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Student activists fighting to save the climate!

Blog by djpins2 | September 16, 2009

This fall, the Greenpeace Student Network is fighting for our planet’s future and demanding climate action now. All across the country, student activists are holding their first meetings of the semester, having kickoff events, and...

"Clean" Nuclear Power? The President Knows Better

Blog by no_new_nukes_ | January 28, 2010 15 comments

In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama said that "(t)o create more of these clean energy jobs, we need more production, more efficiency, more incentives. And that means building a new generation of safe, clean...

Google, Microsoft and IBM: Bring it on for the Climate

Blog by michellefrey | October 27, 2009 1 comment

Today we launched the latest version of our Cool IT leaderboard - take a look a which of the biggest names in IT are doing the most on the top priorities to tackle climate change. As well as scores we've added more background on the...

Obama gives energy-themed speech

Blog by michellefrey | October 23, 2009

Today, President Obama gave an energy-themed speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His speech is just ahead of hearings on the climate and energy legislation scheduled to be taken up by the Senate next week. Here's a...

One small step for bluefin

Blog by cassontrenor | October 16, 2009 3 comments

Earlier this week, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere as well as NOAA Admisistrator – not to mention a member of President Obama’s Ocean Taskforce – finally broke the silence by officially...

Fiddling While the West Burns

Blog by rolf | September 8, 2009 3 comments

Once you’ve witnessed a wildland fire, you’ll never forget it.  The haze that filters sunlight, casting a strange, darkened light.  The dramatic flare-ups that consume trees like matches.  The massive plumes of smoke that mimic...

Leaked memo exposes Big Oil's plans to run an Astroturf campaign against climate...

Blog by mikeg | August 13, 2009 9 comments

The WSJ recently reported that Big Oil, eager to avoid new regulations of its dirty energy supply, is going to take a cue from the health care reform protesters who have resorted to intimidation tactics like shouting down members of...

Hungry, Forgotten and Alone

Blog by pribilof | July 1, 2009

I am attaching a story which ran in our local paper this morning to bring your attention to the plight of our brothers and sisters in Western Alaska. This serious problem was recently exascerbated by a recent vote of the North Pacific...

Is offshore drilling ever safe?

Blog by shwethasatish | June 21, 2010 1 comment

Kert Davies, research director for Greenpeace US, appeared recently on The Breakdown, a weekly podcast on TheNation.com . Kert was the architect of ExxonSecrets.org   and is currently running our PolluterWatch.org campaign. The...

Will the BP Oil Spill be President Obama's Katrina?

Blog by philipradford | May 3, 2010 8 comments

In the immediate aftermath of what is unfolding as one of the most significant ecological and economic disasters in U.S. history, the response from the White House seemed more like damage control for itself rather than damage control...

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