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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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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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Inslee Maintains Slim Lead in Updated Greenpeace Climate Ranking
With just one week until the first Democratic primary debate in Miami, Florida, Jay Inslee has maintained his place at the top of Greenpeace’s 2020 climate ranking [1]. The ranking was updated today to reflect new plans and commitments from top contenders. The top ten now stands at: Jay Inslee – A...
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Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Greenpeace: Elizabeth Warren's $2 Trillion Plan to Kickstart the Clean Energy Economy is a "Win-Win"
Today, Elizabeth Warren released a comprehensive plan for investment in the clean energy economy. The proposal calls for $2 trillion in total investments over the next decade, including funding for a National Institute of Clean Energy, using the purchasing power of the federal government to...
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Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Low Grade on Climate Prompts Ambitious Biden Climate Plan
Today, shortly after ranking second-to-last among Democrats in Greenpeace’s 2020 climate candidate scorecard [1], Joe Biden released a detailed plan for how he would tackle the climate crisis as president. In the plan, he commits to boosting job creation by investing in renewable energy, attaining...
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Bernie Soars and Biden Stumbles in New Greenpeace Ranking of 2020 Candidates’ Climate Platforms
A new ranking released today evaluates which 2020 presidential hopefuls are best positioned to meet the high bar for bold climate leadership Americans require from our next president. Jay Inslee tops the list with an ‘A-’, followed closely by Bernie Sanders and Cory Booker, both with ‘B+’ grades...
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Jay Inslee Wants to Put Americans to Work in the Clean Energy Economy
Today Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released the second installment of his climate plan, his outline for an “Evergreen Economy.” The platform includes historic investments in clean energy and sustainable infrastructure as well as measures to help fossil fuel industry-dependent...
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Greenpeace to Biden: There Is No ‘Middle Ground’ On Climate
Today, Reuters reported that Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is pursuing a “middle ground” climate policy that will include recommitting the United States to the Paris agreement, but falls short of endorsing the Green New Deal and phasing out fossil fuels. In response, Greenpeace USA Climate...
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Friday, May 03, 2019
‘Climate Candidate’ Inslee Steps Up With New Clean Energy Plan
Today, Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a detailed version of his climate plan, in which he commits to mobilize the federal government to achieve 100% clean power by 2035, 100% zero-emission new vehicles by 2030, and 100% zero-carbon pollution from new buildings by 2030. In...
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Monday, April 29, 2019
Beto Surprises in New Climate Plan
Today, Beto O’Rourke announced his plan to tackle climate change should he win the presidency next year, including an important commitment to ban new fossil fuel leasing on public lands starting day one in office. In response, Greenpeace USA Climate Campaigner Charlie Jiang said: “Beto’s new...
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