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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Greenpeace’

Russia May Free Pussy Riot Members

As the Winter Olympics being held in Sochi in February draw near, Russia’s parliament passed a new amnesty bill on Wednesday, which is widely viewed as being a measure to calm international watchdog groups over the Kremlin’s human rights records. The bill would likely free the two imprisoned members of the Pussy Riot punk band, as well as a 30-member …

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Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early

Pussy Riot released the video for Like A Red Prison earlier this year. Many wondered if the video served as a political statement in relation to last year’s imprisonment of members from the musical group who were punished for involvement in a “punk prayer” mocking Vladimir Putin. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were sentenced to two years in prison with …

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Paul McCartney Urges Putin To Free Greenpeace Activists

Paul McCartney has decided to help out the Greenpeace activists that are being detained in Russia. The activists have been imprisoned for protesting drilling in the Arctic, and have since become known as the Arctic 30. There are 28 campaigners and two freelance journalists that are currently being detained. The Arctic 30 are facing charges of hooliganism, and were transferred …

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Paul McCartney Asks Putin to Release Prisoners

Paul McCartney is playing the Beatles card to try to get 28 Greenpeace protesters and their photographer and videographer out of jail in Russia where they are being held on charges of Hooliganism, according to CBS. He quoted the line from the song “Back in the USSR”: “Gee it’s good to be back home,” and McCartney asked Vladimir Putin, “Could …

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Jude Law and Radiohead Lend their Voices to Save Polar Bears

Yes, you read correctly, Jude Law and Radiohead have teamed up with Greenpeace to raise public awareness on the latest and greatest efforts by the big oil companies. This time, the oil companies are seeking out the rights to start drilling in the Arctic, a place already in extreme danger thanks to the effects of global warming. While there is …

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Lucy Lawless, Greenpeace Warrior, Arrested in New Zealand

Lucy Lawless has made a career out of playing badasses on television. However, it would seem that her warrior mentality extends to real life, as well. In order to bring attention to Arctic oil drilling, Lawless, 44, and six other Greenpeace activists climbed aboard an oil drilling ship in Port Taranaki, New Zealand in attempt to prevent it from embarking …

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Google Discloses Carbon Footprint Rating

In a recent study, environmental activist organization Greenpeace commended Google for its renewable energy rating, and now the search giant’s Finance Blog has

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Apple Answers to Greenpeace Energy Rating

Back in 2011, environmental activist group Greenpeace had urged social network giant Facebook to stop using coal energy to power its servers – and as of late the global organization has been urging Apple Inc., amongst others, to also stay away from coal. Greenpeace released a report called “How Clean is Your Cloud?” on Tuesday, which took a look at …

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Google Is The Leader In Renewable Energy Says Greenpeace

Greenpeace released version five of their Cool IT leaderboard that rates IT companies on their climate solutions, energy impact and political advocacy. Overcoming Cisco, the winner from the last year, Google has taken the top spot as the leader in advocacy for clean energy. Greenpeace applauds Google for their dedication to using cleaner and renewable energy. “Technology giants have a …

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