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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Fame Drain, Toxic Relationships & more!

Feature story | December 5, 2011 at 9:00

Greenpeace’s GP In Touch uses humour and a little star power to bring home a big point. Fact is, the ridiculously cozy relationship between our publicly elected officials and the private oil industry is a scandal worthy of the trashiest gossip rags.

It’s time to Draw the Line at the tar sands – Add your voice!

Blog entry by Hilary Tam | December 2, 2011 1 comment

We’ve heard from lots of people who’ve had it with the reckless expansion of the tar sands. And while we love to hear their personal stories about why they want to “draw the line” at the tar, we thought it’d be much more interesting to...

Tutu Calls on Canada to be a Climate Leader

Blog entry by Tzeporah Berman & Monica Davies | December 2, 2011

The advert that appeared in numerous Canadian newspapers this week, condemning Canada's weak position against climate change and its proximity to big oil companies.   During the COP17 climate talks earlier in the week, it was...

First Nations reaffirm commitment to stop tar sands pipeline and tankers on...

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | December 1, 2011

December 1 st marks the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Save the Fraser Declaration . Today in Vancouver the Yinka Dene Alliance is holding a press conference to commemorate the precedent-setting declaration, which took...

EXPOSED: Canada's secret tar sands lobbying of UK ministers

Blog entry by petespeller | November 28, 2011

View of smoke plumes emitted from the Syncrude upgrader plant north of Fort McMurray. Credit: Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace Documents obtained by The Cooperative and Friends of the Earth Europe through Freedom of...

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