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

 

Statoil admits their tar sands investments only make sense in a world with dangerous...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 13, 2011

The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil just released a Report Card for their in situ tar sands operations, and it was an eye-opener. The factoid that will probably get most of the attention is that they are producing a...

Conservative energy plan would nuke Ontario’s green energy future

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 12, 2011 1 comment

The leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party announced on Tuesday that, if elected, he would cancel the $7 billion wind and solar power deal with Samsung and kill the Green Energy Act. For a Conservative in Ontario to...

Full disclosure of problems with Rainbow pipeline needed because of past failures

Feature story | May 6, 2011 at 15:05

Little Buffalo, Alberta – Greenpeace is calling on the Alberta government to release all the information it has on the Rainbow Pipeline following the leak last Friday on 4.5 million litres of oil and in light of a spill of 1 million litres from...

Residents, including children, sick after large oil spill in Alberta's Peace Region

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | May 4, 2011

Little Buffalo on a map of Alberta. (Google Maps) Little Buffalo community members, including school children,  continue to experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta...

Dramatic action: Greenpeace activists halt oil rig heading to the Arctic

Feature story | April 22, 2011 at 11:50

Turkey — Greenpeace activists, including one Canadian, are demanding an end to reckless deepwater oil drilling and taking bold action to stop the oil rig Leiv Eiriksson as it departs Turkey bound for the Arctic waters of Greenland to begin drilling.

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