Greenpeace Press Releases

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Facebook Users Break Guinness World Record and Tell The Social Networking Giant To...

Press release | April 14, 2011 at 2:39

Eleven hours into their attempt, tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world established a Guinness World Record for the most comments to a Facebook post in 24 hours.(1) The Facebook users joined with Greenpeace to call on the social...

Facebook Users Tell Social Networking Giant To Choose Renewable Energy During Effort...

Press release | April 13, 2011 at 18:48

Tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world are today expected to echo the call for a green Facebook by attempting to establish a Guinness World Record for the most comments to a Facebook post in 24 hours. Greenpeace has called on the...

Governments need to put saving the climate back on the UN climate talk agenda

Press release | April 2, 2011 at 15:34

Following the climate conference in Cancun, where governments scrambled to salvaged international negotiations and acknowledged the need for more ambitious greenhouse gas emission reductions, it’s now time for saving the climate to be put back on...

ASEAN urged to advance its position at the Bangkok UN climate talks

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 14:12

The A-FAB coalition today urged ASEAN countries to show leadership and advance a strong common position in the international climate change talks for the sake of the region’s people. A-FAB, or the Coalition on ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and...

Greenpeace radiation experts present findings, announce further Fukushima...

Press release | March 30, 2011 at 20:16

A group of Greenpeace radiation experts (1), returning to Tokyo from an initial assessment of contamination from the crisis-striken Fukushima nuclear plant, announced plans to expand their contamination monitoring in the region, and called...

Greenpeace statement on Earth Hour 2011

Press release | March 26, 2011 at 22:30

Earth Hour 2011 aims to show the actions that people, businesses and governments world-wide are taking to reduce their environmental impact. Thereby establishing and encouraging others to join an interconnected global community engaged in...

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection...

Press release | March 21, 2011 at 14:52

As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens Nuclear Information Centre...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Press release | March 16, 2011 at 14:58

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving...

Greenpeace Response to Growing Troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | March 14, 2011 at 0:57

Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear Campaign said:

Greenpeace Responds to Japan nuclear radiation release reports of leaks from...

Press release | March 12, 2011 at 16:23

Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace International Head of...

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