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Don’t Let Climate Change Take My Malbec

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | November 10, 2016

Climate change is real, the effects are felt globally, and the Paris treaty becoming international law is one of the many signs that the worldwide community is taking efforts to limit the effects of global warming very seriously. ...

The countdown to Clyde River’s day in court is on!

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | November 9, 2016

In less than a month, the Arctic community of Clyde River makes its biggest stand yet to assert their rights as Inuit—the right to have a say in what type of development is permitted in their territory and the right to protect their...

Together We Are Stronger Than Trump

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 9, 2016

I feel pretty devastated right now. Watching the votes roll in for the U.S. election and seeing a candidate that denies climate change and so openly promotes and embodies misogyny, racism, and hate become the next President...

We can literally print solar panels and yet Canada is still talking about pipelines

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 8, 2016

That’s about as simple as I can put the paradox I feel everyday living in a country that still hasn’t come to terms with the global crisis we are living in. All around the world we see the threats of the climate crisis –...

Solar4All: putting communities first in Alberta’s renewable energy move.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 3, 2016

Solar4All: putting communities first in Alberta’s renewable energy move. Today, we are delivering a petition with over 8,000 signatures asking the Alberta government to prioritize communities in its move to renewables. We...

Mining without consent of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake?

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Head of Forest Campaign | November 3, 2016

On October 10 th , and as a part of the national Indigenous Day of Action, members of the  Algonquins of Barriere Lake took to Highway 117  to raise awareness of a new threat to their traditional territories – a prospective mine within...

The National Energy Board’s pro-oil bias on display

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 26, 2016

The National Energy Board (NEB) just put out a report that is so biased towards the oil industry that it would make Stephen Harper blush. The NEB updated their 2016 Canada’s Energy Future report (originally published in...

Alberta Businesses Push for Community Ownership of Alberta Renewables

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | October 20, 2016

Not all businesses in Alberta are disenchanted with getting off the cycles of extreme peaks and valleys that come with market dependent oil economy.  There is a fresh new energy landscape growing in Alberta and there is an overwhelming...

Electric cars could take a big bite out of Canada’s oil industry

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 19, 2016

One of the world’s largest credit rating agencies published a report yesterday on how rapid advances in battery technology could make electric vehicles (EVs) a preferred alternative to the internal combustion engine, with...

Greenpeace's Submission to the Alberta Government on Small-scale solar

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 29, 2016

Right now the Alberta government is investigating ways they can speed the uptake of small scale renewables in Alberta. Greenpeace recently made its official submission to the Alberta governments Energy Efficiency Advisory...

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