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, February 11, 2020
Greenpeace Responds to Introduction of Groundbreaking Break Free From Plastic Legislation
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced groundbreaking legislation today to tackle the plastic pollution crisis . The bill reduces unnecessary plastic, shifts the cost burden for waste management to corporations that produce plastic, and places a temporary...
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Monday, February 10, 2020
Greenpeace Statement on Arrests of Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders and Solidarity Protesters
In response to the dozens of arrests of Indigenous Land Defenders and solidarity protesters made by the RCMP and other law enforcement organizations today and last week, Greenpeace Canada Executive Director Christy Ferguson said: “Over the past five days, we’ve seen people from all walks of life...
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Trump’s USMCA Is a Disaster for People and the Environment
Today, as his Senate impeachment trial proceeded, Donald Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. The deal had been strongly opposed by several national environmental groups, including Greenpeace USA. In response, Greenpeace USA Political and Business Strategist Charlie...
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Jane Fonda & Greenpeace Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Los Angeles; Kicking Off First Rally at City Hall on February 7 at 11 AM
After three months of iconic protests to demand leaders act to address the climate crisis in Washington D.C, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA are bringing Fire Drill Fridays to California. On Friday, February 7th at 11AM PST, Fonda and Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard will launch the...
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Thursday, January 23, 2020
Greenpeace Climate Ranking Update: Steyer Passes Warren, Buttigieg Passes Biden, Bloomberg Enters Top 10
Tom Steyer has narrowly passed Elizabeth Warren for second place in the Greenpeace climate 2020 candidate scorecard [1], Pete Buttigieg improved to fourth place over Joe Biden, and Michael Bloomberg dramatically improved his score from a D+ to a C+ grade. Bernie Sanders continues to lead the...
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Friday, January 17, 2020
New Photos of Australia’s Record-Breaking Bushfires Show Life in a State of Climate Emergency
Greenpeace photographers in Australia have captured new images of the climate-fueled bushfire crisis and its aftermath. The images—which include photo and video of smoke-stricken cities, destroyed homes, struggling wildlife, and firefighting efforts — are available here: https://media.greenpeace...
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Thursday, January 16, 2020
Microsoft Announces New Commitment to Renewable Energy—Greenpeace Response
In response to Microsoft’s announcement today about its commitment to be “Carbon Negative by 2030”, Greenpeace Senior Climate Campaigner Elizabeth Jardim said: “Microsoft’s announcement shows the company is trying to address the climate crisis in a more serious and holistic way than it has in the...
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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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