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#COP21: shows end of fossil fuels is near, let's speed its coming.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | December 12, 2015

The road to justice is a long one. I wish it weren’t so but as the dust settles on COP21 we know that while historic steps have been taken, the demands of justice are still unfulfilled. On the one hand, we now have a truly global...

Roaring for Indigenous Rights

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | December 9, 2015

It’s not every day that you see a polar bear as big as a bus -- but that’s exactly what Greenpeace brought into the Paris climate talks today to help send a very important message. The bear – named Aurora - last appeared in...

The tar sands now have their ceiling, we need to bring it down.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | December 5, 2015

The night of Alberta's historic announcement of a 100 MT cap on tar sands emissions, I breathed a sigh of relief - the days of the endless expansion of the tar sands were over. The tar sands finally had their limit. The next morning...

Voices of the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | December 3, 2015

Well into the 1990s the Great Bear Rainforest was largely open to industrial logging. A tug of war began between logging and non-logging visions for the region. While many feared the loss of ancient trees and endangered species and...

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...

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