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 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...

Dear Oprah...

Blog entry by Hilary | September 22, 2011 1 comment

Dear Oprah, As one of the most powerful and influential people in the world and the only living woman to make a list of people who have changed the world, you must possess a strong personal interest and social responsibility when...

The World’s Biggest Carbon Bomb

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | September 21, 2011 2 comments

Deep Green is Rex Weyler's monthly column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own. And the fuses that threaten to set it off Three long...

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