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‘Smart Breeding’: biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Media release | October 28, 2014 at 14:54

Amsterdam – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture: from disease-resistance...

Greenpeace Announces New COO: Franklyn Baker

Media release | October 1, 2014 at 12:15

Washington, DC - Greenpeace is pleased to announce the hiring of new Chief Operating Officer Franklyn Baker, who will join the senior management team of Greenpeace USA.

Greenpeace: World Leaders must listen to the people and be bolder than they were today

Media release | September 23, 2014 at 14:08

New York, NY - As world leaders gathered at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York today, Greenpeace leaders responded to key announcements from China, the United States, and Europe:

Greenpeace: “New York Declaration” on forests commitments are welcome, but immediate...

Media release | September 23, 2014 at 10:44

New York City - Greenpeace welcomed the renewed commitment expressed in the New York Declaration to halting the loss of natural forests globally, announced today during Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate Summit, but raised concerns that voluntary commitments...

Greenpeace airship flies over Decker coal export mine to challenge Interior Secretary...

Media release | August 7, 2014 at 20:04

Decker, MT - Greenpeace flew its airship over the Decker coal mine in Montana today to challenge Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell to stop leasing publicly owned coal at subsidized rates, with large banners reading “Coal exports fuel...

Bureau of Land Management sells coal for export at 36 cents/ton, ignoring climate...

Media release | July 30, 2014 at 18:57

Denver, CO - The Bureau of Land Management sold eight million tons of coal today for $0.36/ton to Bowie Resource Partners, a company that has said it plans to boost exports of this publicly owned coal.

Bureau of Land Management schedules Colorado coal lease, ignoring coal exports and...

Media release | July 1, 2014 at 15:48

Washington DC - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) posted a notice in the Federal Register today that it plans to lease more than 8 millions tons of publicly owned coal in Colorado, despite the fact that the company requesting the coal, Bowie...

Calls for Required Safeguards from Disasters Grow as Obama Administration Releases...

Media release | June 6, 2014 at 12:30

Over one hundred organizations have advocated for more than a decade for new safety standards at chemical facilities that would require high-risk plants to use safer available alternatives to eliminate catastrophic hazards.

Greenpeace: Obama climate rules send signal to utilities to clean up now

Media release | June 2, 2014 at 10:03

Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Campaign Director Gabe Wisniewski released the following statement:

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