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US Green Building Council Ambushes Environmental Groups

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | April 11, 2016

This week, without any input from environmental groups ,  sustainable design leaders, or external stakeholders outside of the logging industry, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it has  launched a pilot program that...

Dear Premier Notley - Alberta needs jobs not pipelines

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 10, 2016 1 comment

Dear Premier Notley, I support your government on a lot of things. I was there the day it was sworn in, when thousands of people filled the legislative grounds. I was there when the first cabinet with full gender parity in...

Are Shell’s 'Zombie' Permits Blocking Arctic Protection?

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | March 30, 2016

Remember last year when a global movement of millions kicked Shell out of the Alaskan Arctic? Well, guess which company is back in the spotlight again for its devious deeds: yes, it’s Shell, but this time it’s the Canadian Arctic...

Boreal Forest: The Facts

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | March 27, 2016

On March 24, Radio-Canada's TV program Enquête aired an investigative report on its interpretation of the conflict surrounding the Boreal Forest, framing it as conflict between Greenpeace Canada and the biggest logging company in...

6 jaw-dropping facts about Canada’s forests

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | March 24, 2016 2 comments

Some governments and companies say Canada’s forests are doing just fine. They extend to the horizon and are perfectly healthy. But everything is not all fine in Canada’s forests, particularly the Boreal Forest. Check it out 1...

A good reputation takes work not forest destruction

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | March 24, 2016 2 comments

This blog post was originally published on February 22nd 2016 It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for Resolute Forest Products – the company at the heart of forest destruction in the Endangered Forest areas in Ontario and...

BC’s smallest whale, Skeena salmon and GHG emissions all weigh against PNW LNG

Blog entry by Luanne Roth | March 21, 2016 1 comment

This is a guest blog post by Luanne Roth of the T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation. I live up in Prince Rupert on BC’s north coast where these porpoises, whales and salmon are a part of everyday life. A big decision is pending...

Last Month We Passed the Climate 'Red Line'

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | March 17, 2016

Last month the world hit a worrying milestone . For the first time in recorded history, perhaps the first time in the course of human history temperatures in the northern hemisphere passed 2 degrees C above ‘normal’. 2 degrees...

Get creative & win a trip to the Arctic!

Blog entry by Miriam Wilson | March 17, 2016

"This is my poster I made for GreenPeace Arctic "Save the Arctic" poster contest. The Arctic is in big trouble because of Global warming, drilling for oil, fishing and destruction of habitat. Please go vote for my painting. There will...

3 things to know about the US-Canada climate agreement

Blog entry by John Deans | March 14, 2016

President Obama's first hang-out with the new Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau started off with a pretty chill subject: the Arctic. In a  “Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership” , President Barack...

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