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2010-07-15 15:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Greenpeace: Today, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced chemical plant security legislation that would eliminate catastrophic risks to millions of Americans, create thousands of new jobs and provide economic stimulus to local governments.

2010-07-08 09:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recently released Greenpeace report regarding the Indonesian forestry industry, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is exposing the unequivocally inaccurate and deliberately misleading claims made against Indonesian sustainability policy and APP.

2010-06-09 11:54:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of the intractable crisis caused by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is time to stop investing in a broken energy economy and seize the opportunity to invest in a sustainable energy future, according to the environmental group Greenpeace.

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2010-06-08 06:14:44

Environmental group Greenpeace said Monday that making the switch to renewable energy could create over 8 million jobs by 2030 if the world’s governments put their foot down on “dirty and dangerous” fossil fuels.

2010-05-20 11:11:00

DALLAS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) in 2009 continued to make progress toward its economic, environmental and social responsibility commitments according to its seventh annual sustainability report, Choices for a Sustainable Future.

2010-05-18 09:00:00

TORONTO and MONTREAL, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement - the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement - that applies to 72 million hectares of public forests licensed to FPAC members.

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2010-05-15 09:25:00

Greenpeace said Friday that it has detected dangerous levels of radioactivity near a salvage yard in New Delhi where a worker was killed last month from radiation poisonings.

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2010-04-26 06:36:03

Four developing countries met Sunday in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss the urgency for a global agreement on climate change to be put legally into action by 2011.

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2010-04-22 08:25:00

Greenpeace was disgruntled to learn that Facebook chose Prineville, Ore. to make its first-ever data center an energy efficiency landmark.

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2010-04-02 10:48:16

Greenpeace environmental activists successfully blocked a shipment of whale meat to Japan this morning by chaining themselves to the mooring ropes of a cargo ship in the Dutch port of Rotterdam.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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