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Thai Union Inherits Record of Ocean Destruction with Bumble Bee Purchase

Media release | December 19, 2014 at 10:03

Statement by Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar

Greenpeace Responds to Secretary Kerry's Speech at COP20

Media release | December 11, 2014 at 16:18

In response to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech at COP20 in Lima, Greenpeace US Senior Legislative Representative Kyle Ash said:

Greenpeace blasts Shell after Noble Drilling verdict

Media release | December 9, 2014 at 8:47

Today, the operator of Shell’s drilling unit that ran aground south of Kodiak Island in 2012 announced that they will plead guilty to eight felony offenses and has agreed to pay $12.2 million dollars in fines and community service payments. In...

Environmental Groups Tell Obama to "Save the Arctic" During Anchorage Public Hearing

Media release | December 2, 2014 at 9:42

Anchorage, AK- December 2, 2014- A coalition of environmental groups projected a “Save the Arctic” message on the side of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Anchorage last night as Alaska Natives, Arctic experts and local activists testified for Arctic...

UNEP issues a strong call for a rapid carbon emissions phase out

Media release | November 19, 2014 at 15:30

Senators Whitehouse and Schatz Unveil Carbon Fee Legislation

Greenpeace Condemns Japan’s Rush to Resume Antarctic Whaling

Media release | November 18, 2014 at 15:30

Greenpeace today condemned the Government of Japan's rush to resume Antarctic whaling and called on them to abide by world opinion and the clearly expressed desires of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).

Leaked Documents Reveal TransCanada Planning “Dirty Tricks” Campaign to Support Pipeline

Media release | November 18, 2014 at 9:53

November 18, 2014 - Today, Greenpeace released leaked documents detailing TransCanada’s secret public relations and “grassroots advocacy” strategy for its Energy East tar sands pipeline proposal. Greenpeace says the documents show the embattled...

Greenpeace reaction to US-China climate announcement

Media release | November 12, 2014 at 10:17

Washington DC, November 12, 2014 - In a joint announcement with President Xi Jinping of China, President Obama announced the US would cut climate pollution 26-28% under 2005 levels by 2025, while President Xi announced China would peak emissions...

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

Media release | October 31, 2014 at 15:38

October 31, 2014 - Washington DC: Today, the Obama administration released its draft analysis of the environmental impacts Arctic drilling will have on Alaska’s Chukchi Sea.

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