Greenpeace News Releases

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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

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).

Safeway Select

Media release | September 13, 2012 at 12:54

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 13th, 2012 - This week Safeway stores in California began stocking a budget-friendly sustainable tuna that provides an alternative to environmentally destructive mainstream options such as Bumble Bee and Chicken of...

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...

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...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Media release | March 1, 2012 at 16:48

March 1st 2012 -- A year long Greenpeace investigation into the world’s third largest pulp and paper producer, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), has found that the company is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws protecting ramin, an internationally...

Secret audio recordings expose American Petroleum Institute's plans to influence 2012...

Media release | December 20, 2011 at 13:32

WASHINGTON - Dec 20, 2011 - Audio recorded during an American Petroleum Institute (API) commercial shoot reveals how the oil industry plans to stage citizen support for its agenda to influence the 2012 elections. The ads, which API officials said...

Facebook Commits to Clean Energy Future

Media release | December 15, 2011 at 8:57

San Francisco, December 15, 2011 – Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programs that will enable...

New Greenpeace report slams biomass industry claims

Media release | November 2, 2011 at 17:37

2 November 2011, Washington, DC: Using forest timber for heating, electricity generation or liquid ‘biofuel’ could severely harm forests and accelerate global warming, according to a new report from Greenpeace.

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