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Exxon increasingly isolated in its determination to be a climate villain

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 25, 2016

Exxon’s management successfully defeated all of the shareholder resolutions on climate change at their Annual General Meeting today (though one resolution did pass that may lead to change in the longer term). The climate...

This is BIG! The seafood industry & major brands like McDonald's commit to safeguard...

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | May 25, 2016

Amazing news! Today an entire industry including major global brands  McDonald’s ,  Tesco ,  Young’s Seafood  and Iglo agreed to push back against destruction of our pristine Arctic waters.   Together with the Norwegian Fishing...

Ottawa Local Group "Break Free" from Energy East

Blog entry by Dave Beddoe & Sara Whitteker | May 20, 2016

On May 15th, the Ottawa-Gatineau Local Group  of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, by showcasing the impacts of the Energy East pipeline. Here’s a special blog about...

Toronto volunteers "Break Free" from Line 9

Blog entry by Cassia Pahim | May 19, 2016

Last weekend the Greenpeace Toronto Local Group of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, with a local action to spotlight Line 9 pipeline. Here’s a special blog by...

Cats love tuna, just a little too much

Blog entry by Kate Simcock | May 18, 2016

Every day, all around the world, people and their pets eat tuna sourced from a Thai seafood conglomerate that has been condemned for destructive fishing methods and a connection to slave labour, including the locking of indentured...

#BreakFree2016: an unprecedented wave of people power.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 16, 2016

BreakFree2016 was an unprecedented wave of people power.  Over 12 days, on 6 continents, in countries all around the world people acted. In Germany thousands shut down Europe’s largest coal plant occupying it for over 48hrs,...

Extreme forest fires: a face of climate change.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 11, 2016

"It was like a fire I've never seen before in my life," Fire Chief Darby Allen The damage is almost unimaginable. Almost 100,000 people have been evacuated. Over 2,400 buildings and homes have been destroyed. People, entire...

How to support those displaced by the Fort McMurray fires

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 4, 2016

The damage is unimaginable. Over 80,000 people have been evacuated from Fort McMurray because of massive wildfires fuelled by high temperatures and tinder-dry forest. People, entire families, are living in gyms, hotels, work...

Calls for Investigation grow as ‘Exxon Knew’ scandal spills into Canada

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 27, 2016

There is a growing  call for the federal government to investigate Imperial Oil , the Canadian arm of ExxonMobil, for its role in the oil giant’s global effort to spread doubt about climate science and delay policy action by...

Want jobs? Climate action can put over 100,000 Albertans back to work

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 22, 2016 2 comments

It’s no secret that the drop in the price of oil has hit Alberta’s fossil fuel economy hard and hit Albertan families even harder. Our province lost over 51,000 oil-related jobs in 2015 and there’s no sign of them coming back any time...

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