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Federal Court Recognizes Harm Caused by Global Warming

Media release | August 23, 2005 at 18:00

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled yesterday against the Bush Administration and allowed a groundbreaking global warming lawsuit to proceed. The landmark decision is the first time that a...

Greenpeace Action Delivers Message to RFK, Jr.

Media release | August 16, 2005 at 18:00

Greenpeace’s Global Warming and Energy Campaign challenged the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound today as it hosted Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. aboard the Spirit of Massachusetts. Two Greenpeace boats pulled alongside the event with banners reading...

Greenpeace Statement on Retirement of ExxonMobil Chairman, Lee Raymond

Media release | August 3, 2005 at 18:00

Responding to the announcement of Lee Raymond’s retirement as chairman of ExxonMobil, Greenpeace issued the following statement.

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...

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