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House Approves Historic Chemical Security Bill

Feature story | November 8, 2009 at 18:00

Eight years after the September 11th attacks, the House of Representatives approved the "Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009," (H.R. 2868) by a vote of 230 to 193. This is the first time either house of Congress has approved permanent...

The U.S. was the number one problem in Barcelona

Feature story | November 6, 2009 at 17:36

On November 6th in Barcelona, Spain, United Nations climate change negotiations were supposed to conclude final preparations for the long-awaited talks in Copenhagen this December. But, after the-five day session concluded, the world was not much...

Safety First: Clorox to Eliminates Chlorine Risks

Feature story | November 1, 2009 at 18:00

On November 2nd, the Clorox Company announced plans to convert all of its U.S. factories that use chlorine gas to safer chemical processes over the next few years. Greenpeace applauds this move because it will eliminate catastrophic risks to more...

Google, IBM and Microsoft with their heads in the clouds

Feature story | October 27, 2009 at 11:46

People could some day recall that it was the Information Technology (IT) industry’s advocacy for strong action which tipped the balance at the Copenhagen climate summit. But that's not going to happen unless all of us press them to become climate...

Greenpeace sets up base in Indonesian rainforest to prevent climate destruction

Feature story | October 26, 2009 at 19:00

On October 27, 2009 Greenpeace established a base in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest in order to bring urgent attention to the role that deforestation plays in driving dangerous climate change, a critical issue to be addressed at the UN...

October 24th International Day of Climate Action

Feature story | October 23, 2009 at 18:00

While our leaders continue to talk about what's "politically possible," the world continues to warm and precious days go by. We can't continue to allow our leaders here in the U.S. to sit back and play political games when our future is at stake.

Greenpeace Analysis has a Strong Message for President Obama

Feature story | October 19, 2009 at 18:00

In a call-to-action report written to President Obama, Greenpeace details the handouts and loopholes that have undermined the integrity of the current energy and climate legislation. In order for federal climate law worthy of this nation to pass...

Carbon Scam: Greenpeace report exposes how coal and oil companies are trying to use...

Feature story | October 14, 2009 at 18:00

Big polluters do not want to invest in green jobs and clean skies in America. Instead, they want to keep on with their dirty business as usual and outsource pollution cuts to someone else on the cheap. One of the primary ways they are trying to...

Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

Feature story | October 13, 2009 at 9:59

We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.

Bravo Apple

Feature story | October 6, 2009 at 18:00

Apple has stormed out of the biggest lobby group in the United States. At issue is the US Chamber of Commerce's use of funds to oppose climate change legislation. Apple has done the right thing, and IBM and Microsoft should think different too.

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