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Greenpeace Announces New COO: Franklyn Baker

Media release | October 1, 2014 at 12:15

Washington, DC - Greenpeace is pleased to announce the hiring of new Chief Operating Officer Franklyn Baker, who will join the senior management team of Greenpeace USA.

Greenpeace: World Leaders must listen to the people and be bolder than they were today

Media release | September 23, 2014 at 14:08

New York, NY - As world leaders gathered at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York today, Greenpeace leaders responded to key announcements from China, the United States, and Europe:

Greenpeace: “New York Declaration” on forests commitments are welcome, but immediate...

Media release | September 23, 2014 at 10:44

New York City - Greenpeace welcomed the renewed commitment expressed in the New York Declaration to halting the loss of natural forests globally, announced today during Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate Summit, but raised concerns that voluntary commitments...

Apple Climate Pledge Greenpeace Response

Media release | September 22, 2014 at 14:37

September 22, New York -- In response to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s strong statements of commitment to tackling climate change at the We Mean Business conference in New York, Greenpeace Senior IT Analyst Gary Cook said:

Greenpeace Responds to Shell 2015 Plans

Media release | August 28, 2014 at 14:22

In response to news that Shell is preparing a new application to drill in the Arctic next year, Greenpeace Arctic Campaign Specialist John Deans said:

Greenpeace airship flies over Decker coal export mine to challenge Interior Secretary...

Media release | August 7, 2014 at 20:04

Decker, MT - Greenpeace flew its airship over the Decker coal mine in Montana today to challenge Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell to stop leasing publicly owned coal at subsidized rates, with large banners reading “Coal exports fuel...

Greenpeace airship flies at Glacier National Park warning against coal exports and...

Media release | August 4, 2014 at 15:19

Glacier National Park, Montana - Greenpeace flew its thermal airship near Glacier National Park today to highlight the climate change impacts of coal exports and mining, with large banners reading “Coal exports fuel climate change” and “Keep our...

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...

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