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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A Challenge to Peter Kent from the Tar Sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | August 8, 2011

The Globe and Mail  is reporting today on how Environment Canada predict that expanding the tar sands will single-handedly undo greenhouse gas gains made by weaning the country’s electrical supply off coal. This is a problem,...

Greenpeace demands action on abuse of activists in Calgary Remand Centre

Feature story | August 5, 2011 at 15:41

Calgary — Greenpeace today called for investigations into the abuse of Greenpeace activists last summer by Correctional Peace Officers in the Calgary Remand Centre.

Ontario’s Stop the Tar Sands Tour

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | August 4, 2011 5 comments

Greenpeace volunteers have been making noise across Southern Ontario about Canada’s biggest scandal - the Alberta Tar Sands.   Equipped with Greenpeace’s newest publication, GP IN TOUCH magazine, we distributed the spoof tabloid to...

Canada's new politics: clean vs dirty energy

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 22, 2011 2 comments

The ghost of Bruce Carson , the scandal-plagued former member of the Prime Minister’s inner circle and subsequently political quarterback for the oil industry’s push for a national energy strategy dominated by the tar sands, was...

Do Energy Ministers (except Ontario) really think 6 degrees of global warming is a...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 20, 2011

Alberta pulled a fast one on the other energy ministers at yesterday’s ( oil-industry sponsored ) Energy Ministers’ meeting in Kananaskis. They managed to get most of the other provinces to endorse a strategy that calls for more tar...

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