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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...

Clyde River fights oil and reaches for the Arctic sun

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson and Farrah Khan | October 6, 2015

Late last month, we set off on a journey to Clyde River, Nunavut , after an inspiring and eventful fifteen months of supporting their fight against dangerous oil exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. The community is still...

Podcast: Designing around climate change

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | October 5, 2015

We hear so much about climate change that sometimes it can feel like we are doomed!  But humanity is trying to cope with the new normal. How we deal with increased flooding in some places or increased drought in others, is now...

5 Ways that People Power Helped Defeat Shell

Blog entry by Trillia Fidei | October 5, 2015

All rights reserved . Credit: © Greenpeace Shell  just announced  it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a huge victory for millions of people all around the world who opposed the...

OMFG Arctic Victory FTW

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | October 1, 2015

Holy s%*#T. You did it.   Do you want to know what victory tastes like? Sweet, sweet triumph ? Of course you do. Just Google “Shell” and “Arctic” right now, and you’ll get a delicious taste. You’ll see phrases like...

Time for the Tarsands Province to Go 100% Renewable:

Blog entry by mhudema | October 1, 2015

The Alberta government’s climate change panel public submission deadline closed yesterday. Over the past month, the five-person panel appointed by the new government has been consulting Albertans on the topic of climate change. It...

Old-growth forests and age-old traditions: An Insider’s look into the Broadback Valley

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | September 30, 2015

A few weeks ago I joined an expedition to Waswanapi, Eeyou Istchee, in Northern Quebec. Our mission: to reach the heart of the Broadback Valley, one of Canada’s last great intact forests and the traditional territory of Waswanapi...

Greenpeace supporters help turn the tide for climate protection during the federal...

Blog entry by Aspa Tzaras | September 30, 2015

Coast to coast, Greenpeace supporters are stepping up and taking action to further the movement for climate protection in Canada and around the world.  We have three weeks until the federal election.  Three weeks to convince our...

Who uses renewable energy in Ontario? One day...all of us!

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | September 29, 2015

Watching the federal election campaign unfold it’s clear that we must remind candidates that without a safe and healthy environment for generations to come, nothing else really matters. To do that, we have to reduce (not increase!)...

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