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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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Greenpeace strikes again: Activists occupy Shell upgrader expansion site in Fort...

Feature story | October 2, 2009 at 17:00

Nineteen Greenpeace activists have struck again. This time they have scaled three stacks at Shell’s operation in Fort Saskatchewan to expose more of the climate crimes of the tar sands and send a Climate SOS to the world.

Good Greed

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | October 2, 2009

We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost’s familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road –...

Significant failure in reporting tar sands greenhouse gas emissions

Feature story | October 1, 2009 at 17:00

The extent of greenhouse gas emissions from tar sands operations is much worse than reported due to the failure of oil companies and governments to account for emissions from forest destruction, according to new research by Global Forest Watch...

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