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Greenpeace: Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change

Page | July 23, 2014 at 9:35

How the federal coal leasing program undermines President Obama’s Climate Plan

Coal export financier Resource Capital Funds exposed by new website and protests

Media release | February 13, 2015 at 14:48

Denver - February 13, 2015 - Coal export opponents called on Resource Capital Funds to stop backing controversial coal export proposals in the Pacific Northwest by protesting at the private equity fund’s Denver headquarters and launching a new...

Polluting Democracy

Publication | July 18, 2011 at 9:18

This report provides a sampling of the actions of a bipartisan cadre of 15 politicians, who are among those in the House of Representatives working for America’s dirty and decrepit coal-fired power industry. These 15 members have tried to stop...

The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing market for US Exports

Publication | February 27, 2013 at 0:07

The US coal industry - reeling from sagging domestic demand, plummeting profits, and tanking stock prices - is desperate for a new market for its wares, and it thinks it has found one in China. But in reality, the Chinese market for US coal...

21 groups call for moratorium on Powder River coal in letter to new Interior...

Media release | April 15, 2013 at 16:37

Washington DC - The leaders of 21 organizations welcomed Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to her first day on the job with a letter calling for “an immediate moratorium on new coal leasing in the Powder River Basin and a comprehensive...

EIA’s unrealistic stance on coal damaging to its integrity

Media release | June 25, 2012 at 15:29

In response to the new Energy Information Administration (EIA) “Annual Energy Outlook” (AEO) released today, Kyle Ash, Greenpeace Climate Campaigner made the following statement:

Protect People, Not Polluters

Feature story | September 28, 2010 at 9:24

Highlighting the need for federal standards to protect public health from hazardous coal waste, activists unfurled a banner reading EPA: PROTECT PEOPLE, NOT POLLUTERS – QUIT COAL at an EPA public hearing in Louisville, KY.

Greenpeace supports pro-mountain action by Mountain Justice and RAMPS activists

Media release | May 24, 2012 at 13:09

In response to today’s action taken by activists from Mountain Justice and RAMPS, Greenpeace Coal Campaign Director Gabe Wisniewski issued the following statement:

Rally calls for end to rate hikes, backs AG’s appeal

Media release | March 31, 2012 at 13:59

Charlotte, North Carolina: A well attended rally held in Charlotte today has called for Duke Energy to drop its dirty rate hike. Dozens of concerned community members joined leaders from environmental and social justice groups to demand Duke end...

Corporate stranglehold on coal regulation putting communities at risk

Feature story | November 16, 2010 at 12:54

The coal ash epidemic continues to threaten the health and welfare of people and the environment globally. It is critical that we acknowledge this danger and adequately protect ourselves from the consequences such as water and air contamination,...

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