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Greenpeace launches one-month Coal Free Future ship tour on Eastern seaboard

Media release | January 21, 2011 at 16:16

Wilmington, NC – Greenpeace today launched a one-month ship tour to support East Coast communities fighting to protect against the impact of coal plants in their region. The Arctic Sunrise, a 50 meter ship, departs Monday, January 24th from...

Greenpeace response to National Oil Spill Commission final report

Media release | January 11, 2011 at 12:11

WASHINGTON – Jan 11, 2011 - In response to the final report released today by the National Oil Spill Commission, Greenpeace USA Research Director Kert Davies released the following statement:

Greenpeace’s 20-year campaign catalyzes groundbreaking climate commitment on...

Media release | November 29, 2010 at 11:13

Amsterdam, 29 November, 2010 – Greenpeace applauds the initiative announced today by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the consortium of over 400 companies, to implement climate-friendly refrigeration using natural refrigerants (1) beginning in 2015.

Greenpeace Statement on the Outcome of the U.S. 2010 Congressional Elections

Media release | November 3, 2010 at 11:30

Responding to the outcome of the United States congressional elections, Kyle Ash, Senior Legislative Representative for Greenpeace USA, issued the following statement:

Greenpeace and Citizen Activists Call for Federal Standards on Hazardous Coal Waste

Media release | October 27, 2010 at 11:19

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Twenty Greenpeace and local community activists today held up enlarged photos of the coal ash disaster that occurred at nearby Kingston, Tennessee, in December 2008 in a silent vigil outside the hotel in Knoxville where the...

Greenpeace response to National Oil Spill Commission report

Media release | October 6, 2010 at 15:53

In response to National Oil Spill Commission reports that the White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to publicly reveal how high the oil spill rate could have been, Greenpeace USA executive Director Phil Radford said:

Independently-funded research expedition locates deep sea remnants of Gulf oil plume...

Media release | September 30, 2010 at 12:10

Gulf of Mexico – Remnants of the oil and gas plume from the Deepwater Horizon disaster have been discovered at depths of over 3000ft (1000m), some 300 miles (500km) from the wellhead by a team of independent scientists on board the Greenpeace...

Greenpeace Activists Call For Federal Standards on Hazardous Coal Waste

Media release | September 28, 2010 at 8:10

LOUISVILLE, KY – Highlighting the need for federal standards to protect public health from hazardous coal waste, Greenpeace activists climbed the downtown Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville this morning, unfurling a 23 x 23-square-foot banner...

Experts available on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise to discuss scientific...

Media release | September 22, 2010 at 13:41

GULF OF MEXICO – Greenpeace Research Director Kert Davies, and scientists Rainer Amon and Clifton C. Nunnally are currently on board the Arctic Sunrise and available for interview. The Arctic Sunrise is a 164-foot ice-class Greenpeace ship...

Greenpeacers Climb Giant Oil Rig off Scotland to Stop Chevron Drilling Project, while...

Media release | September 21, 2010 at 10:33

Shetlands Islands, Scotland, 21 September, 2010 -- Before dawn today Greenpeace activists occupied a giant oil drilling ship anchored one mile off Lerwick, Scotland, to prevent its departure to begin dangerous deep water drilling in an ecological...

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