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The End of Science

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 28, 2008 2 comments

Attention has been drawn to the fact that in Canada we are calling for a Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) but in the EU we are calling for its abolition. This is not contradictory as in both cases this is in support of the integrity of...

‘30 Days of Injustice’ Global Day of Solidarity in Toronto

Image | October 18, 2013 at 11:00

Greenpeace activists protest with a mock prison cell in support of the Arctic 30 in Toronto. As the Arctic 30 face their 30th day of imprisonment by Russian authorities, nearly 10,000 people are taking to the streets at 85 events in 36 cities to...

Green Jobs for Alberta

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | April 23, 2009 1 comment

© Greenpeace / Dean Sewell Although Alberta's oil and gas industry is very capital intensive, it's the province's least labour intensive industry.  There's a misconception that oil and gas is  a huge job creator, and...

Take action and #tellshell to get out of the Arctic!

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | July 16, 2012

Shell has spent 4.5 billion dollars buying its way into the Arctic, and the moment of truth has arrived. Right now, two giant drilling vessels are preparing to exploit melting sea ice to drill for more of the oil that is warming our...

G20 Pittsburgh - Here We Come!

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | September 25, 2009

Tuvalu is going 100% renewable and the Maldives are aiming for carbon neutrality so what goals are the big players setting? The United Nations (UN) Summit on Climate Change took place in New York September 22, right before the 64th...

On April 20th let's reclaim Earth Day!

Blog entry | April 17, 2008

12 noon: Rally at Yonge-Dundas Square - Toronto On April 22, 1970, the environmental movement burst onto the political stage with one of the largest grassroots demonstrations ever seen. Let’s put the activism back into Earth Day with...

Cool farming and greenhouse gases

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 11, 2008

Agriculture is a major cause of global warming.  This is the key finding of “ Cool Farming ” a report published by Greenpeace and authored by Pete Smith, a Nobel Prize winning scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

History Repeats Itself - Bruce Nuclear Project Delayed and Over Budget

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | February 12, 2008 2 comments

Despite the nuclear lobby's promises that the cost over-runs and delays of past would never happen again, the Toronto Star reported this morning that Bruce Power’s attempt at refurbishing and restarting the Bruce A nuclear station...

No Redemption

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 30, 2009 9 comments

From the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Blog During our action in the tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada last week we were running a Twitter and comment feed on the Stop the Tar Sands landing page - so that...

Great Global Climate Wake-Up Call

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | September 19, 2009 1 comment

Ring ring!  On Monday, September 21st leaders around the world are going to be hit with a serious wake-up call as Global Flashmobs spring to action at 12:18pm (local time) in a city or town near you.  The goal - to pressure our...

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