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CLIMATE SECURITY ACT FALLS SHORT OF ACTION NEEDED TO AVOID CATASTROPHIC CLIMATE IMPACTS

Media release | June 1, 2008 at 18:00

“Consideration of the Climate Security Act demonstrates that the highest levels of our government are finally listening to a longstanding call from American citizens to stop global warming. Unfortunately, without major improvements, the...

Expansion of Lacey Act will benefit forests, people and wildlife worldwide

Media release | May 22, 2008 at 18:00

WASHINGTON--Greenpeace today applauded the adoption of landmark federal legislation to curb illegal wood imports. Amid the furor of votes, vetoes, overrides and Congressional “glitches” of the 2007 farm bill, little notice has been given to the...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELIVERS MIXED RULING ON POLAR BEAR PROTECTIONS

Media release | May 13, 2008 at 18:00

Following a three-year legal battle to protect the polar bear from extinction due to global warming, three environmental groups won protection for the species with the announcement today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the...

Carbon Capture and Storage: A Corporate Boondoggle That Shortchanges Environment,...

Media release | May 4, 2008 at 18:00

In the midst of a climate crisis and record energy prices, policymakers must not succumb to the false promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS), which would prolong dependence on dirty and dangerous energy sources and reward the world’s biggest...

Greenpeace Discovers New Species in Groundbreaking Bering Sea Expedition

Media release | April 28, 2008 at 13:02

A Greenpeace research voyage to the Bering Sea has led to the discovery of a new species of sponge, Greenpeace announced today. The organization used manned submarines and a Remote Operated Vehicle to explore two of the world’s deepest underwater...

PRESIDENT BUSH'S GLOBAL WARMING PROPOSAL: AN UNREALISTIC COMMITMENT TO INACTION

Media release | April 15, 2008 at 18:00

Instead of proposing decisive action and reversing a two-term legacy of obstructing any meaningful progress on global warming, President Bush has once again offered more voluntary and non-binding proposals rather than hard science-based targets...

Greenpeace Investigation Connects Logging in North American Boreal Forest to...

Media release | April 9, 2008 at 18:00

Logging in Canada’s Boreal forest is exacerbating global warming by releasing greenhouse gases and reducing carbon storage, according to a Greenpeace investigation released today. Increased logging also makes the Boreal forest, which stores 205...

Environmental Groups Sue Bush Administration to Force Polar Bear Protection

Media release | March 9, 2008 at 19:00

Today Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sued the Bush administration for missing its legal deadline for issuing a final decision on whether to list the polar bear under the...

Greenpeace Turns Nation's Most Iconic Landmark Into Memorial to Failed Climate Legacy

Media release | January 28, 2008 at 18:00

Responding to the Bush administration’s continued obstruction of international efforts to address global warming, Greenpeace activists turned one of the nation’s most iconic symbols into a memorial to Bush’s failed legacy on climate change.

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