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The poetry and prose of 100% renewable energy for all

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 21, 2015

Working on The Leap manifesto over the last few months with a group of thinkers and activists brought together by Naomi Klein, I alternated between thinking “Yes – that is what I’ve meant to say all these years” and “That’s a great...

Globe election debate misses reality that not every economy is compatible with a...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 18, 2015

Energy and environment is at the core of Canada’s economic debate, but our politicians are still avoiding the tough questions on climate change – which is a far greater threat to our economy than any downturn in the price of oil. ...

Boreal forest: Cree struggle to save the Broadback goes global

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | September 15, 2015

Giant banner deployed by the Waswanipi Cree First Nation on the shore of Quénonisca lake near the Broadback valley.    One of the last intact forests in Quebec has been making headlines. All this thanks to the Cree Nation of...

This election, let’s change the politics not the climate

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 14, 2015

We need your help. When it comes to climate change, our politics suffers from a failure of the imagination. A failure to imagine what an equal, just and sustainable world might look like. But you can help us change that. ...

Podcast: How to Change the World (is a terrific film)

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | September 4, 2015

In 1971, a small group of pot smoking, headband wearing, anti Vietnam war, change -the- world -hippies, set sail from Vancouver, Canada in an old fishing boat. Their mission: to stop President Nixon's atomic bomb tests in Amchitka,...

Darlington: It’s Not Worth the Risk

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Senior Energy Analyst | September 3, 2015 6 comments

We can’t expect our elected officials to make good decisions when key information is being hidden from them. And when that involves nuclear safety, millions are at risk. Sometime this Fall, Premier Kathleen Wynne will be asked to...

On Sept. 13th, join me on the Ride for Renewables!

Blog entry by Kirsten Dahl | September 2, 2015

On Sept. 13th, I will ride along with scores of other concerned citizens from Ontario’s oldest nuclear power plant (Pickering) to its newest (Darlington). I hope that you, too, will join us . We’re doing this to send a...

5 Ways Seismic Blasting Threatens Whales

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | August 27, 2015 1 comment

We don’t have to look very far back in history to find proof of why offshore oil drilling is a dangerous endeavour. The BP oil blowout and  the Exxon-Valdez spill both left surrounding regions devastated and neither company was able to...

What the Globe and Mail editorial missed on pipeline reviews

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | August 21, 2015

Last Saturday’s Globe and Mail editorial assessed the positions of the four major political parties in Canada on pipelines, and they have promised to return to the topic this weekend. It was another sign of just how important energy...

Volunteer Spotlight: Sue Andrews

Blog entry by jlevin | August 21, 2015

Volunteer Name :  Sue Andrews Volunteer Title :  Local Group Organizer Age :  64 Location :  Victoria 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you...

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