Climate and Energy

Climate change and the threats of nuclear energy are real. That is why Greenpeace works to bring about a clean and just energy future. Tar sands and nuclear development plague the ecosystems and communities they occupy with safety and health risks. The Energy [R]evolution is a set of ready-to-implement solutions that lead away from the dangers of climate chaos and nuclear meltdown. It is a vision of the clean and just energy future for everyone on the planet.

Tar Sands

Greenpeace calls on oil companies and the Canadian government to stop the tar sands. We call for an end to industrialization in vast areas of Indigenous territories, forests and wetlands in northern Alberta.

 

Nuclear

Greenpeace fights nuclear power because it poses a serious threat to the environment and humanity. The expansion of nuclear power must be halted and nuclear plants shut down so that we can develop a clean energy future. That's why we are working to stop Darlington in Ontario and protect electricity consumers from a new round of nuclear debt.

Energy [R]evolution

Greenpeace pressures the Canadian government and mobilizes citizens to demand action on climate change. We have developed a comprehensive Energy [R]evolution for Canada. The Energy [R]evolution outlines a clean energy future that challenges the current destructive energy scenario. Join Canada's Energy [R]evolution and support renewable energy to fight climate change.

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Faces of Greenpeace: Meet the people behind our resistance

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | March 20, 2018

Greenpeace has been at the heart of the environmental movement on the Pacific coast, in Canada and around the world for more than 40 years. Now, just 20-odd kilometres from where we launched our first ship from Vancouver in 1971,...

LIVE UPDATES! Indigenous leaders and supporters to take bold action against Kinder...

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | March 17, 2018

Today, Indigenous leaders are leading community members in ceremony and action at Kinder Morgan’s construction site on Burnaby Mountain in Vancouver, on Canada's Pacific Coast. We'll be live blogging what happens here!   A...

Together We Rise: the fight against Kinder Morgan about to reach new heights.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | March 9, 2018

Today, Indigenous leaders from across Canada and the United States gathered in Coast Salish territories (Vancouver) to announce the latest escalation in the battle to stop the Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline. The project called ...

Trudeau's Pipeline Dilemma: Time to reverse course on Kinder Morgan

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | March 5, 2018

"If you're headed the wrong way, turn around."   When Justin Trudeau approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline, he had just been elected, and Rachel Notley was a national political darling. At the time, Notley was the first Albertan...

Pancakes Not Pipelines: The Fork In The Road

Blog entry by Keith Cherry | February 9, 2018

Photo credit: Mike Graeme Greenpeace Victoria local group organizer, Keith Cherry, shares his experience blockading the Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline terminal in Burnaby, BC. The not-no-calm before the storm Last Sunday...

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