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.

The latest updates


The Spin Doctor’s Last Stand: TINA in the Tar Sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | June 15, 2011

The claim that “There Is No Alternative” is a clever way to try to shut down debate when one is forced to defend an ethically-challenged position. So it’s no surprise to see it popping up so consistently in the talking points of tar...

Greenpeace demands action on abuse of activists in Calgary Remand Centre

Feature story | June 14, 2011 at 11:33

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

The Lubicon Cree: A history of human rights abuses on Canada's watch

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | June 10, 2011 2 comments

In the face of the massive forest fires and one of the largest oil spills in Canada’s history, the people of Little Buffalo — the community nearest to the oil spill, and the community where I’m from — continues to deal with the...

Canada’s diplomatic spanking at UN hides deeper problems

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | June 9, 2011

Canada’s representatives at the UN climate meeting in Bonn got raked over the coals today for failing to meet our Kyoto target, offloading the burden of dealing with climate change to developing countries and only having in place...

Federal government trying to hide that GHGs from the tar sands up 21% in last year

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 30, 2011

Update: Based on subsequent media reports, it now appears that tar sands emissions were up 21 per cent from what was reported last year, but this year they have re-stated the 2008 emissions (increasing them from the previous estimate...

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