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Greenpeace Statement on U.S. Announcement of Six-Nation Pact on Climate

Media release | July 27, 2005 at 18:00

Responding to the recent announcement by the U.S. on the New Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, Greenpeace issued the following statement.

Bush Remains out in the Cold on Climate Change at the G8 Summit

Media release | July 7, 2005 at 18:00

The Group of Eight communiqué issued by world leaders at their summit in Gleneagles today highlights the divisions between President Bush and the rest of the world on tackling climate change.

On Eve of G8 Summit, Groups Push for Endangered Status for Polar Bears

Media release | July 4, 2005 at 18:00

As world leaders meet in Scotland to discuss issues such as global warming, Greenpeace, Center for Biological Diversity and National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a petition today with the Department of Interior calling for further...

Residents Line Up at Local Hair Salon to Participate in Country's Largest Mercury...

Media release | June 26, 2005 at 18:00

Residents of Cape Cod gathered today to volunteer time and a small sample of their hair for a nationwide scientific study by Greenpeace on mercury poisoning. The public testing event, the first on Cape Cod this summer, collected data for the...

Harrowing Conditions Cut Short First Summer Crossing of Arctic Ocean

Media release | June 2, 2005 at 18:00

Harrowing conditions, including unusual snow storms and spring ice conditions, have cut short two U.S. explorers attempt at the first summer crossing of the Arctic Ocean to highlight the dangers of global warming. Lonnie Dupre and Eric Larsen...

Greenpeace Floats 1500-Square-Ft Banner Above World Environment Day Opening Ceremonies

Media release | June 1, 2005 at 18:00

As the U.N. World Environment Day opening ceremonies began today, Greenpeace unveiled a 1500-square-ft banner reading "SOLAR POWERED ENERGY INDEPENDENCE, IT'S THE COMMUNITY'S CHOICE."

U.S. Explorers begin History-Making Trek Across the Arctic Ocean

Media release | May 9, 2005 at 18:00

Paddling across more than three miles of frigid open water in specially designed canoes packed with 350 pounds of supplies, Minnesota explorers, Lonnie Dupre and Eric Larsen, left a remote region of Siberia to begin the first ever unsupported...

Global Warming Lawsuit: Federal Agencies Sued by Cities and Environmental Groups

Media release | April 28, 2005 at 18:00

The U.S. District Court in San Francisco will hear oral arguments today, in a precedent-setting case challenging taxpayer-funded projects that cause climate change. Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and the cities of Boulder, Clorado and Oakland,...

Greenpeace Activists Sentenced to Jail - Allegheny Energy Continues to Violate Law

Media release | February 14, 2005 at 18:00

Six Greenpeace activists appeared in court today, and were sentenced to jail terms ranging from four to 30 days for a peaceful protest at the Hatfield's Ferry power plant in June 2004. The six climbed the smokestack at the plant, owned and...

State Officials and Greenpeace Survey Damage to Wildlife Islands Earmarked for Gas Plant

Media release | September 6, 2004 at 18:00

California state policymakers and legislators traveled with Greenpeace to the proposed site of ChevronTexaco's liquid natural gas (LNG) facilities on the Coronado Islands. Located off the Baja California Coast of Mexico, the islands are an...

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