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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Monday, November 23, 2020
Greenpeace Response To John Kerry’s Appointment as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate
In response to John Kerry’s appointment as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate, Greenpeace Climate Campaign Director Janet Redman says: “With little more than a decade left to prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, Joe Biden has taken a good first step by appointing John Kerry, who has...
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Friday, November 20, 2020
Photo & Video: Climate Justice Activists Conclude 24-Hour Occupation at Dnc, Demand President-Elect Biden Be Brave
A coalition of grassroots groups, Black, Indigenous, and Brown leaders from across the nation occupied the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington for 24 hours to demand that President-Elect Biden and his administration follow through on a bold agenda to address the climate crisis...
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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Grassroots Coalition, Members of Congress Occupy Democratic National Committee Headquarters to Demand Climate Action From President-Elect Biden
A coalition of grassroots groups, Black, Indigenous, and Brown leaders from across the nation began a direct action at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington to demand that President-Elect Biden and his administration follow through on a bold agenda to address the climate...
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Greenpeace USA Introduces Policy Agenda for Biden and Congress on COVID-19, Environment, and Economic Recovery
As U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 10 million and more than 11 million Americans remain unemployed, Greenpeace is launching a federal policy framework for President-elect Joe Biden and Congress to address the interlocking crises of COVID-19, economic inequality, systemic racism, and climate change...
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Monday, November 16, 2020
Greenpeace Urges Joe Biden To Reject Ernest Moniz and Choose Climate Champions for Cabinet
President-elect Joe Biden is rumored to be considering former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz for a top position in his administration. Moniz was the architect of President Obama’s flawed “all of the above” energy approach, a philosophy that Biden repeatedly pledged to move beyond in his campaign...
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Newswire article
Monday, November 02, 2020
Trump Wants Voters to Think He Can Protect the Fracking Industry. He Can’t.
Over the weekend, Donald Trump released what he called in a tweet "an order to protect fracking and the oil and gas industry." In reality, the memo ordered new studies on fracking but contained no new policies. In response, Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner John Noël said: “Trump’s half-...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Trump Receives the Best Healthcare in the World, Turns Around and Says ‘Screw You’ to the Rest of America
Less than a day after leaving Walter Reed hospital where he received treatment for COVID-19, Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he has instructed Republicans in Congress to delay a long-discussed stimulus package until after the election. Instead, he’s asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Trump and Bolsonaro "Meltdown" During UN Biodiversity Summit
As the United Nations meets virtually at the Summit on Biodiversity today, ice sculptures of the presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro are melting in New York to expose the urgency to act on the nature crisis and biodiversity collapse. The protest highlights the deliberate failures of both...
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Friday, September 25, 2020
Trump Administration to Gut Roadless Rule, Inviting Disaster to the Tongass National Forest
Tomorrow, the Trump administration will release its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the Roadless Rule in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, finalizing its intent to fully dismantle the 2001 conservation measure . Once the record of decision is filed, a new wave of clearcut logging on...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order Makes Great Strides With Zero-Emissions Vehicle Mandate, Comes Up Short on Supply Side Measures
Today, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his long-awaited Executive Order N-79-20 addressing the climate crisis in response to the record-breaking wildfires across California. The Order requires that all vehicles sold in the state must emit zero emissions by 2035, and also asks the Legislature to end...
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