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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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
New Greenpeace Poll Shows Majority of Early Voters Support Ending Fossil Fuel Production
The majority of voters in the early primary states of Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, and South Carolina support ending fossil fuel production [1], according to a new survey conducted by Civis Analytics on behalf of Greenpeace. Greenpeace commissioned the poll to capture voters’ thoughts about climate...
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Keystone Pipeline Does as Experts Predicted, Spills 383,000 Gallons of Oil in North Dakota
Yesterday, the Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 383,000 gallons (9,120 barrels) of oil into wetlands in North Dakota. The leak is already the eighth-largest pipeline oil spill of the last decade. The tar sands oil transported through the Keystone pipeline is particularly hard to clean up...
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
PG&E Shuts Off Power to Vulnerable California Communities for Second Time This Month
Less than two weeks after shutting off power to hundreds of thousands of Californians , utility company Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) announced that it will again shut off power to 17 Northern California counties. The shutdown is expected to impact at least 180,000 customers. The stated...
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo Named Top Plastic Polluters for the Second Year in a Row
Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo were the top 3 most identified companies in global brand audits for the second year in a row, according to a new report "BRANDED Volume II: Identifying the World’s Top Corporate Plastic Polluters." Four hundred and eighty-four cleanups in over 50 countries and 6...
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Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Greenpeace Report Exposes How Multinationals Are Pretending to Solve the Plastic Crisis
A Greenpeace USA report released today, Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution "Solutions ," warns consumers to be skeptical of the so-called solutions announced by multinational corporations to tackle the plastic pollution crisis. These false solutions,...
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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Greenpeace Says Amazon Needs More Transparency to Meet Bezos' New Climate Goals
In response to Jeff Bezos’s pledge that Amazon will meet its climate goals by 2040, Gary Cook, Senior Corporate Campaigner from Greenpeace USA, said: “Greenpeace welcomes the commitment from Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos to the early achievement of Amazon’s targets to meet the Paris Climate Agreement’s 1...
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Greenpeace Activists Taken into Custody After 12-Hour Houston Bridge Protest
Today, 22 Greenpeace USA climbers formed a blockade from the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas, shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby Houston. They began at 6:30AM central time, and now, roughly an hour...
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Greenpeace Climbers Block Houston Ship Channel, Halting Oil Industry Operations Ahead of Democratic Debate
Twenty-two Greenpeace USA climbers have formed a blockade from the Fred Hartmann Bridge in Baytown, Texas, shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby Houston. The climbers intend to remain secured in place for 24...
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Greenpeace Climate Ranking Update: As CNN Climate Town Hall Approaches, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Improve Greenpeace Scores
Just in time for tonight’s CNN Climate Town Hall , Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Julián Castro, and Kamala Harris have all released new climate plans, causing a flurry of movement on Greenpeace’s 2020 Climate Ranking . The most...
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Friday, August 30, 2019
Global Ocean Treaty Negotiations at the UN
Over 190 countries came together at the United Nations to negotiate a historic Global Ocean Treaty [1] that could help protect at least 30% of our seas by 2030. As the third round of UN negotiations draws to a close without serious commitment from most countries, Dr. Sandra Schoettner of Greenpeace...
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