Greenpeace Press Releases

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Google leads latest Greenpeace climate ranking of IT industry

Press release | February 8, 2012 at 14:30

Amsterdam, February 8th 2012 -- Greenpeace today released the 5th edition of its Cool IT Leaderboard (1), which sees Internet search engine giant Google overtaking on climate issues, followed by Cisco and Ericsson.

Activism not a crime

Press release | January 27, 2012 at 11:35

Greenpeace today welcomed the decision of the Naga Municipal Trial Court (MTC) to acquit activists charged with trespass during a December 2009 action to document toxic coal ash from the Naga coal-fired power plant that had been dumped in a...

Toxic leak in Pasay City underscores the need for pollution disclosure

Press release | January 10, 2012 at 15:56

Greenpeace today reiterated its call for government agencies to establish a pollution disclosure system that would make it mandatory for facilities to publicly disclose all hazardous chemicals that they handle, store, transfer and dispose. The...

Greenpeace lauds Senator Miriam’s legislative initiative on pollution disclosure

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 15:29

Greenpeace welcomed the filing of Senate Bill 3087, which establishes a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register in the Philippines. The bill was filed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago earlier this week, the same time that she was accepted as...

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 15:18

Amsterdam -- Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save...

Polluticians occupy the climate

Press release | November 24, 2011 at 15:51

A new report released today by Greenpeace reveals how a handful of major polluting corporations such as Eskom, BASF, ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton, Shell and Koch Industries, as well as the industry associations that they are members of, are...

Li-Ning and C&A join Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma in tackling fashion industry's toxic...

Press release | November 22, 2011 at 13:33

Greenpeace today welcomed the 'Joint Roadmap' (1) published by international clothing companies Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma, as an important step towards the elimination of all releases of hazardous substances from the brands' supply chains and...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Press release | November 21, 2011 at 12:58

Greenpeace today delivered a message from Filipino youth telling the Climate Change Commission, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to make sure...

Greenpeace statement on IPCC report on extreme weather events

Press release | November 19, 2011 at 13:30

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released today a summary of its Special Report on climate impacts and disaster risk management: Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation,...

Greenpeace, Oxfam call on leaders to stop ASEAN sinking ahead of Bali Summit

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 11:58

ASEAN leaders should work together to address the problem of climate change, NGO group A-FAB (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal) warned today. To dramatize the problem, activists created a tableau of sinking hands in...

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