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Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | May 15, 2009 at 13:07

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

Greenpeace takes the Stop the Tar Sands campaign to Scandinavia to tackle Statoil

Feature story | May 15, 2009 at 15:42

Greenpeace is part way through a six week campaign in Scandinavia to increase international pressure on Canada and Alberta to stop the tar sands.

Did the Redford Government try to cover-up one of the largest spills in Alberta’s...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 13, 2013 2 comments

There’s been a lot of reporting in the last few days about the  Apache industrial waste water spill  in Northwestern, Alberta. The massive spill poured over 9.5 million litres of toxic water into an internationally recognized wetlands...

Top 15 Climate inspired pick-up lines just in time for Valentine's Day

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 13, 2014

Yesterday the creative folks at the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition launched a very innovative twitter campaign to help raise funds for Power Shift - a youth led convergence on climate change. Check out some of the...

So Glad You Asked 2: Greenpeace response to some well worn questions.

Blog entry by mhudema | March 3, 2014

We generally get the same straw man arguments over and over again so over the next little while I wanted to take some time to answer them.   The first “Answering the Critics” is here .  The second is below. If you encounter...

So Glad You Asked! Greenpeace response to some well worn questions.

Blog entry by mhudema | February 26, 2014 2 comments

We generally get the same strawman arguments over and over again so over the next little while I want to take some time to answer them.   Here’s the first one.  (If you encounter it in your travels feel free to forward them this...

Act now to save the planet: IPCC report

Blog entry by mhudema | April 16, 2014 1 comment

The latest International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was released on Sunday.  The report, perhaps the most hopeful of IPCC reports to date, had one clear message – we can save the planet but only if we start acting now. ...

Quebec government to belugas: Sorry TransCanada’s tarsands profits trump science and...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 3, 2014

Late on Monday, Quebec’s Superior Court rejected an application that tried to stop TransCanada from drilling in critical beluga whale habitat in Quebec. The application for an injunction was from two citizens and a coalition of...

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...

Alberta caribou conservationists ask for help south of the border

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | February 21, 2013 1 comment

Conservation groups in Alberta are hoping that US environmental groups will help raise awareness about the plight of woodland caribou in the tarsands region of the province. In Alberta, the main threat to caribou - a threatened species...

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