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Captain Peter Willcox is a Hero, Not a Pirate
Peter Willcox has seen nearly everything. In 1985, he was captain of the Rainbow Warrior when French agents bombed it, killing one of the crew. He and I witnessed first hand the impacts of the BP ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 09/27/2013 12 5 - -
Don't Let the Industry Frack the Facts About Methane Pollution
Today, the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources released a study funded by the Environmental Defense Fund and the natural gas industry that stated two things: that the sample size it looked ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 09/17/2013 7 11 - -
A "No Deniers Rule" For Solutions Companies
Is it possible for environmentally conscious companies to operate in Washington D.C. without selling their clean energy souls?
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 09/16/2013 3 6 - -
The United Progressive Movement Against ALEC
Today, the progressive movement is standing together to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington because we want to protect working families, keep our air and water clean, and ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 08/28/2013 2 14 - -
Are You in Danger of a Preventable Chemical Plant Explosion?
Yesterday, President Obama issued an Executive Order mandating that the Environmental Protection Agency and the departments of Labor and Homeland Security to develop plans for new safety measure at ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 08/05/2013 6 7 - -
If You Want to Breathe Clean Air, Senate Reform and Democracy Matter
This week, the Senate will decide whether they will end Congressional gridlock with a simple majority, or if they will continue to allow obstructionist lawmakers to paralyze the government with ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 07/15/2013 1 3 - -
President Unveils "Obama Climate Pollution Test" for Future Energy Projects
Today, in his speech at Georgetown University, President Obama challenged us to answer the essential question for every future energy policy decision we face - what will the net climate impact be if ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/25/2013 6 16 - -
For Our Future, Today Can't Be Obama's Final #ActOnClimate
This afternoon at Georgetown University, President Obama plans to announce a series of "steady, responsible steps" to tackle climate change. It appears that the President will finally begin to make ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/25/2013 6 5 - -
How Shell is trying to send a chill through activist groups across the country
This article is co-authored by Ben Jealous One of our most important rights as Americans is the freedom to express ourselves. This takes the form of voting, it takes the form of activism, and it ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/18/2013 175 299 4 -
Why North Carolina's 'Moral Mondays' Matter for Democracy and the Planet
Every Monday for the past month, North Carolina citizens from across the spectrum have gathered at the State House in Raleigh to protest the pro-corporate, anti-rights agenda of the legislature's ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/17/2013 8 25 - -
A Breakthrough in How We Work to Protect Our Oceans
The Bering Sea is known to scientists and conservationists as one of the most remarkable places on Earth -- a home to sponges, coral, fish, crab, skates, sperm whales, orcas, Steller sea lions, and ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/12/2013 4 27 - -
Protecting Our Communities From a Chemical Disaster
When was the last time you heard about Republicans and Democrats agreeing on something? Recently, the Center for Public Integrity reported that on April 3, Christine Todd Whitman , former governor ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/03/2012 2 2 - 30
2012 is Make or Break (the Planet) for Dirty Duke Energy
Right now, Greenpeace’s new Rainbow Warrior, our flagship, is docked in Southport, NC -smack in the center of Duke Energy’s domain. Our activists have just descended from the 400-ft smokestack ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 02/15/2012 1 7 2 35
Obama Stands up to Big Oil and Polluter Politicians
President Obama stood up to Big Oil and its puppets in Congress and denied a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline yesterday. This is encouraging news for the communities whose air and water ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 01/19/2012 8 18 - 66
Trimming Astroturf From the American Petroleum Institute's 'Vote 4 Energy' Ad
It's not surprising that the American Petroleum Institute -- Big Oil's premium lobbying entity -- is using a synthetic media strategy. Their Vote 4 Energy astroturf campaign spews misinformation ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 01/10/2012 2 5 - 24
Big Coal and Oil Play Dirty but EPA Mercury Ruling Proves We’d Rather Keep It Clean
Starting today, we can begin to breathe, eat, and drink a bit easier. The EPA begins enforcement of the Mercury and Air Toxics standard, a 20-year-old mandate that set limits on mercury emissions ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 12/22/2011 4 8 - 30
21st Century Activism: Why big business doesn’t always have to be the bad guy
Today is a great day for the future of the IT sector.
