Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Greenpeace

Greenpeace shuts down Houston ship channel to protest oil exports as...

Today, as Democratic presidential contenders arrive for a major debate this evening in Houston, 22 activists from Greenpeace sought to shut down...

Sanders at top of Greenpeace bold climate action scorecard; Biden at...

"Show us you have the mettle to take on the oil executives standing in the way of progress towards the green, prosperous future our country deserves.”

Breaking: ‘I’ve shut down BP. Here’s why.’

BP are just motivated by their profits, regardless of the damage they’re doing. And their time has come to an end.

Bill McKibben: Green New Deal is a chance to ‘remake not...

"...if we don’t get action really soon, if we let it stretch out, those are the decades that will finish the work of breaking the planet. It’s why the urgency of something like the Green New Deal is so crucial."

Trader Joe’s announces plans to phaseout plastic waste after Greenpeace petition...

"The only way we are going to tackle this crisis is by pressuring corporations and governments to move away from throwaway plastics for good, and toward systems of reuse."

Court throws out Energy Transfer’s ‘racketeering’ claims against Dakota Access pipeline...

“It is also a check on corporate efforts to silence dissent.”

Greenpeace ships set sail to tell the global story of plastic...

The Rainbow Warrior and the Beluga have set sail in the Mediterranean Sea protesting the plastic pollution and asking supporters to join the Plastic-Free-Future Campaign.

Watch: Greenpeace crashes Superman drone into nuclear power plant to expose...

"This is a highly symbolic action: it shows that spent fuel pools are very accessible, this time from the air, and therefore extremely vulnerable to attack."

SLAPP lawsuits: The biggest threat to the resistance you never heard...

Wealthy corporations must know they can’t SLAPP the public into silence.

Trump attorney sues Greenpeace over Dakota Access in $300 million racketeering...

“They are apparently trying to market themselves as corporate mercenaries willing to abuse the legal system to silence legitimate advocacy work.”

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.