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.



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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The Pathway to Climate Leadership is Paved with Solar Not Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 25, 2015

Dear Premier Rachel Notley, I wanted to start by commending you for supporting the call for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women . We have lost too many of our sisters, mothers, and friends with no explanation and...

Why it’s not too Late to say #ShellNo and Toast the Coast

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | June 16, 2015

Jane Fonda delivered a powerful speech she penned herself on the need to end extreme oil to save the planet and create a liveable future for future generations to thousands of people Saturday, June 13th at Jericho Beach, Vancouver. ...

Top scientists want tar sands development stopped

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | June 10, 2015

Today more than 100 prominent scientists from across North America, including climate scientists, economists, geophysicists, and biologists, released a consensus statement entitled “ Ten Reasons for a Moratorium ” that shows why Canada...

G7 leaders give fossil fuels an end date: but time to transition is now

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 8, 2015

Today the G7 committed to eliminating the use of the fossil fuels by the end of the century . The commitment might have been stronger if it wasn’t for the lobbying of Canada and Japan who continue to be obstacles to progress on the...

Forest fires shutting tar sands operations: the carbon price we’re already paying

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 27, 2015

My head just about exploded from the cognitive dissonance of oil industry executives warning the new NDP government in Alberta that ‘ now would be an inappropriate time to introduce a new tax on carbon ’, even as they are telling their...

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