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.

 

Nuclear

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

 

Greenpeace takes the Stop the Tar Sands campaign to Scandinavia to tackle Statoil

Feature story | May 15, 2009 at 15:42

Greenpeace is part way through a six week campaign in Scandinavia to increase international pressure on Canada and Alberta to stop the tar sands.

POWERSHIFT 2009

Blog entry by JessieS | March 3, 2009

Powershift 2009 in Vancouver From February 27th to March 2nd, 2009 young people from across the United States converged on Washington D.C. to take a message of bold, comprehensive and immediate federal climate action to Capitol...

Welcome President Obama: Climate Leaders Don't Buy Tar Sands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 19, 2009

President Obama was extended a warm Canadian welcome yesterday morning when Greenpeace activists unveiled two large banners on the Alexandra Bridge in Ottawa that read Welcome President Obama and Climate Leaders Dont Buy Tar Sands. ...

Greenpeace welcomes President Obama

Feature story | February 17, 2009 at 17:00

President Obama was extended a warm Canadian welcome this morning when Greenpeace activists unveiled two large banners on the Alexandra Bridge in Ottawa that read “Welcome President Obama” and “Climate Leaders Don’t Buy Tar Sands”.

Tar Sands cartoon

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 16, 2009

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