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Inuit community takes Arctic drilling battle to Supreme Court of Canada

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | October 22, 2015 1 comment

“Supreme and total precedent” — that's what Clyde River's counsel said a favourable Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling could mean for Indigenous communities across Canada. It would uphold — at Canada’s highest court — Indigenous...

Shell No!

Blog entry by Paul Spong | October 20, 2015

SHELL NO!  SHELL NO!!  This is the refrain that was repeated like a mantra on the waterways and in the communities of the Pacific Northwest as Shell Oil’s unholy assault on the Arctic Ocean began in May, following US President...

We’ve changed the politics, now let’s stop climate change!

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | October 20, 2015

Yesterday, the voices of voters from across Canada were heard loud and clear. After nearly a decade, Harper's rule is now behind us and we have a brand new opportunity to turn this country around. It's now time to say yes to a sunny...

Climate Leadership in Alberta Means Tackling the Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 15, 2015

“No more than one-third of proven reserves of fossil fuels can be consumed prior to 2050 if the world is to achieve the 2°C goal.” International Energy Agency Now that submissions to the Alberta government’s climate change...

Volunteer Spotlight: Stéphanie Cotnoir

Blog entry by Aspa Tzaras | October 14, 2015

1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? It has now been almost two years that I have been volunteering for Greenpeace with the local group in...

Maker of Post-It Notes Lives Up to Promise, Begins to Eliminate Resolute Forest...

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | October 12, 2015

Sustainability policies announced by corporations have been capturing quite a lot of headlines recently and for good reason too: new sourcing policies focussing on the environment and indigenous rights are good for our forests and...

#NotJustTuna supplied by Thai Union Group to Trusted Brands and Companies

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | October 8, 2015

Is your company’s canned tuna supplied by Thai Union Group (Thai Union)? If so, consider this a warning. Greenpeace has launched a global campaign targeting the world’s largest producer of canned tuna for its shady and destructive...

How to Talk to Your Conservative Uncle at Thanksgiving

Blog entry by miwilson | October 8, 2015

It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Your family is gathered around the dining table and you’re on your second helping of dinner when your Conservative uncle starts spouting one of his usual political rants. Before you choke on your mashed...

Wastewater in the St. Lawrence River in Montreal: let’s talk about it!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | October 7, 2015

The recent news of the imminent spill of 8 billion litres of untreated sewage water into the St. Lawrence River in Montreal has sparked outrage from concerned citizens. After an initial announcement of a moratorium, Montreal’s Mayor,...

How the Federal Parties Rate on Climate

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 7, 2015 2 comments

Short Version: What You Need to Know  Conservatives:  The Conservatives are at least clear: they don’t even pretend to care about climate change or that they will really do anything about it. Liberal:  The Liberal platform is...

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