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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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...

Victory (for now) on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline!

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 10, 2011

Remember that massive tar sands pipeline that so many people were concerned enough about that they were willing to risk getting arrested over in both Canada and the US ? Well, Stephen Harper may have thought it was a “no brainer” ,...

A dark day for the dirty energy

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 4, 2011 1 comment

Spare a brief moment of pity for the people trying to make a profit off of polluting the planet because today was an all-too-rare bad day for them. First, an astroturf (fake grassroots) campaign to slam green energy and promote coal...

Ontario will mourn loss of green energy jobs if Hudak elected

Feature story | October 3, 2011 at 12:21

Burlington - Greenpeace Canada installed a green energy memorial outside the Excess Energy assembly facility today to symbolize the loss of green-collar jobs in Ontario if Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is elected, scraps Ontario’s groundbreaking...

Hundreds gather on Parliament Hill to tell Harper ‘No to Tar Sands’

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 10:23

(Ottawa) – Hundreds of people from across North America are gathered this morning on Parliament Hill for a rally followed by a mass civil disobedience sit-in. Participants are responding to a call to action for a large peaceful protest where many...

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