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Top scientists want tar sands development stopped

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | June 10, 2015

Today more than 100 prominent scientists from across North America, including climate scientists, economists, geophysicists, and biologists, released a consensus statement entitled “ Ten Reasons for a Moratorium ” that shows why Canada...

Shell receives “Dare to Destroy Award” for Arctic drilling plans

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | June 9, 2015

By now you’ve probably heard about the growing threat that climate change and oil drilling poses to the Arctic and our planet. But equally as important, have you heard of the 7 million+ strong movement of people power standing up to...

Podcast: Why a Chinese air pollution video went viral. Who are climate canaries?

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | June 9, 2015

Everyone who’s ever made a video, dreams of it being seen by millions. Only a magical few hit the right mix of topic, timing and skill. This spring a video came out about air pollution in China that had that mix. “ Under the Dome ,”...

Who's to blame? Time to pull out the mirror Resolute

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | June 9, 2015

Resolute Forest Product ’s  announced today the temporary closure of two paper machines at its Dolbeau and Alma paper mills in Quebec. The company management chose to blame Greenpeace for these closures. I think that is...

G7 leaders give fossil fuels an end date: but time to transition is now

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 8, 2015

Today the G7 committed to eliminating the use of the fossil fuels by the end of the century . The commitment might have been stronger if it wasn’t for the lobbying of Canada and Japan who continue to be obstacles to progress on the...

APRIL, pulp and paper giant ends its deforestation

Blog entry by rto | June 4, 2015

Indonesian paper giant APRIL just agreed to stop pulping the rainforest. With so many companies trying to put deforestation behind them, will Indonesia's President Jokowi follow their lead? We've achieved so much together. ...

Shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation kayaktivists protest Shell’s Arctic oil spill vessel as it...

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 30, 2015

Shishalh Sunshine Coast - tsain-ku (Trail Bay - Sechelt) Shell is at this moment sailing its oil spill containment vessel, the Arctic Challenger, through the Inside Passage on its way to Dutch Harbour where the company plans to begin...

What did 10,000 tweets say to Resolute Forest Products?

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | May 29, 2015

Five Greenpeace activists trekked to Augusta, Georgia, USA from several corners of North America to deliver some simple messages to the senior management and board of Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s largest logging company at their...

Chief Forester of Quebec issues alarming report on future of caribou

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | May 29, 2015

Quebec’s Chief Forester, an independent body appointed by the government to provide oversight and direction to the province’s forestry industry, released an alarming report last week showing that the future of woodland caribou in...

Iceland gears up to offload more endangered whale meat

Blog entry by Phil Kline and Laura Yates | May 28, 2015

Multiple international agreements to ban commercial whaling and stop the trade in endangered species haven’t stopped Iceland’s Kristjan Loftsson. The multi-millionaire continues to thumb his nose at the international community and...

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