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Statement by John Passacantando, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA

Media release | October 17, 2007 at 18:00

On the expected introduction of ‘America’s Climate Security Act’ by Senators Lieberman and Warner today:


Media release | September 28, 2007 at 16:56


Media release | September 28, 2007 at 13:02

Greenpeace USA Executive Director John Passacantando and nearly fifty other activists were arrested at a protest today outside the Bush administration’s ‘Big Emitters’ meeting on global warming as they sent the message: “Bush: Wrong way on global...

Full Court Press on Greenhouse Gas Pollution Needed to Save Polar Bears

Media release | September 7, 2007 at 18:00

A United States Geological Service (USGS) report released today concluding that two-thirds of the world's polar bears will disappear by the middle of this century underscores the urgent need for a reduction in greenhouse gas pollution said the...

World Bank Group's Role in Illegal African Rainforest Destruction Is Exposed

Media release | August 28, 2007 at 18:00

The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) is financing a Singapore-based trading group OLAM International Ltd. which provincial Forestry Minister Coco Pembe has accused OLAM of trading in illegal timber in one of the world’s last...

Companies Revealed to be Purchasing Forest Destruction

Media release | August 19, 2007 at 18:00

The latest Greenpeace investigative report reveals many high profile companies are fueling the destruction of Canada’s Boreal Forest to create everyday consumer products. Best Buy, Grand & Toy, Toys “R” Us, Time Inc., Sears, Coles/Indigo, Penguin...

Naked Evidence of Global Warming

Media release | August 17, 2007 at 18:00

Hundreds of naked people braved the cold today to highlight the impacts of global warmingon the Aletsch Glacier in the Swiss Alps. The nude volunteers posed for renowned naked ‘installation’ artist Spencer Tunick, who is working in a unique...

Congress Introduces Landmark Illegal Logging Bill

Media release | July 31, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace today hailed the introduction of landmark legislation to confront the global challenge of illegal logging. The Combat Illegal Logging Act, introduced today by Sen. Ron Wyden (D- OR), would put into place the strongest mechanisms...

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