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What is Greenpeace lobbying?

What is Greenpeace lobbying?

Lobbying. Through lobbying, Greenpeace can encourage and persuade those in positions of power to take the bold steps needed to protect the planet. Globally, Greenpeace campaigns to influence international treaties and conventions on environmental protection so they are as strong and ambitious as possible.

Does Greenpeace work with governments?

We are independent. We don’t accept any funding from governments, corporations or political parties – our work is funded by ordinary people. That means we are free to confront governments and corporations responsible for the destruction of the natural world and push for real change.

What campaigns have Greenpeace been involved in?

We take a look at five of the most high-profile, innovative campaigns that Greenpeace has launched, and the results.

  • Lego and Shell.
  • Gazprom.
  • Volkswagen.
  • Fashion detox.
  • Asia Paper and Pulp (APP)

What are Greenpeace doing?

We defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing, and confronting environmental abuse, championing environmentally responsible solutions, and advocating for the rights and well-being of all people.

Is Greenpeace a lobby group?

Greenpeace is a non-partisan organization and has no affiliation with any political party.

How do I cancel my Greenpeace money?

To cancel your Greenpeace donation you can:

  1. Call 800-722-6995.
  2. Email [email protected]
  3. Provide them with your account information.
  4. Ask them to cancel your recurring payment.

Is Greenpeace a non profit organization?

Greenpeace, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Because of our effective work for new environmental laws and policies, contributions to Greenpeace are not tax-deductible.

How much money does Greenpeace spend on lobbying?

In the United States, however, Greenpeace is a relatively modest activist group, spending about $10 million per year.

Is Greenpeace against nuclear power?

Greenpeace got its start protesting nuclear weapons testing back in 1971. We’ve been fighting against nuclear weapons and nuclear power ever since. New nuclear plants are more expensive and take longer to build than renewable energy sources like wind or solar.

Who is in charge of Greenpeace?

Annie Leonard is the co-Executive Director of Greenpeace USA. Leonard began her career at Greenpeace in 1988 and has returned to help the organization inspire and mobilize millions of people to take action to create a more sustainable future together. She is based in San Francisco.

Is Greenpeace a non profit?

How do I get rid of Greenpeace?

How to cancel Greenpeace membership by phone

  1. Calling 1-800-722-6995.
  2. Requesting the cancelation of your membership.
  3. Providing account details.
  4. Asking for a confirmation email.

How does Greenpeace work to lobby the government?

Volunteers around the country lobby their local politicians, talking to them about Greenpeace’s campaigns and the solutions to the climate and nature crises. Greenpeace’s political lobbying volunteers are passionate and determined people who want to see change happen.

What kind of work does Richard do for Greenpeace?

Richard advises campaigns, principally on issues related to Climate & Energy, including strategic litigation aimed at holding governments and corporations to account for violating the right to a healthy environment.

How does Greenpeace get in touch with MPs?

Greenpeace’s political lobbying volunteers are passionate and determined people who want to see change happen. They keep in contact with their MPs via letters, emails or social media, and meet them in person if there’s something really important to discuss.

How to join the political lobbying Network UK?

The first step is to join us on Greenwire, our volunteering platform. Once you’ve got your Greenwire account set up, find and join the Political Lobbying Network UK Group. You will then shortly be accepted into the Group and sent an email with more information, including a role description and next steps.