Greenpeace News Releases

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Shell Cancels 2012 Arctic Drilling

Media release | September 17, 2012 at 9:41

Greenpeace Response to Shell Abandoning 2012 Arctic Drilling

Duke Energy dropped from global Dow Jones Sustainability Index for dirty energy use

Media release | September 13, 2012 at 17:17

Greenpeace applauds the action taken today to remove Duke Energy from the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

U.S. Activist and Head of Greenpeace Board Gazprom Arctic Oil Platform

Media release | August 24, 2012 at 9:30

Pechora Sea, 24 August, 2012 — This morning a team of Greenpeace International activists—including a U.S. activist and Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo— boarded Gazprom’s “Prirazlomnaya” Arctic oil platform to demand that the...

Romney spokesperson Andrea Saul linked to climate science smear campaign

Media release | August 8, 2012 at 11:05

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Greenpeace released a briefing detailing Romney campaign operative and Press Secretary Andrea Saul’s involvement with DCI Group, a firm that was on contract to ExxonMobil at the height of the oil company’s campaign to attack...

Abundant corals discovered at Shell’s Chukchi drill site

Media release | July 30, 2012 at 15:16

Chukchi Sea, Alaska - July 30, 2012 - Greenpeace submarine research at Shell’s proposed drill site in the Chukchi Sea has collected the first coral specimen from the region. With a Shell vessel nearby, Greenpeace marine biologist and submarine...

Shell's Arctic drilling program running aground

Media release | July 15, 2012 at 5:36

Bering Sea, Alaska

Greenpeace ship will study unexplored Arctic ocean habitats threatened by Shell's...

Media release | July 6, 2012 at 12:49

Dutch Harbor, Alaska - July 6, 2012 - The Greenpeace ship Esperanza will depart Friday from Dutch Harbor on an Arctic expedition to study unexplored ocean habitats threatened by offshore oil drilling, as well as industrial fishing fleets. The...


Media release | June 21, 2012 at 11:00

Rock stars, Hollywood actors, Polar explorers, business leaders and environmentalists have joined forces to launch an unprecedented bid for a global sanctuary in the Arctic. The group is demanding that oil drilling and unsustainable fishing be...

Arcticready or #Shellfail? Shell's Climate Disaster Gets a Rehearsal

Media release | June 8, 2012 at 12:21

NEW behind-the-scenes VIDEO HERE: Greenpeace, the Yes Lab, and members of the Occupy movement are claiming responsibility for a set of actions that have focused intense attention on...

Greenpeace supports pro-mountain action by Mountain Justice and RAMPS activists

Media release | May 24, 2012 at 13:09

In response to today’s action taken by activists from Mountain Justice and RAMPS, Greenpeace Coal Campaign Director Gabe Wisniewski issued the following statement:

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