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Syncrude Oil Operation, Alberta Tar Sands

Image | July 20, 2009 at 15:04

Aerial view of a tailings pipe at the Syncrude upgrader plant and tailings pond in the Boreal forest north of Fort McMurray.

Syncrude Oil Operations in Alberta, Tar Sands

Image | July 19, 2009 at 15:00

A 'Bituman' scarecrow designed to keep migratory birds from landing in the toxic sludge at the tailings pond of the Syncrude upgrader plant north of Fort McMurray. Behind smoke plumes are emitted from the plant.

Syncrude Oil Operations in Alberta Tar Sands

Image | July 19, 2009 at 14:53

View of smoke plumes emitted from the Syncrude upgrader plant north of Fort McMurray.

We're Looking For a Few Good Climate Defenders

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 15, 2009

© Greenpeace / Paul Hilton Greenpeace has been fighting climate change for many years .  In fact, on my desk is a copy of "Global Warming: The Greenpeace Report" released in 1990. It was a preparatory document for the Rio ...

FILM: Catch 'The End of the Line' in Toronto this weekend

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 14, 2009

The great new film The End of the Line will be screening starting this Friday in Toronto at the Royal Cinema on College. Based on the book by Charles Clover, the documentary is really the first that show the impact our insatiable...

Polar Oceans in Peril
...and a planet at risk

Publication | July 13, 2009 at 17:00

The Arctic and the Antarctic are under assault - from the impacts of rapidly accelerating climate change; from increased industrialisation; and from the unchecked consumption of our planet's resources.

Ontario’s nuclear costs revealed: now that’s a price hike

Feature story | July 13, 2009 at 17:00

We won’t say we told you so to Ontario Energy Minister George Smitherman about skyrocketing costs for nuclear plants, but we should.

Tar Sands Banners on Parliament

Image | July 12, 2009 at 15:30

Activists hang banners reading "Stop the tar sands" from the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa as part of a climate change action on December 7, 2009, the opening day of climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

Conveyor Belts, Pasta and No Sleep

Blog entry by Earl Beadle | July 11, 2009 4 comments

Wow, where do I start with the experience that I just had occupying the second largest coal fire plant in Italy. Going into this action with very little knowledge of what we were getting ourselves into we really kicked some butt. The...

Canada and the rest of the G8 fail on climate change

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 17:00

International — Canada’s shameful environment policies helped derail efforts to save the climate at the G8 summit in Italy as Greenpeace called for massive public pressure to demand that the world's wealthiest governments take decisive action on...

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