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What Not to Wear!

Mattias Wallander | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

While we can make good and responsible choices as consumers, we should also be aware of what the brands we consume are up to while producing the items we buy. While recycling textiles is important, their production is also an important environmental issue.

WATCH: Greenpeace Has Dealt With 40 Years Of @#$% (EXPLICIT LANGUAGE)

Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

Greenpeace turned 40 years old this week. In honor of the milestone, director Peter Thwaites and production company Gorgeous/Les Telecreateurs pre...

Don't Make a Wave: Greenpeace at 40

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Greenpeace's ultimate success will be measured when we are no longer necessary. Hopefully, in forty more years we will have averted climate chaos, ecology and economy will be balanced with considerations of equity and our job will have been done.

PHOTOS: The 'Melting Vitruvian Man'

Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

Leonardo Da Vinci's 500-year-old Vitruvian Man is back, in a very big way. Los Angles-based artist John Quigley teamed up with Greenpeace to construct...

Jordan Howard

Green Groups Struggle With Obama's Mixed Environmental Record | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Barack Obama was elected president, environmentalists believed a new age of environmental protection and conservation had come. But...

Do the Koch Brothers Want a Toxic Disaster?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Koch brothers have billions at their disposal, but by educating others and taking action, we can stop the sale of our government. Democracy is not a spectator sport.

Lucia Graves

Green Groups: Keystone XL Pipeline Obama's 'Biggest Climate Test' | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In a boost for grassroots efforts pressuring the Obama administration to block approval of TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline, the h...

Lucia Graves

Peter Tosh Estate Partners With Political Advocacy Organizations | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The estate of reggae legend Peter Tosh has announced a series of partnerships aimed at bringing his music to a new generation of politic...

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.

WATCH: The Dark Side Of Volkswagen

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Green

Greenpeace has put a different spin on the adorable Darth Vader Volkswagen commercials that sprung up during the Super Bowl. The group launched "T...

How I Became Arctic Prisoner Number 22

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Instead of welcoming us and engaging in conversation, they chose to douse us with a freezing jet of water fired from a powerful water canon. We were then arrested once we finally made it to the top of the 30-meter ladder.

An Appeal to Italians: 'Save Italy From Berlusconi's Nukes'

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 08.10.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Berlusconi's government has plans for four new reactors -- but the people have demanded a referendum on the issue. Italians have the opportunity to say "no!" to nuclear power in their country.

David Lohr

Barbie Accused Of Being a 'Serial Killer' | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

An environmental organization has accused Barbie, the world's most popular doll, of being a sadistic serial killer. According to Greenpeace, the 52...

Activists Block Nuclear Waste Transport

AP | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Greenpeace activists say they are blocking a train carrying nuclear waste from a Dutch power station to a reprocessing plant...

Fukushima: Never Again

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 08.05.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

My guide, when I went to visit Chernobyl on the 25th anniversary of the accident, was a Greenpeace campaigner from Germany named Tobias Muenchmeyer. T...

Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Climbing Greenland Oil Rig

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 08.04.2011 | Green

STOCKHOLM — Police on Saturday arrested 18 Greenpeace activists who climbed aboard an oil rig off Greenland's coast to protest deepwater drillin...

Report From Tokyo: Who to Believe?

David Wagner | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
David Wagner

Despite Japanese government assurances that contaminated water would disperse in the ocean, the truth is that there is a significant, ongoing discharge from the damaged plant and it is having a damaging effect on marine life.

Anti-Coal Activists Arrested After Storm Forces Them Off Smokestack

Posted 07.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The Chicago Sun-Times reports Wednesday morning that activists who had climbed the smokestack of the Fisk Generating Station have come down...

UK Plans World's First State-Backed Green Investment Bank

AP | By JANE WARDELL | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

LONDON -- The British government outlined plans for the world's first state-backed green investment bank on Monday – a key plank of its pledge t...

Controversy Over Scholastic Sponsorships Goes Beyond Coal

Huffington Post | Gabrielle Canon | Posted 07.22.2011 | Education

Amidst heavy criticism over a "pro-coal" teaching tool called "The United States of Energy," Scholastic Corporation announced in a statement released...

Salem Citizens Win Against Big Coal

Philip Radford | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

The people of Massachusetts have paved the way for change across the country. They've shown us that if we're determined, if we're organized, and if we don't give up, we can stand up to Big Coal.

Deadly Silence on Fukushima

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

I received the following email a few days ago from a Russian nuclear physicist friend who is an expert on the kinds of gases being released at Fukushi...

PHOTOS: Activists Occupy Oil Rig Heading For Arctic

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.22.2011 | Green

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Greenpeace activists climbed aboard a huge oil rig off Istanbul on Friday in a bid to prevent it from reaching Greenland to beg...

Apple Is Tech's Dirtiest Company: Greenpeace

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

Moving to the cloud could be making acid rain. While U.S. companies are not required to disclose energy information, such as carbon emissions, a ...

Will Chicago Aldermen Make Clean Energy History or Disappear Into Big Coal's Shadow Tomorrow?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.20.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

Last week's fatal coal train wreck in Iowa was a tragic reminder of the stunning human and environmental cost of coal burning in the Windy City. That could all change on Thursday, April 21st.