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7 Greenpeace victories you made possible in 2014

Blog by Greenpeace Staff | December 10, 2014

It’s been a great year for Greenpeace and our supporters. Getting toxic chemicals out of our clothes. Putting sustainable seafood in our grocery stores. Shifting our favorite websites toward renewable energy. We could go on (and we will). Here’s...

Shell’s Arctic drilling team just pleaded GUILTY

Blog by Ben Ayliffe | December 9, 2014

Shell and its allies cannot be trusted to drill in the Arctic. Their reputation took another hammering last night when Noble Drilling, Shell’s sub-contractor, plead guilty to a staggering eight felony charges relating to environmental and safety...

Nature does not negotiate: Climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog by Kumi Naidoo | December 8, 2014

The following is written by Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International. As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of...

Bad PR 101: Public Relations Exec Tries to Coax Clients with Fear

Blog by Connor Gibson | December 5, 2014

Crossposted from PolluterWatch: PR Flack Randal Simonetti Sells Conflict to Corporations In the public relations world, there exists a subset known as crisis communications, or crisis management. This is the type of service a company like Takata...

Illuminating message for the Arctic

Blog by Rachael Prokop | December 2, 2014

The federal government is currently mulling over whether to allow Shell to drill in the U.S. Arctic Ocean. Yesterday, Alaska Natives, Arctic experts and local activists met with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management at a conference room at the...

Best Buy Is Wasting Ancient Forests, One Flyer at at Time

Blog by Amy Moas | November 26, 2014

Today Greenpeace released a report exposing Best Buy, the giant electronics retailer, for fueling destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest. Our report reveals the company is sourcing an incredible 100 million pounds of paper every year from this...

New lawsuit challenges Interior Department’s failure to consider climate impacts of...

Blog by Joe Smyth | November 25, 2014

The federal coal leasing program is facing additional scrutiny, as the Western Organization of Resource Councils, Friends of the Earth, and the Paul Allen Foundation launch a new legal challenge to require the Interior Department to pursue a...

Good News from the Amazon: Soy Moratorium Renewed

Blog by Daniel Brindis | November 25, 2014

  Over the past 8 years, the Soy Moratorium has been one of Greenpeace’s proudest milestones in the fight against deforestation and today in Brazil, the Soy Working Group announced that the Moratorium would be extended until May 2016. This news...

How to Talk About Climate Change at Thanksgiving: Recipes for Good Conversations

Blog by Guest Post | November 25, 2014

Crosspost from Aaron Huertas, science communication officer at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Image above from Paul Goyette via Flickr. My mother’s family is politically diverse. And opinionated. As my grandmother tells it, the last time she...

5 climate things we all should be thankful for

Blog by Greenpeace Staff | November 24, 2014

It’s #ClimateThanks time, when people and organizations across the world share what they’re thankful for when it comes to fighting climate change. Here are just a few things Greenpeace is thankful for. Have your own #ClimateThanks? Sends them to...

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