Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Oceans are acidifying. The Arctic is under threat from both climate change and increased oil drilling activities. The Arctic is warming faster than any other place on our planet and is experiencing the most severe climate impacts on Earth. The Arctic has been called "the world's refrigerator," and one reason is the role of sea ice in regulating global climate. Greenpeace is pushing for a big, visionary measures to save the Arctic.
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.
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.
Greenpeace is using its influence at the United Nations climate change conference in Poznan, Poland to marshal international support for its efforts to stop tar sands development and focus world attention on Canada’s refusal to make significant...
Suncor tar sands facility in Fort McMurray Sadly, there is some truth in the claim by Canada’s new environment minister Jim Prentice that the climate change policies of Stephen Harper and Barack Obama are similar. The...
Environmental groups on both sides of the border are celebrating today, after a provision of the U.S. Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 that curtails the import of energy intensive fuels like the tar sands was left intact.
A new report by Greenpeace UK was released internationally today, warning of increasing financial risk for UK oil giants BP and Shell, who have invested heavily in the Alberta tar sands.
Greenpeace activists entered Syncrude’s Aurora North Tar Sands facility earlier today, erecting a banner that transformed the opening of a tailings pond pipe into the “mouth” of a giant skull, spewing toxic sludge into the same tailings pond that...
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