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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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Greenpeace Responds to Judge’s Ruling that Keystone XL Must Undergo New Environmental Review
Today, Greenpeace USA responded to a judge’s ruling that TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline must undergo a new environmental review by the U.S. State Department. “No matter how much the Trump administration wants Keystone XL to be built, the ill-fated pipeline is still far from a done deal,” said...
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Greenpeace Block Barclays’ HQ Over Dirty Oil Pipeline Funding
Today at 7.00am 40 Greenpeace UK volunteers have taken over the main entrance to Barclays Bank’s corporate headquarters near Canary Wharf in London’s docklands. The protest is against the bank’s refusal to stop funding pipelines to take oil from Canada’s tar sands to market in the USA and Asia...
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki: Greenpeace Climbers in Church Bell Tower Call for Climate Action
While Presidents Trump and Putin are meeting in Helsinki, Finland, Greenpeace Nordic activists have unfolded two large banners in the high bell tower of Kallio church in Helsinki. The banners are calling the Presidents to “Warm Our Hearts, Not Our Planet”. Greenpeace and the parish want to remind...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
Exxon Quits ALEC After Years of Climate-Denying Collaboration
In response to Exxon quitting the American Legislative Exchange Council after a spat about climate change, Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Director Janet Redman said, “If the American Legislative Exchange Council is too big a climate denier even for Exxon Mobil, then the rest of its members...
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Greenpeace: Kavanaugh Could Do Irreparable Harm to our Climate and Democracy
Yesterday, President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to succeed Associate Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, made the following statement: “The Senate must not confirm Brett Kavanaugh...
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Wednesday, July 04, 2018
Greenpeace Canada Blockade Reaches 30-hour Mark as Tanker Pulls Away from Terminal
The tar sands oil tanker, Serene Sea , has now pulled away from Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Marine Terminal and is sitting at anchor as the 12-person blockade launched by Greenpeace Canada yesterday reaches its 30-hour mark. Images from the ongoing action are available here and more will be added...
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Climbers Blockade Trans Mountain Oil Tanker Traffic
Greenpeace Canada launched 12-person aerial bridge blockade in the path of a tar sands oil tanker currently docked at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline terminal. Seven people rappelled from Vancouver’s Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in a courageous act of resistance to stop the Trans Mountain...
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Monday, July 02, 2018
Greenpeace Applauds Rhode Island for Standing Up for People, Not Polluters
In response to Rhode Island becoming the first state in the U.S. to file a lawsuit against oil companies seeking damages for climate change, Greenpeace Climate Campaigner Naomi Ages issued the following statement: “We applaud Rhode Island for standing with people and communities--not polluters. In...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Greenpeace Report: Trans Mountain “Oil Tanker Superhighway” Endangers Pacific Coast Marine Life, Communities and Billions in Economic Activity
Today, barely a week after one of the last remaining Southern Resident Orcas was presumed dead, Greenpeace released a new report documenting the communities, marine life, and about CAD$83 billion in economic activity under threat from the increased tar sands tanker traffic the Trans Mountain...
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Illegal Operations in Indonesia Threaten More than 1,000 Orangutans
A new Greenpeace International investigation reveals a major illegal logging operation in a critical orangutan landscape in West Kalimantan, in Indonesian Borneo - despite efforts by the Indonesian government to protect it [1]. Photos taken by Greenpeace Indonesia in March 2018 reveal at least six...
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