Greenpeace News Releases

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Expectations rise for President Obama to build on commitment during June visit

Media release | May 27, 2010 at 20:23

Greenpeace today applauded the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) for committing to a moratorium on forest and peatland clearance. The commitment came in advance of the governments of Indonesia and Norway signing a $1 billion...

Industry out of US Energy Future

Media release | May 26, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace today welcomed President Obama’s sensible and encouraging first step in ensuring that the BP oil spill disaster can never happen again - but the “never” will only last for the next six months while his commission reaches a conclusion...

Greenpeace To Dell: Design Out Toxics Now

Media release | May 25, 2010 at 18:00

A day after Greenpeace launched its latest consumer electronics rankings, the environmental advocacy group protested one of the poorly performing companies, computer giant Dell, for the company’s backtracking on its public commitment to eliminate...

Greenpeace Activists Paint Message in Oil on Arctic-bound Drilling Supply Ship...

Media release | May 24, 2010 at 14:13

As Obama Administration officials assessed the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster in Louisiana, seven Greenpeace activists took a stand at the Harvey Explorer to send a message to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Two activists rappelled off the...

Charge BP not Greenpeace

Media release | May 23, 2010 at 18:00

Today, seven Greenpeace activists were arrested for standing up to the oil industry, and sending a message to Secretary Salazar that we must stop offshore drilling. The activists were Lindsey Allen, Lauren Valle, Emma Cassidy, David Pomerantz,...

DUPONT FACILITIES FAIL GREENPEACE SECURITY INSPECTION

Media release | May 21, 2010 at 10:59

Following citizen inspections conducted by land, air and water today, Greenpeace issued a ‘failed inspection’ report to DuPont for failing to fully secure two of its chemical facilities in Delaware and New Jersey against terrorists or...

CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN WORLD’S LARGEST CONSERVATION...

Media release | May 18, 2010 at 9:55

Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement – the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement – that applies to 72 million hectares of...

Major Forestry Companies and Environmental Organizations to Announce Globally-Signific...

Media release | May 16, 2010 at 18:00

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) with 21 member companies including AbitibiBowater, West Fraser and Weyerhaeuser, and leading Canadian and International environmental organizations such as Canopy, ForestEthics, Greenpeace, Pew...

Nestle to stop using products from rainforest destruction

Media release | May 16, 2010 at 18:00

Nestlé, the world’s biggest food and drinks company, announced today that it will stop using products that come from rainforest destruction. The move follows a two month Greenpeace campaign that exposed Nestlé’s use of palm oil in products like...

Burgeoning oil disaster exposes need for immediate halt to new offshore oil

Media release | May 13, 2010 at 18:00

While news reports reveal official estimates may be underestimating the quantity of oil spreading into the Gulf of Mexico, Greenpeace is on the Gulf Coast conducting independent assessment of the environmental impacts and calling for an immediate...

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