Philip Radford

Philip Radford is the executive director of Greenpeace USA.

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 …

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? Customers asked this question earlier this year when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s lobby group  FWD.us released ads …

The Keystone XL pipeline is ACTUALLY a bunch of solar panels! Who knew?!?!

I wish this deceptive, manipulative ad were surprising rather than fitting into a larger pattern of deception that has characterized this project. The truth is that America doesn’t need this oil; fossil fuel companies need it. And they’re betting on Americans being fooled easily by shameless ploys.

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 this project …

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 good on his climate promises, …

How Shell is trying to send a chill through activist groups across the country

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 takes the form of our First Amendment …

Let’s Not Trawl a National Treasure

Alaska’s Bering Sea is home to one of the most remarkable places in the world, “the Grand Canyons of the Sea.” These canyons are over a mile and a half deep and home to fish, …

How Obama can work around Congress to go forward on climate right now

Last month, President Obama proposed a plan that will, in his words, “pave the way toward a sustainable energy future” by using billions of dollars from offshore oil and gas leases to fund clean energy …

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 like a two-stroke engine belching greenhouse …

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