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The Silent Energy [R]evolution

Publication | June 23, 2011 at 2:54

A new analysis of the global power plant market launched by Greenpeace International shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology. In addition, renewable energy expanded rapidly, to...

Talking to Transcanada on Twitter about Tar Sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 17, 2014

Pattison's Climate Double Standard: Chooses Denial Over Solutions

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 9, 2014 1 comment

A few years ago we tried to put up a billboard. The billboard said, “When there’s a huge solar spill. It’s just called a nice day. Green jobs, not more oil spills.” It wasn’t the raciest of billboards, in fact, some might call it...

The future is sunny, my friend: Solar success in Canada's North

Blog entry by mhudema | July 18, 2014

I’m in day three of the solar design and installation course I’ve been taking through Gridworks Energy and Randall Benson. The course has been amazing so far as I have been learning about the incredible potential that the sun...

On May 26th join the Ride for Renewables

Blog entry by Sarah Sherman, Greenpeace volunteer | April 4, 2013

Love cycling? Love green energy? We need your help! On May 26th, break out your bicycles and rally together with Greenpeace volunteers, concerned citizens, cycling enthusiasts and others who want a green energy future for Ontario...

Join the Ride for Renewables!

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | May 15, 2013

You’re invited!     Kick off Bike Month with some cycling activism! What:   A bike ride in support of renewable energy from the Pickering to Darlington nuclear stations. When:   Sunday May 26, starting...

A first hand look at the beauty and power of Solar

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 16, 2014

For years, I have been advocating the benefits of solar and other renewables. But while I’ve studied and talked to many renewable energy producers and workers, I never actually got my solar hands dirty (or clean). Well, today that...

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...

Futu[r]e Investment - energy

Publication | July 4, 2007 at 17:00

This report shows that investment in renewables pays off quite quickly due to massive savings in fuel costs. In fact, a 'business as usual' mix in the world global power generation sector would result in 10 times higher fuel costs, when compared...

Will the new Ontario Premier review the Darlington overhaul?

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Nuclear Analyst | December 13, 2012

Hundreds of people told the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) it shouldn’t approve Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) plan to rebuild the four aging Darlington reactors during public hearings last week.  People overwhelmingly...

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