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G8 countries urged to act

Feature story | July 7, 2009 at 16:37

On the eve of the G8 summit in Italy - our activists have been beaming a message on the Kremlin and floating a life-sized iceberg past the Eiffel tower to call for urgent action from world leaders to save the climate.

Canadian Greenpeace activists helping to occupy 4 Italian coal-fired power stations,...

Feature story | July 7, 2009 at 17:00

Two activists from Canada are involved in a Greenpeace action at the Fusina coal plant Marghera, near Venice Italy, as part of a major action to draw attention to coal and climate issues at the G8 summit.

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”.

Aging Harper and Obama, apologize for climate chaos

Feature story | November 29, 2009 at 17:00

People walking on Bank Street near Parliament Hill were greeted today with apologies for not stopping catastrophic climate change from an aged Prime Minister Harper and President Obama.

President Unveils "Obama Climate Pollution Test" for Future Energy Projects

Blog entry by Phil Radford | June 25, 2013 1 comment

Phil Radford is the Executive Director of Greenpeace USA Today, in  his speech  at Georgetown University, President Obama challenged us to answer the essential question for every future energy policy decision we face - what will...

Canada and the rest of the G8 fail on climate change

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 17:00

International — Canada’s shameful environment policies helped derail efforts to save the climate at the G8 summit in Italy as Greenpeace called for massive public pressure to demand that the world's wealthiest governments take decisive action on...

Shell's Arctic Failure Is Obama's Chance to Act

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 28, 2013

An unexpected thing happened last night: One of the biggest oil companies in the world -- Shell -- made a big decision acknowledging that the oil industry cannot operate safely in the Arctic. A decision that means one year of relief...

Climate chaos draws closer as G8 leaders fail to act: Greenpeace

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 15:09

Greenpeace responses to the outcome of today’s G8 meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF):

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...

Obama's climate legacy will start when Shell’s Arctic drilling stops

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | February 26, 2013

Since Shell's Kulluk rig ran aground off Alaska, the US Department of Interior and the US Coast Guard have both launched independent investigations to find out what went wrong with the company's drilling operations in the far north. ...

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