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, 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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Thursday, April 25, 2019
White House ‘Officially Sidelines’ Controversial Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Expansion
Today, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced that his department has indefinitely sidelined plans to expand offshore and gas drilling. The decision comes in the wake of a pivotal federal court ruling in March that blocked nearly all drilling in Alaska. In response, Greenpeace USA Climate...
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
Greenpeace Response to Official Biden Announcement—"Prove it"
In response to Joe Biden’s official launch of his 2020 presidential election bid, Greenpeace climate campaign specialist Charlie Jiang said: “We’re excited to watch this growing pool of candidates debate the best way to overcome the fossil fuel industry’s stranglehold on our politics to tackle the...
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Monday, April 08, 2019
Trump to Issue New Executive Order in Latest Effort to Force Through Dangerous Fossil Fuel Pipelines
Multiple news reports have indicated that Donald Trump intends to issue an executive order this Wednesday restricting states’ control over oil and gas pipeline development. In response, Greenpeace USA Climate Campaigner Rachel Rye Butler said: “With oil industry cronies and swamp monsters filling...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Greenpeace Urges Senators to Reject David Bernhardt
Tomorrow, Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt will testify before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In light of his numerous conflicts of interest and career spent pandering to the fossil fuel industry, Greenpeace USA is urging senators to oppose Bernhardt’s nomination...
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Response to Devastation of Cyclone Idai
In response to the devastation being caused in southern Africa by Cyclone Idai, Mel Evans, a Climate Campaigner for Greenpeace UK, said - "We mourn the awful loss of people's families and loved ones by the tropical cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. This storm with its associated...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Amazon Responds to Greenpeace Stating Commitment to “Achieving 100% Renewable Energy”
Responding to Greenpeace USA’s Clicking Clean Virginia – The Dirty Energy Powering Data Center Alley report that found Amazon Web Services breaking its commitment to power its cloud with 100 percent renewable energy, a spokesperson said, “AWS remains firmly committed to achieving 100% renewable...
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