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Greenpeace projects message on Parliament Buildings to mark anniversary of Kyoto

Feature story | February 13, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace marked the third anniversary of the Kyoto Protocol coming into force by projecting the words "Wanted: Climate Leaders" on the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa this evening. Activists holding candles also held vigil in protest of Canada’s...

Prime Minister Harper: What about Kyoto?

Feature story | January 28, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace mascot P. Bear went to Parliament Hill this week as Parliament resumed sitting, to ask one question and deliver some answers.

Greenpeace welcomes President Obama

Feature story | February 17, 2009 at 17:00

President Obama was extended a warm Canadian welcome this morning when Greenpeace activists unveiled two large banners on the Alexandra Bridge in Ottawa that read “Welcome President Obama” and “Climate Leaders Don’t Buy Tar Sands”.

Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 15:07

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali on December 7, 2007. The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging...

"Qualified support" for Liberal carbon tax

Feature story | June 19, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace has issued a statement offering qualified support for the carbon tax plan that Liberal leader Stéphane Dion has released. We welcomed the release of the Liberal carbon tax plan as a useful step towards reducing Canada’s greenhouse...

Climate and Energy Issues: President Obama’s Visit to Ottawa

Publication | February 16, 2009 at 17:00

Energy and global warming are expected to be at the top of the agenda when President Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper meet in Ottawa on February 19, 2009. There are a number of issues relevant to this discussion, including: Tar Sands and...

Photos and videos

Page | February 20, 2009 at 13:22

Canada: Climate Criminal

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | January 5, 2012

At the dawn of the 21st century a new political regime has transformed Canada from global hero – once standing up for peace, people, and nature – to global criminal, plunging into war, eroding civil rights, and destroying environments.

Greenpeace brands the Harper government a "climate fail"

Video | November 28, 2011 at 15:12

At dawn on the opening day of the UN climate summit in Durban, South Africa, Greenpeace took to Parliament Hill to brand the Harper government a "climate fail" of epic proportions. Activists used hundreds of LED emergency lights to spell "climate...

Harper government Kyoto withdrawal issues death sentence to world's most vulnerable

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | December 12, 2011

Environment Minister Peter Kent, just back from COP17 in Durban, has announced Canada's pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol is a cornerstone of international climate negotiations and plays a key role in addressing the...

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