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Polluter Harmony: Delivering a tough message with a smile

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 22, 2011

Greenpeace’s Polluter Harmony video spoofing Environment Minister Peter Kent’s defence of the tar sands is now approaching 30,000 views and rising. So there's no better time to watch it  and send your own love letter to Peter Kent .

Government subsidies to tar sands companies larger than Environment Canada’s entire...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 8, 2010

If you want to understand where governments really stand, it’s always a good idea to follow the money. That is why Greenpeace commissioned the Global Subsidies Initiative to do some research for us on tax breaks to corporations...

A Challenge to Peter Kent from the Tar Sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | August 8, 2011

The Globe and Mail  is reporting today on how Environment Canada predict that expanding the tar sands will single-handedly undo greenhouse gas gains made by weaning the country’s electrical supply off coal. This is a problem,...

Will New Environment Minister End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy on Tar Sands Pollution?

Blog entry by kstewart | January 4, 2011

The only thing we know for sure about today’s Cabinet shuffle in Ottawa is that there will be a new federal Environment Minister. Which is about as exciting as when they change the box on my breakfast cereal. The federal government...

An EPIC battle for Canada's energy future

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 7, 2011

While reading the glowing assessment of the tar sands as Canada’s future in this morning’s Globe and Mail, I couldn’t help feeling that large chunks of the big picture were missing. One of the key pieces in the behind-the-scenes...

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