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, November 08, 2018
Greenpeace to DOE Secretary Rick Perry: No Expansion of US Gas Exports
n response to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s signing deals with European officials for US natural gas exports , Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Director Janet Redman said, “U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and the rest of the Trump administration are willing to threaten the health and safety...
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Monday, November 05, 2018
Climate Change is on the Ballot for Midterm Elections
Ahead of tomorrow’s midterm elections, which include critical climate and energy ballot initiatives in several states, Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard said, “We have 10 years to save the world from climate catastrophe. We can start by voting on November 6th for candidates who...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
New York Sues ExxonMobil for Climate Deception: Greenpeace Response
The New York Times r eported today that New York’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil on October 13 that claims the company defrauded shareholders by downplaying the expected risk of climate change to its business. Greenpeace USA Climate Liability Lead Naomi Ages said in response...
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Saturday, October 06, 2018
Tens of Thousands Rally to Demand a German Coal Phase-Out
More than fifty thousand people from across Europe gathered at the site of the controversial Hambach forest to show their opposition to coal and support for climate action in Germany. [1] The demonstrators included local farmers, environmental activists, church groups, local residents and...
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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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