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The battle to stop the Kinder Morgan heads to the courts

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 3, 2017

For the next two weeks the battle to stop Kinder Morgan will be in the courts . Six First Nations, the City of Vancouver, the City of Burnaby, the Province of British Columbia and several environmental organizations will take to...

Time For Banks To Get On The Right Side Of History: Mazaska Talks

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 28, 2017

“On October 23rd, ninety-two of the world's largest banks will meet in São Paolo, Brazil to discuss policies on the climate and Indigenous People's rights to  Free, Prior, and Informed Consent   (FPIC). These banks include Dakota...

Calgary oil patch not laughing at climate lawsuits anymore

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 22, 2017

Three years ago, oil industry spokespeople scoffed when Greenpeace International sent letters to oil companies and their insurers that asked what they would do if oil companies were sued over their history of funding climate...

Greenpeace turns 46! Here’s what we have to celebrate

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | September 15, 2017

That’s right. It’s Greenpeace’s 46th birthday!  We may be another year older, but we’re also stronger and wiser. We’ve come a long way since 1971, when on this day, a small group of courageous people set off to stop nuclear...

Indigenous Rights: How long will it take for Trudeau to act?

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | September 13, 2017

Today marks the 10th anniversary of when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) — a huge step in setting an international standard towards respecting Indigenous...

Chinese ban on fossil-fuel-powered vehicles is Kinder Morgan’s nightmare

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 11, 2017

On Saturday, China’s vice minister of industry and information technology announced that his country would set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles. The precise timing is to be determined but to use...

Tiny Houses Take on Big Banks over Kinder Morgan pipeline

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 7, 2017

Big companies bulldozing their opponents is usually a metaphor, but a bold move by an Indigenous group could make this a literal requirement for getting the Kinder Morgan pipeline built. Raven Ess and Anushka Azadi working with...

A Tiny House to Send Kinder Morgan a BIG message

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 5, 2017

Today I’m standing on Secwepemc Nation territory. For the next three days I will join with Secwepemc members to build the first of ten tiny homes that they will put on their traditional territory directly in the path of the Kinder...

A Tiny House to Send a Big Message: Stop Kinder Morgan

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | August 31, 2017

Next week, members of the Secwepemc Nation will build the first of ten tiny homes. They will put them directly in the path of the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline. Design for Tiny House Warriors by Isaac Murdoch ...

How will the Energy East pipeline review assess climate impacts?

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | August 25, 2017

On Wednesday, the National Energy Board (NEB) announced that it would expand the scope of its review of the Energy East pipeline to include the impact of potential increases oil production and consumption the pipeline would cause. ...

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