Research

  • In The Pipeline: Risks for Funders of Tar Sands Pipelines

    October 31, 2017

    A new report from Greenpeace and Oil Change International outlines the financial and reputational risks related to three proposed tar sands pipelines including legal challenges, opposition from Indigenous and local communities, threats to drinking water and economic vulnerability.

  • Hurricane Harvey Air Pollution: Interactive Database

    October 25, 2017
    Connor Gibson

    Reports filed by companies to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) show that over 5.7 million pounds of air pollution were released by chemical plants, oil refineries and industrial facilities in the month after Harvey made landfall. 90% of this air pollution was released by 13 companies.

  • Beyond Fossil Fuels

    October 25, 2017

    Across the state of Alaska, a post-oil future is coming into view and taking shape through the work of people, communities and organizations.

  • Guide to Greener Electronics 2017

    October 18, 2017

    An analysis of what 17 of the world’s leading consumer electronics companies are doing to address their environmental impacts.

  • Why Campaign Against JPMorgan Chase?

    June 23, 2017
    Tim Donaghy

    Greenpeace USA is campaigning against JPMorgan Chase for their financing of four tar sands pipelines. We are calling on them to refuse to participate or underwrite any financial agreements or loans which facilitate the construction or expansion of tar sand pipelines.

  • Fossil Fuel Financing 101

    June 23, 2017
    Kelly Mitchell

    Fossil fuel companies and banks use complicated financial instruments and structures to fund destructive projects like tar sands pipelines. Understanding these funding mechanisms is the first step toward holding banks and investors accountable for their role in fueling climate disruption. Don’t let acronyms and balance sheets intimidate you -- here’s a short introductory guide to fossil fuel finance.