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.

The latest updates

 

Protect water. Stand with Indigenous Peoples against Kinder Morgan

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | March 7, 2018

On March 10th, Indigenous cultural and spiritual leaders have asked us to join them to take a stand against Kinder Morgan’s massive new oil pipeline. Greenpeace is answering this call and if we rise up with one voice, we can protect...

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-so-calm before the storm Last Sunday...

Whether by land or by sea resistance to tar sands pipeline continues to grow.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 21, 2017 1 comment

As three tar sands pipelines (Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain, Enbridge Line 3, and TransCanada Keystone XL) try to press forward the resistance to them is rising up, growing and taking action by land and by sea. This week as...

World’s 8th largest banks says it won’t finance tar sands pipelines

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 16, 2017

There was some great news out of France this week, as BNP Paribas, the largest bank in France and 8th largest in the world, publicly stated that it will cut ties with tar sands pipelines and the companies behind them. ...

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