Greenpeace News Releases

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New Report: Greenpeace Energy Blueprint Shows How Existing Alternatives to Fossil...

Media release | June 8, 2010 at 18:00

In the midst of the intractable crisis caused by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is time to stop investing in a broken energy economy and seize the opportunity to invest in a sustainable energy future, according to the environmental group...

Expectations rise for President Obama to build on commitment during June visit

Media release | May 27, 2010 at 20:23

Greenpeace today applauded the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) for committing to a moratorium on forest and peatland clearance. The commitment came in advance of the governments of Indonesia and Norway signing a $1 billion...

Industry out of US Energy Future

Media release | May 26, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace today welcomed President Obama’s sensible and encouraging first step in ensuring that the BP oil spill disaster can never happen again - but the “never” will only last for the next six months while his commission reaches a conclusion...

Greenpeace Activists Paint Message in Oil on Arctic-bound Drilling Supply Ship...

Media release | May 24, 2010 at 14:13

As Obama Administration officials assessed the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster in Louisiana, seven Greenpeace activists took a stand at the Harvey Explorer to send a message to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Two activists rappelled off the...

Charge BP not Greenpeace

Media release | May 23, 2010 at 18:00

Today, seven Greenpeace activists were arrested for standing up to the oil industry, and sending a message to Secretary Salazar that we must stop offshore drilling. The activists were Lindsey Allen, Lauren Valle, Emma Cassidy, David Pomerantz,...

Burgeoning oil disaster exposes need for immediate halt to new offshore oil

Media release | May 13, 2010 at 18:00

While news reports reveal official estimates may be underestimating the quantity of oil spreading into the Gulf of Mexico, Greenpeace is on the Gulf Coast conducting independent assessment of the environmental impacts and calling for an immediate...

EPA tailoring rule a first step to reducing devastating impact of global warming

Media release | May 12, 2010 at 18:00

In response to the EPA tailoring rule, Senior Legislative Representative Kyle Ash of Greenpeace issued the following statement:

Energy bill is a dirty energy bailout, incentives offshore drilling

Media release | May 11, 2010 at 18:00

In response Greenpeace Executive Director Phil Radford issued the following statement:

Greenpeace Statement in Support of ‘No New Drilling Act of 2010’

Media release | May 10, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace endorsed legislation (HR 5248) introduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Pallone, Castor and Garamendi, which seeks to prohibit further leasing of any area of the outer Continental shelf for the exploration,...

First reports of oil at Port Eads, Mainland Louisiana

Media release | May 9, 2010 at 18:00

Today, Greenpeace found the first traces of oil onshore at Port Eads, the southernmost tip of Louisiana. Dan Howells, Deputy Director of Campaigns at Greenpeace, and conservation specialist Rick Steiner collected samples of the oil on the beach...

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