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, July 30, 2020
Greenpeace Response to Trump’s Tweet About Delaying the Election
In response to President Trump’s tweet about delaying the election [1], Greenpeace USA Democracy Campaign Director, Folabi Olagbaju said: “Donald Trump and his Republican allies are coming to the realization that they can't win a free and fair election, so they're ramping up their work to dismantle...
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Friday, July 24, 2020
Greenpeace USA Applauds the Omar-Sanders End Polluter Welfare Act
Today, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the End Polluter Welfare Act , legislation to close tax loopholes and eliminate other federal subsidies for the oil, gas, and coal industries. The bill would also stop the Trump administration from further...
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Trump to Roll Back NEPA in Latest Attack on Environmental Justice
At a campaign stop in Georgia today, Donald Trump is expected to announce his intention to dismantle the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), a bedrock environmental law requiring federal agencies to review and identify the environmental, economic, social, and health impacts of new...
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Monday, July 06, 2020
Greenpeace Celebrates Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown
In response to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordering the shutdown the Dakota Access Pipeline , Greenpeace USA Climate Director Janet Redman said: “From the onset, communities impacted by the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, especially the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, have...
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Wednesday, July 01, 2020
The Moving Forward Act Is Not Enough Until It Moves Beyond Fossil Fuels
Today, the House voted 233-188 to pass the Moving Forward Act , a $1.5 trillion package designed to create millions of jobs upgrading and decarbonizing the nation’s infrastructure. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already signaled he will not put the bill up for a vote, despite the fact...
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Greenpeace Gives House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report a ‘B-’
Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis a 12-pillar congressional action plan with hundreds of policy recommendations for fighting climate change [1]. If adopted in full, these recommendations would achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. After analyzing the full report,...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Greenpeace USA Endorses the DNC Climate Crisis Council 2020 Platform
Last week, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Council on the Environment & Climate Crisis released its 2020 platform recommendations . Informed by the Green New Deal, the platform marks the boldest stance Democrats have taken yet on combating climate change, centering racial and...
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Monday, June 08, 2020
Donald Trump’s Anti-Environment Agenda Is a Racist Agenda
On June 4, 2020, Donald Trump signed an executive order instructing his administration to bypass environmental regulations and speed up fossil fuel projects like mines and pipelines. The order will allow White House officials to circumvent bedrock environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act...
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Wednesday, June 03, 2020
ECB Injects Over €7 Billion Into Fossil Fuels Since Start of COVID-19 Crisis
Greenpeace analysis shows that between mid-March and mid-May 2020, as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Central Bank (ECB) purchased corporate bonds worth almost €30 billion. This included the injection of over €7.6 billion into fossil fuels. With the purchase of bonds...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
New Greenpeace Report Exposes Big Tech Connection to Big Oil
A new Greenpeace USA report shows how Silicon Valley is helping Big Oil make the climate crisis worse. The report, Oil in the Cloud: How Tech Companies are Helping Big Oil Profit from Climate Destruction [1], exposes how the world’s biggest cloud companies are helping oil corporations discover,...
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