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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Thursday, April 25, 2019
Greenpeace Response to Official Biden Announcement—"Prove it"
In response to Joe Biden’s official launch of his 2020 presidential election bid, Greenpeace climate campaign specialist Charlie Jiang said: “We’re excited to watch this growing pool of candidates debate the best way to overcome the fossil fuel industry’s stranglehold on our politics to tackle the...
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Monday, April 08, 2019
Trump to Issue New Executive Order in Latest Effort to Force Through Dangerous Fossil Fuel Pipelines
Multiple news reports have indicated that Donald Trump intends to issue an executive order this Wednesday restricting states’ control over oil and gas pipeline development. In response, Greenpeace USA Climate Campaigner Rachel Rye Butler said: “With oil industry cronies and swamp monsters filling...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Greenpeace Urges Senators to Reject David Bernhardt
Tomorrow, Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt will testify before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In light of his numerous conflicts of interest and career spent pandering to the fossil fuel industry, Greenpeace USA is urging senators to oppose Bernhardt’s nomination...
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Response to Devastation of Cyclone Idai
In response to the devastation being caused in southern Africa by Cyclone Idai, Mel Evans, a Climate Campaigner for Greenpeace UK, said - "We mourn the awful loss of people's families and loved ones by the tropical cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. This storm with its associated...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Amazon Responds to Greenpeace Stating Commitment to “Achieving 100% Renewable Energy”
Responding to Greenpeace USA’s Clicking Clean Virginia – The Dirty Energy Powering Data Center Alley report that found Amazon Web Services breaking its commitment to power its cloud with 100 percent renewable energy, a spokesperson said, “AWS remains firmly committed to achieving 100% renewable...
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
Green New Deal Still Needs to Confront Fossil Fuel Industry
In response to the release by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) of a resolution for a Green New Deal today, Greenpeace USA Climate Director Janet Redman said, “Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution for a Green New Deal is moving...
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Monday, February 04, 2019
Trump Nominates David Bernhardt to Replace Zinke as DOI Secretary
In response to Trump’s official nomination this afternoon of David Bernhardt to replace Ryan Zinke as Interior Department Secretary , Greenpeace USA Climate Campaigner Vicky Wyatt said, “The ethical questions surrounding David Bernhardt and his commitment to pandering to oil, coal, and gas...
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Green New Deal Must Include Fossil Fuel Phaseout
In response to news reports that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) will propose Green New Deal policy as early as next week, Greenpeace USA Climate Director Janet Redman said, “Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal for a Green New...
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Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Greenpeace Condemns Japan Government's "Sneaky" Withdrawal From International Whaling Commission
Greenpeace condemns the Japanese Government’s formal announcement today to officially withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), with the intention to resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters and exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Previous media reports had indicated that...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Greenpeace Condemns Japan Government’s Reported Withdrawal From IWC
Greenpeace condemns the Japanese Government’s decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume commercial whaling – a decision likely to be announced next week according to Japanese media reports. Sam Annesley, Executive Director at Greenpeace Japan said: “This is a...
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