Research

  • Corporate Welfare for Coal

    March 16, 2016
    Joe Smyth

    The biggest coal mining companies in the country depend on subsidized federal coal, even as they attack federal climate and clean air policies.

  • Cutting Deforestation Out of Palm Oil - Company Scorecard

    March 3, 2016

    In recent years, the world’s biggest companies have woken up to the environmental costs associated with palm oil and the other commodities they buy. Nowhere are those costs more evident than in Indonesia, which has lost 31 million hectares of forest, an area almost the size of Germany, since 1990.

  • Supply Chained

    November 4, 2015

    A Greenpeace Southeast Asia report found that recent actions and policy updates from Thai Union Group have not done enough to alleviate concerns over human rights abuses in the company’s tuna supply chain.

  • Coal Market Report - Risks to US coal mining and export proposals, July 2015

    July 29, 2015

    This Coal Market Update summarizes general developments in the last financial quarter that raise the risk of investing in the US coal industry. All prices are in USD unless otherwise noted. The information in the report is not financial advice, investment advice, trading advice or any other advice. Greenpeace, Sierra Club, Climate Solutions, Earthjustice, and Dogwood Initiative contributed to this report.

  • Carbon Capture SCAM

    July 23, 2015

    This report shows how even the most ambitious plans for CCS also would not help avert the worst impacts of climate change. Its proponents in the federal government are also working with information that shows it would be the most expensive way to avoid CO2 pollution in the power sector. The Obama administration seems partly driven by faith in a technology that was supposed to sequester pollution from the atmosphere. However, the administration view also appears to be that fossil fuel projects never contribute to climate change. Every federal agency has an excuse for why its okay to support new coal, oil and gas supply projects.