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Owner of Major US Tuna Brands Connected to Slavery at Sea and Human Rights Abuses

Media release | March 25, 2015 at 22:03

Statement by Greenpeace US Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar

Environmental Groups Tell Obama to Stop Arctic Drilling on Exxon Valdez Oil Spill...

Media release | March 24, 2015 at 17:09

Washington, DC- March 24, 2015- Activists from environmental organizations gathered at the White House this afternoon on the 26th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to remind the Obama administration the risks of an oil spill in Alaska and...

Greenpeace: President Obama’s climate change executive order misses larger problem:...

Media release | March 19, 2015 at 13:26

Washington DC - March 19, 2015 - President Obama signed an executive order today to reduce carbon pollution from the federal government’s operations by encouraging increased use of renewable energy and energy efficiency. In response, Greenpeace...

Secretary Jewell calls for “open conversation” about federal coal program and climate...

Media release | March 17, 2015 at 15:24

Washington DC - March 17, 2015 - In a speech to the Center for Strategic and International Studies today, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell called for an “honest and open conversation about modernizing the federal coal program,” and asked “How do...

Greenpeace Canned Tuna Ranking Finds Most Brands Fail Consumers on Ocean Safe Tuna

Media release | March 9, 2015 at 9:23

Over 80 percent of the tuna sold in the US comes from unsustainable, destructive sources

Greenpeace Responds to President Obama's Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Media release | February 24, 2015 at 15:36

Statement by Greenpeace US Executive Director Annie Leonard

New documents reveal Koch, Exxon, Southern Company influence behind climate change...

Media release | February 23, 2015 at 11:17

Washington DC - Documents obtained by Greenpeace and the Climate Investigations Center through public records requests shed new light on the influence of fossil fuel interests on the research of Dr. Willie Soon, which has been prominently...

Coal export financier Resource Capital Funds exposed by new website and protests

Media release | February 13, 2015 at 14:48

Denver - February 13, 2015 - Coal export opponents called on Resource Capital Funds to stop backing controversial coal export proposals in the Pacific Northwest by protesting at the private equity fund’s Denver headquarters and launching a new...

Greenpeace Statement on the UN Climate Talks in Geneva

Media release | February 13, 2015 at 10:39

Statement by Greenpeace Head of International Climate Politics Martin Kaiser

Greenpeace Responds to Final Environmental Impact Analysis of Disputed 2008 Arctic...

Media release | February 12, 2015 at 16:46

February 12, 2014 - Washington DC: Today, the Obama administration released its final analysis of the environmental impacts Arctic drilling will have on Alaska’s Chukchi Sea.

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