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Deepwater Horizon - One Year On

Publication | April 20, 2011 at 1:30

On March 31, three weeks before the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, President Barack Obama announced plans to open offshore oil drilling along the east coast of the United States from Virginia to Florida and the eastern Gulf of Mexico, ending a...

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...

Learn all about the Energy [R]evolution on the go!

Blog by shwethasatish | June 16, 2010

Greenpeace’s Energy [R]evolution is an in-depth analysis of how we can move successfully to clean, renewable energy by 2050 while leaving dirty, dangerous fossil fuels behind. We teamed up with scientists, engineers, universities and...

Volunteer info for Gulf oil spill

Blog by mikeg | May 12, 2010 76 comments

UPDATE: It's extremely important at this point that we do everything we can to prevent the next oil spill from ever happening. Take action now to tell Congress: No drilling, no coal, clean energy now! And if you want to do even more,...

The BP Deepwater Oil Disaster - What if it were Virginia?

Blog by kert_davies | April 29, 2010 3 comments

The horrific and historic environmental disaster unfolding before our eyes in the Gulf of Mexico has everyone taking a new look at the true cost of oil addiction. Everything was going so well for Big Oil. The American Petroleum...

Bill Koch: The Dirty Money Behind Cape Wind Opposition

Blog by mikeg | July 22, 2010 13 comments

We released a report back in March that exposed Charles and David Koch , the billionaire oilmen who control Koch Industries, as a chief source of funding for the climate denial machine. Well, turns out doing everything possible to...

July 4th, 2010: Dependence Day?

Blog by robert_gardner | July 2, 2010

"The basis of a democratic state is liberty." — Aristotle On Sunday we celebrate the Fourth of July and America's independence from tyranny and injustice. But we go into this weekend with a tangible reminder of our continued...

The environment was the winner of the Dirty Air Act vote, but not by much

Blog by mikeg | June 11, 2010 2 comments

If we’ve learned anything from the BP Deepwater Disaster, it’s that we can’t afford not to transition to clean renewable energy and get off of dirty fossil fuels pronto. The American public knows that: 71% of Americans now support...

How to stop oil spills: Kickstart an energy revolution

Blog by mikeg | June 9, 2010 10 comments

The best way to stop oil spills from happening is pretty simple, actually: Leave the oil in the ground where it belongs. If you think that's not possible, or that it would mean shivering in the dark, or that millions of people would...

Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement!

Blog by scott_paul | May 18, 2010 11 comments

It's time to announce "another big forest victory!" This one I take great pleasure in sending out myself. At first blush it might not appear as sexy as our unfolding Indonesian forest story or as awe-inspiring as our ongoing Amazon...

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