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23 countries and states to phase out coal as US$432 billion of capital leaves the...

Press release | 18 October, 2017 at 6:01

Hong Kong, 18 October 2017 - Over a quarter of the 1,675 companies that owned or developed coal-fired power capacity since 2010 have entirely left the coal power business, according to new research from CoalSwarm and Greenpeace. This represents...

Samsung, Huawei and Amazon failing Greenpeace’s ‘green’ electronics guide

Press release | 17 October, 2017 at 5:55

San Francisco, 17 October 2017 - Fairphone and Apple are ahead of brands such as Samsung, Huawei and Amazon, which are failing to take responsibility for their environmental footprint, according to Greenpeace USA's latest Guide to Greener...

Federal Court Dismisses Racketeering Case Against Greenpeace

Press release | 17 October, 2017 at 0:06

SAN FRANCISCO, 16 October 2017 -- Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all claims in the controversial case that major logging company Resolute Forest Products [2] filed against Greenpeace Inc.

Greenpeace activists block Swedish pulp mill wiping critical forests off the face of...

Press release | 16 October, 2017 at 8:35

Timrå, 16 October 2017 – Greenpeace Nordic activists have blocked the entrances to a major Swedish pulp mill that supplies Essity, the world’s second-largest tissue producer. Forty activists from seven countries placed a shipping container at the...

Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses

Press release | 12 October, 2017 at 7:00

Geneva, 12 October 2017 - Fukushima survivor Ms. Sonoda will testify today on the ongoing human rights abuses of Fukushima victims, and the ever-present risk nuclear power plants pose to the communities that live near them, at the United Nations...

Greenpeace as part of Break Free From Plastic presents a new way of exposing plastic...

Press release | 5 October, 2017 at 19:29

Malta, 5 October 2017 – A four-by-four meter dragon spitting single-use plastic was installed in front of the 'Our Ocean 2017' conference to highlight the global crisis of plastic pollution. The Break Free From Plastic movement is demanding that...

Japan nuclear regulator approves first TEPCO reactors since Fukushima disaster

Press release | 4 October, 2017 at 4:30

Tokyo, 4 October 2017 - Japan’s nuclear regulator today granted preliminary safety approval for two Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) reactors at the Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant despite widespread public opposition. These are the first...

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | 22 September, 2017 at 3:14

Manila, 22 September 2017 - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30...

New report breaks the myth of fast fashion's so-called 'circular economy' - Greenpeace

Press release | 18 September, 2017 at 8:00

Milan, 18 September 2017 – At the opening of Milan Fashion Week today, Greenpeace Italy is hosting a debate with representatives of small and medium-sized fashion companies from different parts of Europe who are taking steps towards “slowing...

100 clean air activists flash mob world’s largest auto show

Press release | 14 September, 2017 at 13:14

Frankfurt, 14 September 2017 – Following German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s opening tour of the IAA international auto show today, 100 Greenpeace Germany activists staged a performance to demand protection from the health impacts of diesel...

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