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Greenpeace is a Global Fraud

According to a lawsuit filed on May 31, 2016, Greenpeace is “a global fraud” that has “fraudulently induced people throughout the United States and the world to donate millions of dollars based on materially false and misleading claims about its purported environmental purpose and its ‘campaigns’ against targeted companies.” The suit says “maximizing donations, not saving the environment, is Greenpeace’s true objective.” 

Click here to read the lawsuit against Greenpeace


Latest News

Resolute Forest Products sues GreenpeaceReuters (May 31, 2016)

TV Newsmagazine highlights Greenpeace misinformationThe Resolute Blog (Apr 4, 2016)

Greenpeace Canada Retracts Claims About Resolute Forest Products, Apologizes, Daniel Tencer, Huffington Post (Mar 20, 2013)


Heartland News and Commentary

Michael Bowe: Greenpeace Under Fire in Court, Heartland Podcast (Jun 27, 2016)

Canadian Forest Company Seeks Millions from Greenpeace in U.S. Courts, H. Sterling Burnett (Jun 30, 2016)

Greenpeace under fire, H. Sterling Burnett (Jun 26, 2016)

Finally, Courage to Counterpunch the Green Bullies, Marita Noon (Jun 7, 2016)

Resolute Forest Files RICO Fraud Suit Against Greenpeace, Ron Arnold (Jun 3, 2016)

Greenpeace Under Fire — Again!, H. Sterling Burnett (Jun 1, 2016)

Big Green Radicals: Greenpeace, via the Environmental Policy Alliance (Jun 1, 2016)

Peru, India Crack Down on Greenpeace, H. Sterling Burnett (Feb 6, 2016)

Greenpeace Founder Shreds Climate Alarmist’s Myths, H. Sterling Burnett (Oct 23, 2015)

National Security, The Seattle Oil Rig, And Greenpeace’s Dirty Money, Ron Arnold (May 28, 2015)

Holding Greenpeace Accountable, Paul Driessen (Jul 7, 2014)

Greenpeace to Kids: Christmas is Canceled, Jim Lakely (Dec 5, 2013)


Outside Commentary

Greenpeace Is More Dishonest And Dangerous Than The Mafia, Henry I. Miller, Forbes (Jun 30, 2016)

The Case Against Greenpeace, Editors, Wall Street Journal (Jun 17. 2016)

No peace for Greenpeace, Jonathan Adler, Washington Post (May 31, 2016)

Greenpeace Lied and Jobs — Not Caribou — Died, Amy Payne, National Review (Apr 20, 2016)

Greenpeace Bullies Its Way In the Green Environment, Will Coggin, Wall Street Journal (Mar 29, 2016)

Pushing Back Against Progressive Bullies, The Editors, Wall Street Journal (Mar 18, 2016)

We are ResoluteThe Resolute Blog (Feb 19, 2016)

Canadian Logging Company Sues Greenpeace for 'Defamation:' Media Ignore, Alatheia Nielsen, NewsBusters (Feb 8, 2016)

Resolute Response to Greenpeace – “Share Your Voice Campaign," The Resolute Blog (Aug 11, 2015)


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