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Greenpeace and Renewable Energy Industry Call for Energy Revolution to survive

Feature story | May 10, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) have released the Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Canada Energy Outlook, a new report detailing a revolutionary green energy scenario for Canada that could cut this country’s...

Dear Fossil Fuels: Thank you and its time to move along.

Blog entry by mhudema | October 2, 2014 1 comment

Dear Fossil Fuels, I know you’ve been hearing a lot from me lately but I wanted to take a moment to say something that I haven’t said enough – thank you. That’s likely a message you didn’t expect to hear from me but it’s...

In the Heart of the Tarsands, Fort Chipewyan Builds a Solar Solution.

Blog entry by mhudema | September 19, 2014

Today, one of the communities most heavily impacted by tar sands development has started to move forward on a different type of energy source - this time harnessing the rays of the sun.   Fort Chipewyan is located 200 kilometres...

The three things we can do about global warming

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 30, 2014

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) takes several thousand pages to assess the academic research on climate change impacts, but it can be summed up rather simply.  Our best scientists are...

Talking to Transcanada on Twitter about Tar Sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 17, 2014

Environment Canada memo contradicts Prime Minister’s rationale for delaying oil...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 23, 2014 2 comments

An  internal memo  to the federal Minister of the Environment, obtained by Greenpeace via Access to Information legislation, contradicts Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s publicly-stated reason for delaying the long-awaited greenhouse...

Time for Tarsands Province to Go Solar!

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan Massimo | October 17, 2014

We are midway through our Solar Solutions speaking tour that is taking place across Alberta. It has been an uplifting, eye opening and an amazing catalyst to foster dialogue about the amazing solar potential there is in Alberta. ...

Ontario’s Quiet Energy Revolution has lessons for Alberta

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | October 21, 2014 1 comment

There’s a quiet energy revolution taking place in Ontario.  Albertans should take note. A decade ago electricity producers were an elite club.   A few big companies running big fossil, nuclear and hydro plants had an effective...

Putting Alberta on the road to renewables

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 28, 2014

Putting Alberta on the road to renewables The price of oil dropped again today with Goldman Sachs predicting that prices will continue to fall to $70 by 2015. Albertans know all too well the perils of the oil coaster...

Building a solar future from the top of an oil derrick

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 4, 2014

Yesterday, 4 people including myself climbed the oil derrick that launched Western Canada’s oil boom over 60 years ago. We did it to send a very simple message: it’s time that we transitioned again this time away from dirty energy...

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