
THRIVE Agenda Creates Millions of New Jobs While Addressing Intersecting Crises of Climate Change, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequity
A coalition of grassroots groups, labor unions, Black, Brown and Indigenous leaders from across the nation, and members of Congress today announced the introduction of a bold plan for economic renewal known as the THRIVE Agenda. THRIVE—Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in Vibrant Economy—will...
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Thursday, August 27, 2020
‘Climate Denial Is Not a Victimless Crime’ - Greenpeace Response to Hurricane Laura
Early this morning, Hurricane Laura made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Cameron, Louisiana, roughly 30 miles east of the Texas border. Officials predicted a massive storm surge that could reach up to 40 miles inland, and more than 600,000 homes and businesses have already lost power. In...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Report Highlights Reusable Models That Can Instill Confidence During the Pandemic
Greenpeace USA released a report today highlighting various reuse and refill models around the globe that have continued or can be used during the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring strong sanitization or contactless systems for containers. The report, Reusables Are Doable, assures restaurants,...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Senate Democrats Walk Back From Demand to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies in New Report
Today, the Senate Special Committee on the Climate Crisis released its “The Case for Climate Action” report . Similar to the Democratic Party platform approved at the DNC last week, the report omits the recommendation to end fossil fuel subsidies and contains virtually no policies designed to rein...
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Greenpeace Gives Democratic Party Climate Platform a ‘C+’ on Climate
This week at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), party delegates will adopt the final 2020 Democratic platform . Greenpeace has reviewed the full platform and given it a grade of C+ (52.5/100), with decent marks for advancing renewable energy and environmental justice, but critical policy...
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Activists Swim to Oil Rig to Show That Denmark Is Not as Green as People Think
Four activists with Greenpeace Denmark have swum from the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior across the Dan oil field in the Danish North Sea and are peacefully occupying the Dan Bravo oil rig to demand an immediate ban on all further oil and gas exploration in Denmark, followed by a complete phase...
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Monday, August 17, 2020
Trump Administration Opens Arctic Refuge to Oil and Gas Drilling–Greenpeace Response
Today, the Trump administration announced plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil and gas drilling. In response, Greenpeace USA Senior Research Specialist Tim Donaghy, PhD said: The Trump administration is fueling the climate crisis with every move. As demand for oil...
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Joe Biden Chooses Kamala Harris as Running Mate - Greenpeace Response
Moments ago, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced he has chosen Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate. In response, Greenpeace USA Climate Campaigner Charlie Jiang said: “The Biden-Harris administration must take transformative action from day one to advance a Green New...
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Greenpeace Response to Trump’s Tweet About Delaying the Election
In response to President Trump’s tweet about delaying the election [1], Greenpeace USA Democracy Campaign Director, Folabi Olagbaju said: “Donald Trump and his Republican allies are coming to the realization that they can't win a free and fair election, so they're ramping up their work to dismantle...
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Friday, July 24, 2020
Greenpeace USA Applauds the Omar-Sanders End Polluter Welfare Act
Today, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the End Polluter Welfare Act , legislation to close tax loopholes and eliminate other federal subsidies for the oil, gas, and coal industries. The bill would also stop the Trump administration from further...
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