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In-depth: Canada should care about DAPL company's misbehaviour. Here's why.

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | June 18, 2018

Some leopards never change their spots. Our colleagues at Greenpeace USA just dug up some hard-hitting evidence showing that Energy Transfer Partners (the company infamous for building the Dakota Access pipeline and quashing ...

G7 charter won’t effectively tackle plastic pollution, but Canada can still act

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic and plastics campaigner | June 14, 2018 1 comment

Greenpeace activists send G7 leaders a hard-to-miss message one day before the G7 Summit in Charlevoix Quebec. © David Kawai / Greenpeace This past weekend, the G7 announced the creation of a much anticipated Ocean Plastics...

You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

Blog entry by Insung Lee, IT Campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia | June 14, 2018

Remember the time we gave Samsung stores a makeover... Protest in Berlin for Samsung to Commit to Clean Energy Or when we did this… Greenpeace activists in Berlin and Taipei called out Samsung for sponsoring...

Plastic pollution reaches the Antarctic

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans & Plastics Campaign | June 7, 2018

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was in the Antarctic at the beginning of 2018 It’s not what we wanted to find. When Greenpeace set sail to the Antarctic earlier this year, we were going to look for the incredible wildlife -...

Captain Crudeau's Colossal Mistake

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 30, 2018 2 comments

It’s unbelievable and it’s reckless. Yesterday the federal government poured $4.5 billion dollars of public money to buy Kinder Morgan’s failing pipeline and tanker project. $4.5 billion dollars for a project that violates the...

The Canadian government should not be writing blank cheques for a Texas oil-giant

Blog entry by Mike Hudema, Climate & Energy Campaigner | May 16, 2018 1 comment

Right now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is thinking about using our tax dollars to bail out a Texas oil company’s failing pipeline and tanker project.   The federal government announced today that it's prepared to "indemnify" ...

Greenpeace Canada’s annual photo competition is back again!

Blog entry by Jeanne Gilles | May 10, 2018

We want to see your gorgeous forest photographs. Please submit them to the 2018 Greenpeace Canada photo contest for a chance to be featured in the 2019 Greenpeace Canada small calendar.  Enter here : This calendar is...

Five Ways People Are Standing Up To Oil Pipeline Companies

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | May 1, 2018

All over the world, people are getting more concerned about the threats posed by major new oil pipelines. They’re prone to spills and, as a result, they’re a serious risk to clean water and the wildlife, ecosystems and communities...

Greenpeace occupies Environment and Climate Change Canada with 51 tombstones

Blog entry by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge | May 1, 2018

You may have seen the wake-up call this morning outside of Ottawa. Fifty one tombstones, in memory of Canada’s woodland caribou herds lined up as a reminder to Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change that...

Greenpeace’s new ‘open’ project & your plastic-free future toolkit!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans-Plastics campaign | April 19, 2018

Earth Day 2018’s theme is to End Plastic Pollution, and Greenpeace Canada is rising to the challenge with the launch of our brand new project that’s a bit different from the way we usually tackle environmental problems. Because...

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