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We just got one step closer to stopping Kinder Morgan

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong & Mike Hudema | August 11, 2017 2 comments

British Columbia’s new government is helping to stop Kinder Morgan from breaking ground on its destructive tar sands pipeline but we need to keep the pressure up. This fight isn’t over yet.     British Columbia’s new...

Nebraskans Are Building Solar Right in Keystone's Path

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | August 10, 2017

"They'll have to go under it, around it or tear it down to get their dirty oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico," Jim Carlson, Nebraskan farmer  As environmentalists we often get criticized as not talking about solutions...

Over 150 First Nations and Tribes Now Stand Opposed to the Expansion of the Tar Sands.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | August 9, 2017 1 comment

Yesterday, representatives from the Omaha Tribe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Nez Perce, Choctaw Nation, Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, Ponka Tribe of Oklahoma signed the  Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion. The ...

Another Stacked Deck In The Fight To Stop Keystone XL

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | August 8, 2017

This week I’m in Nebraska attending the Public Service Commission (PSC) hearings on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The hearings are being held because the Keystone XL pipeline doesn’t have a legal route through Nebraska. The...

Another Historic Day in the Fight Against Keystone XL

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | August 7, 2017

“The only network bigger then the network of pipelines running across the country is the network of people rising up against them.”   Yesterday I was on the streets of Lincoln, Nebraska with hundreds of pipeline fighters and...

Clyde River wins case at the Supreme Court of Canada!

Blog entry by Farrah Khan | July 26, 2017

They did it! Clyde River Inuit have WON their case at the Supreme Court of Canada. Former mayor and community leader from Clyde River Jerry Natanine stands with: Clyde River's legal council Nader Hasan, Greenpeace...

Nuclear emergency planning is no fairytale

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Senior Energy Analyst | July 25, 2017

The fox is guarding the henhouse: the Ontario government has left nuclear companies in charge of public safety planning. It leaves us all vulnerable to a nuclear emergency on the Great Lakes. And it’s got to stop. This is...

One Inuit community's journey to protect their Arctic home

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | July 24, 2017

In two days, the Supreme Court of Canada will announce its ruling on whether the rights of Clyde River Inuit will be protected, and whether oil exploration will happen in the Canadian Arctic next year. It takes the strongest kind...

Hey TD: Don't fund tar sands pipelines

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 12, 2017

Kinder Morgan plans to start construction on its controversial tar sands pipeline expansion this September. But there’s a plan to stop it. See, the harder it is for tar sands pipelines to get funding, the greater chance we have of...

Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 11, 2017

It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly 700,000 concerned people from around the world , but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna company to clean up its act! Tuna...

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