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Responding to refugee boats in distress

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 3, 2015

It's a crisis that can be told in numbers:  around 890,000 refugees and migrants  arrived to Europe by sea this year, while more than 3,500 have died and it's not over yet. Fleeing war, human rights abuses and persecution, refugees...

Meet the Indonesians taking climate action into their own hands

Blog entry by Yuyun Indradi | December 2, 2015

Just over a year ago, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of Indonesia - one of the biggest emitters along with the US, China and India -  visited a local community  affected by the forest fires and vowed to tackle the devastating crisis.

What can Justin Trudeau do to win real climate action at COP21 in Paris?

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | November 30, 2015

More people all over the world agree that we need to get to a 100% clean energy economy by mid-century and get off dirty oil for good. On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people -- including 25,000 in Ottawa! -- in more than 150...

What can Justin Trudeau do to win real climate action at COP21 in Paris?

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | November 30, 2015

More people all over the world agree that we need to get to a 100% clean energy economy by mid-century and get off dirty oil for good. On Sunday, thousands of people in 150 countries, from Ottawa to Kampala, rallied around this idea.

The Day the World Spoke: #ClimateMarch

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 30, 2015

Today was a beautiful day. All around the world people took to the streets to help give the earth a voice. From Mumbai to Australia, London to Berlin, Ottawa to Vancouver millions danced, sang, and marched to push our world’s...

Marching for Peace and the Climate

Blog entry by miwilson | November 24, 2015 1 comment

The Global Climate March is just around the corner and here at Greenpeace, we’re gearing up for what could be the largest climate rally in history with over 2,000 events planned worldwide. We're working with a diverse coalition of...

“Ambitious, effective and achievable”? Assessing Alberta’s new Climate Change Strategy

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | November 24, 2015 2 comments

On Sunday, the Alberta government announced a historic new climate change strategy. When the Notley government was first elected in May 2015, it promised to develop a new strategy that was  “ambitious, effective and achievable,” in the...

Another Historic Day in the Battle To Stop the Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 22, 2015 1 comment

Today people slowed the beast again but this time we did it at the source. After a string of pipeline victories and over a decade of campaigning on at least three different continents, the Alberta government has finally put a limit...

What does a credible Alberta Climate Change Strategy look like?

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | November 20, 2015

In the coming days Alberta is getting a new climate change strategy. And its getting one just in time - at the end of this month, world leaders will meet in Paris to try to come up with a global plan to address the growing crisis. With...

#ABClimateDays - It’s Action Time

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | November 16, 2015

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and her government have promised to release an “ambitious, effective and achievable” set of climate policies in time for the UN Climate negotiations in Paris, and their deadline is fast approaching...

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