Greenpeace News Releases

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Emergency solidarity protests worldwide to free journalists and Greenpeace activists...

Media release | October 9, 2013 at 10:43

Amsterdam, 5 October 2013 – Thousands of people are today taking part in an emergency day of solidarity protests around the world to demand the release of 30 people imprisoned in Russia after they were detained aboard a Greenpeace ship in the...

Greenpeace International applauds Dutch arbitration over Arctic 30

Media release | October 4, 2013 at 10:48

Amsterdam, 4 October 2013 – The Dutch government today announced that it would initiate arbitration proceedings against Russia under the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea to secure the release of 28 Greenpeace International activists, plus a...

Greenpeace International ship remains under control of Russian authorities in...

Media release | September 25, 2013 at 19:17

Amsterdam, September 20, 2013: The crew of the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise remain in the custody of Russian authorities following an armed boarding of the ship in international waters yesterday. The ship has now been under armed guard...

Rejected coal bid highlights declining coal market and need for federal coal leasing...

Media release | September 18, 2013 at 19:13

Washington DC - September 18, 2013 - A federal coal lease sale failed to attract a sufficient bid for 167 million tons of publicly owned coal in Wyoming, the second time in two months that a federal coal auction resulted in no coal sales.

China clean air plan to slow coal consumption, curb coal imports

Media release | September 12, 2013 at 11:47

Beijing, September 12, 2013 – The Chinese government's plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow down China’s coal consumption growth and curb future import demand, further eroding the...

Free Speech Isn't Just for Your Friends

Media release | May 17, 2013 at 9:46

Action follows open letter volunteering to testify in IRS investigation in light of Bush-era audit

21 groups call for moratorium on Powder River coal in letter to new Interior...

Media release | April 15, 2013 at 16:37

Washington DC - The leaders of 21 organizations welcomed Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to her first day on the job with a letter calling for “an immediate moratorium on new coal leasing in the Powder River Basin and a comprehensive...

Department of the Interior report calls for paperwork instead of Arctic protection

Media release | March 14, 2013 at 18:16

Commenting on the Department of the Interior’s review into Shell’s failed Arctic attempt and the Government lassitude that allowed it to happen, Greenpeace US Executive Director Phil Radford condemned the Report as weak.

Shell Abandons its 2013 Arctic Drilling Program

Media release | February 27, 2013 at 15:15

February 27, Washington, DC - Greenpeace today welcomed the announcement by Royal Dutch Shell that the company will not attempt to pursue offshore drilling in Alaskan Arctic waters in 2013. Phil Radford, Greenpeace USA Executive Director said in...

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