Greenpeace News Releases

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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...

New Report: The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing market for US Exports

Media release | February 27, 2013 at 10:04

Washington DC - February 27, 2013 - The Chinese market for US coal exports may dry up before major new US coal shipments ever reach its ports, according to a new Greenpeace report. The report, "The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing...

Senators Boxer and Sanders show climate leadership

Media release | February 14, 2013 at 11:42

Washington DC - On the heels of President Obama's call to action in his State of the Union address and the arrest of more than 40 environmental, civil rights, and community leaders at a protest of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline,...

Major Breakthrough in Protection for Indonesia's Remaining Rainforests

Media release | February 5, 2013 at 0:50

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 February 2013 - Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent...

Is BP Getting Away with Murder?

Media release | November 15, 2012 at 11:25

November 15, 2012 - According to various news reports, BP Plc has reached a deal with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a record U.S. criminal penalty totalling billions of dollars in addition to pleading guilty to gross misconduct in...

Duke books $594m in utility profits in three months at the expense of ratepayers and...

Media release | November 8, 2012 at 11:32

Duke Energy’s strong profit, announced in a third quarter earnings call this morning, is an insult to North Carolina ratepayers who are being asked to foot the bill for Duke’s costly and dangerous portfolio, according to broad group of...

Rate hikes unnecessary, illogical and ill-timed

Media release | October 12, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace is condemning moves today by Duke Energy to file for a rate hike for North Carolina customers formerly served by Progress Energy. Today’s request comes soon after the controversial merger of Duke and Progress Energy, which made Duke...

Shell Cancels 2012 Arctic Drilling

Media release | September 17, 2012 at 9:41

Greenpeace Response to Shell Abandoning 2012 Arctic Drilling

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