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 12/15/2011 6 5 - 45
Greenpeace calls for Congressional investigation of Koch's illegal practices
This week, Bloomberg published a detailed expose: Koch Brothers Flout Law ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 10/05/2011 10 22 2 61
Obama's Job: Protect Us from Pollution [video]
While Obama's jobs speech is being framed as a turning point for his tenure as President, there is another ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 09/08/2011 4 9 - 20
Shining light on Obama’s tar sands pipeline decision
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 08/29/2011 208 326 6 1570
Koch Industries Lobbying Puts Over 100 Million Americans in Danger
Recent Greenpeace analysis of lobbying disclosure records reveals that since 2005, Koch Industries has hired more lobbyists than Dow and Dupont to fight legislation that could protect over 100 ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 08/24/2011 6 12 - 55
Germany Sets the Bar for a Green Energy Future
Today is a historic day in Germany and for green energy world wide. The German Parliament ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 07/01/2011 31 18 - 79
"Natural" Gas Fails the Sniff Test
Top decision makers in Washington seem to have forgotten that "natural" gas is a fossil fuel, with some of the same damning negatives as coal and oil. For instance, unlike renewables, "natural" gas ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/27/2011 5 12 - 57
Companies Like Mattel Are Still Pushing Sumatran Tigers to the Brink (VIDEO)
Mattel's paper purchasing polices are weaker than Ken's plastic handshake.
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/13/2011 4 11 - 33
Barbie’s fairytale interrupted by the roar of a thousand chainsaws
A long time ago, in a land far, far away, Greenpeace sent Mattel ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/07/2011 9 17 - 132
In Chicago, coal is the real crime
A sad fact of living in an American city like Chicago is that every time we open a newspaper or switch on the local news, we hear of some senseless, tragic crime that has claimed an innocent life. ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/24/2011 6 11 - 51
Students Gear up to Protest Exxon Graduation Speech
As college students around the country are wrapping up their ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/13/2011 7 14 1 73
Students Gear up to Protest Exxon Graduation Speech
As college students around the country are wrapping up their ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/13/2011 2 6 - 33
Salem Citizens Win Against Big Coal
This week the people of Salem, ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/13/2011 3 10 - 69
A battle for the Earth's last remaining frontier
There are clear signs that a new Arctic oil rush has begun. Earlier this month Shell submitted plans to the US ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/10/2011 10 20 - 86
TEPCO discovery of Fukushima sediment contamination in areas identified by Greenpeace
TEPCO, the owners of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 05/03/2011 11 37 1 146
What would a Chernobyl or Fukushima disaster at Indian Point mean?
Twenty-five years ago the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 04/26/2011 35 13 - 102
Protecting our oceans, one supermarket at a time
Last month, a group of Greenpeace volunteers in ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 04/12/2011 7 16 2 55
Homeland Security Chairman Peter King ignores poison gas disaster threat to New York City
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 03/08/2011 4 10 - 80
Tim DeChristopher Should be Free. Arrest the Real Criminals.
“I’ll join you.” That’s what the large crowd of supporters shouted back after hearing the announcement of Tim DeChristopher’s guilty verdict yesterday. After a week long trial accompanied ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 03/04/2011 10 22 1 55
A familiar – and frightening – story in Wisconsin
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 02/23/2011 6 21 - 125
Chicago's True Cost of Coal
This week researchers at Harvard University released a historic ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 02/18/2011 4 5 - 25
Koch’s Congress proposes to defund the EPA
The EPA was set up in 1970 with a mandate to protect public health Our health. Our children’s health. Things were not so different in America at that time—an ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 02/17/2011 5 12 - 34
New Contest for Exposing Polluter Lobbyists’ Influence
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 02/10/2011 3 4 - 93
Two severe Amazon droughts in five years alarm scientists
Tropical rainforests are called the lungs of the earth, because they suck in pollution and breath out clean, healthy air. There is a darker side to this story, though – without protection, ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 02/08/2011 21 19 - 84
The State of the Union and the Environment
In these challenging times it will not be surprising if President Obama glosses over critical environmental issues in his State of the Union address January 25. The nation is struggling to find jobs ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 01/26/2011 6 1 - 55
Greenpeace Sues Dow, Sasol, Dezenhall for Corporate Spying, RICO
Today, Greenpeace filed a lawsuit against Dow Chemical , Sasol North America (which owns CONDEA Vista), and PR ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 11/29/2010 3 13 - 31
White House hid the truth on spill: The truth and the oil is still out there.
The President's National Oil Spill Commission released preliminary findings today from its investigation into BP's oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more about how the White House hid ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 10/07/2010 48 20 - 92
Going beyond oil
It's time we go beyond oil once and for all. Read more about why we need to move beyond oil and what we're doing about it.
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 09/22/2010 2 1 - 37
After 11 Weeks of Distaster, Time for Freedom From Oil (PHOTOS)
Eleven weeks ago, BP's Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded into the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers. Since the explosion thousands upon thousands of barrels of oil have spewed into this ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 07/02/2010 5 1 - 32
Obama Administration Keeps Promise on Whale Conservation at International Talks
You would be hard pressed to find a director of an environmental group who is more critical than yours truly regarding the gap between President Obama's visionary campaign messages and his actual ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/24/2010 56 20 - 61
New Jersey Chemical Plant Puts 12 Million at Risk, Threatens Most Lives in New York City
Today, Greenpeace announced that our citizens’ inspection of the Kuehne Chemical plant near New York City in South ...
Phil Radford II Greenpeace 06/22/2010 19 7 - 31
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