Greenpeace News Releases

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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:

The BP Disaster Photos Big Oil and the White House Don’t Want You to See

Media release | May 7, 2012 at 12:50

WASHINGTON, DC - Greenpeace today released shocking photos that show graphic evidence of the destruction done to endangered sea life in the Gulf by the 2010 BP oil disaster. The photos, just received via a Freedom of Information request filed in...

Activists Block Duke Coal Shipment, link Mountaintop Removal to iCloud

Media release | May 3, 2012 at 14:21

CHARLOTTE, NC—This morning, activists from Greenpeace, Mountain Justice, RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival), Katuah Earth First! and Keepers of the Mountains Foundation blocked a coal train en route to the Marshall Steam...

Midwest Generation Agrees to Shut Down Fisk and Crawford Coal Plants

Media release | February 29, 2012 at 9:52

Note: The Chicago Clean Power Coalition will hold a press conference in Dvorak Park at 11:00AM on Thursday to celebrate this historic win. Speakers from community, health, and environmental organizations will be available.

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