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Greenpeace Starts Countdown Clock Asking: Why is Obama Letting the EPA Slow-walk...

Blog by Rick Hind | April 15, 2015

When he was a Senator, President Obama championed legislation to prevent chemical disasters. On the Senate floor in 2006 he warned, “these plants are stationary weapons of mass destruction spread all across the country.” As a candidate for in...

Climate change denial was part of “the drill” in Rick Scott’s Florida

Blog by Jesse Coleman | April 15, 2015

Newly released documents provide further indication that Florida officials were directed not to talk about climate change.  In an email exchange from April of 2014 obtained by a records request, a communications official working for the...

Courage of Greenpeace

Blog by Guest Post | April 15, 2015

Guest post by Pushpinder Singh, Greenpeace India As I write this, Ministry of Home Affairs have blocked the funds from international supporters for Greenpeace India. But I think now is the time to talk about courage and Greenpeace India. People...

Shell’s trying to silence your voice on Arctic drilling…

Blog by Ben Ayliffe | April 10, 2015

“If somebody not from your country commits a crime against somebody not from your country in another country, should the courts in your country have any jurisdiction over the issue?” With remarkable prescience, this question was posed by Shell’s...

Big Oil wrote a report on Arctic drilling. You’ll never guess what happened next.

Blog by Tim Donaghy | April 9, 2015

This past week the National Petroleum Council released a long report on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. To the great surprise of no one at all, they found that drilling for oil in the Arctic is a great idea and that, all evidence to the...

NC Students tell Duke CEO to stop fighting solar

Blog by Perry Wheeler | April 9, 2015

Last night, over 20 NC State students interrupted Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good as she gave a “Leading with Energy” speech on campus. The students unfurled a banner that read “Duke Energy: Leading with dirty energy, blocking access to renewables”...

David Blackmon, Fracking Flak and Climate Denier, Paid to Promote AND Attack Regulations

Blog by Jesse Coleman | April 8, 2015

Inside Climate News has revealed that a key leader of oil and gas industry front groups that oppose new fracking regulations may have been playing both sides of the issue. In an investigation into the funding of the Environmental Defense Fund’s...

University of Cincinnati students bit the line for sustainable tuna

Blog by Guest Post | April 8, 2015

Blog post by Kaitlyn Trent, Greenpeace community coach If you could go on a road trip with anyone dead or alive whom would you take? That question may seem innocuous but add the fear of 25 strangers waiting to hear your answer! Beyoncé. Tina Fey...

Six Volunteers Scale Shell’s Oil Rig

Blog by Haley Rabic | April 7, 2015

Yesterday morning things changed drastically for six volunteers aboard the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza. They boarded Shell’s oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean. The volunteers, Aliyah, Zoe, Johno, Miriam, Adreas,...

My reasons for climbing up Shell’s 100-meter high oil rig

Blog by Greenpeace Staff | April 7, 2015

Blog post by Zoe Buckley Lennox – On board the Esperanza – Follow @zoevirginia Before I head off, I want to share with you my reasons for climbing up a 100-meter high oil rig, perched on the back of a cargo ship, swaying in the middle of the...

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