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Statement from Greenpeace US Executive Director, Annie Leonard, on Nazca Lines Situation

Publication | December 12, 2014 at 12:00

I am deeply disappointed that Greenpeace engaged in an action at the sacred Nazca Lines in Peru.

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...

Another avoidable disaster hits Texas

Blog by Diana Ruiz | November 20, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, a deadly chemical gas leak at DuPont’s La Porte, Texas plant claimed the lives of four workers.  All it took was a leak of an estimated 100 pounds of methyl mercaptan to kill them and injure a fifth worker who is...

Leaked: Edelman and TransCanada’s PR attack plan

Blog by Jesse Coleman | November 19, 2014

How far is the oil industry prepared to go to silence opposition to dangerous and environmentally destructive projects like the Keystone XL pipeline? Documents obtained by Greenpeace detail an “aggressive” plan to sideline critics of...

Amazon Web Services commits to 100% renewable energy in potential breakthrough

Blog by David Pomerantz | November 19, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people have asked Amazon.com to join Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech companies to lead the way to building us a green Internet, powered 100% by renewable energy. We’re excited to say that Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos,...

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