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Bureau of Land Management sells coal for export at 36 cents/ton, ignoring climate...

Media release | July 30, 2014 at 18:57

Denver, CO - The Bureau of Land Management sold eight million tons of coal today for $0.36/ton to Bowie Resource Partners, a company that has said it plans to boost exports of this publicly owned coal.

New report details how federal coal leasing and exports undermine Obama’s climate plan

Media release | July 28, 2014 at 12:16

Washington DC - A new report from Greenpeace details the carbon pollution that has been unlocked by the Interior Department’s federal coal leasing program, showing how selling coal owned by the American public at subsidized rates is undermining...

Greenpeace airship in Montana: “Coal exports fuel climate change, Keep our coal in...

Media release | July 25, 2014 at 13:59

Billings, Montana - Greenpeace flew its thermal airship in Billings Montana today to highlight the risks of coal exports and mining in the Western United States, with large banners reading "Coal exports fuel climate change" and "Keep our coal in...

Greenpeace: Obama climate rules send signal to utilities to clean up now

Media release | June 2, 2014 at 10:03

Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Campaign Director Gabe Wisniewski released the following statement:

Energy [R]evolution report details how US can transition to nearly 100% renewable energy

Media release | May 12, 2014 at 10:18

Washington DC - The United States can quickly transition to nearly 100% renewable energy and phase out coal and nuclear power, according to a major new report from Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council. Energy [R]evolution - A...

Greenpeace, Top Users Ask Pinterest to Go Green on Oversized Pinboards at Company HQ

Media release | May 6, 2014 at 11:31

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 — Greenpeace activists and influential users of Pinterest, the social network and visual search tool, asked Pinterest employees to create a greener internet by becoming the next tech company to power its platform with...

Time to face the music – Dirty oil’s bid for respectability exposed

Media release | April 26, 2014 at 20:19

New Orleans, 26 April 2014: Greenpeace took to the skies and the ground today at the 45th Louisiana Jazz fest to highlight Shell’s reckless plans to drill in the Arctic.

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