Greenpeace News Releases

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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...

Obama visits Gulf, says BP is responsible

Media release | May 1, 2010 at 18:00

President Obama arrived today for a tour of the Gulf of Mexico to see firsthand the catastrophic effects of the oil slick that is rapidly approaching the shore. After meeting with response officials, he made a statement to the press in Venice,...

Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium

Media release | April 29, 2010 at 18:00

Following the announcement by President Obama that there will be no expansion of offshore drilling until investigations into the BP Deepwater Disaster are complete, Greenpeace Executive Director, Philip Radford made the following statement:

IT Leaderboard showcases growing divide between talk and action on developing...

Media release | April 28, 2010 at 18:00

The latest version of Greenpeace’s Cool IT Leaderboard (1) reveals how some global IT companies are leading the industry by proving the potential of IT solutions to address climate change and reshape energy use, while others seem unable to decide...

Cape Wind, not offshore drilling, is the clean energy future America deserves

Media release | April 28, 2010 at 13:48

Kert Davies, Research Director at Greenpeace, in response to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s announcement today that the Cape Wind offshore wind project will be allowed to move forward to construction after nearly a decade of debate and...

Greenpeace statement on pending climate bill

Media release | April 23, 2010 at 12:54

Greenpeace has highlighted crucial elements of the draft climate bill necessary to address the catastrophic effects of global warming pollution. Senator Kerry, in a teleconference Thursday, organized by the We Can Lead coalition, outlined...

Greenpeace vows to increase pressure on companies, governments to create solutions to...

Media release | April 11, 2010 at 18:00

Suspected arson burned a Greenpeace “Climate Defenders Camp” on the Kampar Peninsula in Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday. Though there were no injuries, the incident increases concerns over the safety of community members and conservation advocates...

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