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Top 10 Solar Facts

Blog entry by Tamara Herman | June 21, 2016

This summer, we’re launching a new campaign to bring solar power to all people and communities in Alberta. Solar4All is about going beyond fossil fuels by not only changing where our energy comes from but how it’s owned, distributed,...

Louis Bull First Nation is Making A Solar Transition

Blog entry by Desmond Bull | June 17, 2016 1 comment

“Something that was just a cost saving project really turned into something that drove me as a passion to get involved. Alternative energy might be that key component that First Nations people can utilise to gain that harmonious...

Volunteer in the spotlight: Nascan Gil

Blog entry by Nadia Lopez | June 17, 2016

Location: Montreal, Quebec 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you chose Greenpeace as a place to offer your time and energy? I started in June 2013. It was just after the student’s movement of...

Why We Are Asking for Solar, For All

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | June 13, 2016 3 comments

This summer, we’re sending teams of dedicated volunteers out to over 25 communities in Alberta to raise awareness about renewable energy, and to make the case that Alberta has the capacity to ensure “Solar 4 All.” But what do we...

Shell’s retreat from Canadian Arctic creates space for Arctic protection

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | June 10, 2016

Earlier this week on World Oceans Day we were greeted with some wonderful and exciting news : Shell announced it was giving up all its offshore exploration permits in the Canadian Arctic!     This is a big deal...

Five Things we like about Ontario's Climate Plan

Blog entry by Keith Stewart and Shawn-Patrick Stensil | June 8, 2016

The Wynne government deserves kudos for its Climate Action Plan .  While naysayers will nitpick - and there is always room for improvement -  the plan sincerely tries to confront the greatest contemporary threat to humanity:...

It’s “Not Just Tuna” in Walmart’s Value Brand

Blog entry by Rommel | June 1, 2016

On May 21st, the Greenpeace  Toronto Local Group joined the #NotJustTuna campaign in a global day of action targeting Walmart’s Great Value tuna brand. Here is a special blog by a leader of the group about their action:  ...

Exxon increasingly isolated in its determination to be a climate villain

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 25, 2016

Exxon’s management successfully defeated all of the shareholder resolutions on climate change at their Annual General Meeting today (though one resolution did pass that may lead to change in the longer term). The climate...

This is BIG! The seafood industry & major brands like McDonald's commit to safeguard...

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | May 25, 2016

Amazing news! Today an entire industry including major global brands  McDonald’s ,  Tesco ,  Young’s Seafood  and Iglo agreed to push back against destruction of our pristine Arctic waters.   Together with the Norwegian Fishing...

Ottawa Local Group "Break Free" from Energy East

Blog entry by Dave Beddoe & Sara Whitteker | May 20, 2016

On May 15th, the Ottawa-Gatineau Local Group  of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, by showcasing the impacts of the Energy East pipeline. Here’s a special blog about...

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