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’Twas the night before the AGM …

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 18, 2009 1 comment

It’s late on the eve of the Statoil AGM and I’m sitting in my hotel room trying to learn Norwegian so I can digest the slew of tar sands articles before me. It’s not easy, but the pictures tell a thousand dirty words about StatoilHydro...

Out of stock, Out of Excuses

Publication | May 18, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace’s 2009 Supermarket Ranking evaluates Canada’s eight major supermarkets on their progress in providing Canadians with seafood that is sustainably caught and farmed. Efforts are being made by some retailers but others are ignoring their...

Symptoms

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 15, 2009

© Dean Sewell / Oculi/Agence VU / Greenpeace "Climate change is a health issue affecting billions of people, not just an environmental issue about polar bears and deforestation." So said Dr. Anthony Costello, Pediatrician and...

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.

Scandinavian audiences: Concerned about tar sands destruction

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 15, 2009

From May 11th to May 20th, Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace Nordic are bringing the reality of tar sands expansion and destruction to new audiences across Scandinavia. A target of the tour is StatoilHydro, Scandinavia’s biggest company...

Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | May 15, 2009 at 13:07

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

Green Energy Act or Greenwash? We’ll Know Next Month

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | May 14, 2009 3 comments

Ontario just passed its much-hyped Green Energy Act. This could be an historic moment for green energy in Ontario or it could be an empty gesture by a government that wants to be perceived as green.  We’ll  know next month when the...

Taking the tar sands fight to Scandinavia

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 12, 2009 1 comment

From May 11th to May 20th, Greenpeace Canada communications officer Jessica Wilson will be in Scandinavia to help take our fight against the tar sands to northern Europe. Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace Nordic will be travelling...

Greenpeace text action demands AbitibiBowater step into a green future

Feature story | May 12, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace has unveiled a new twist to its campaign to turn AbitibiBowater from a company that destroys forests to one that manages forests responsibly and sustainably. We are calling on all volunteers and supporters to send text messages to...

Good News - Canada's Energy [R]evolution

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 11, 2009 1 comment

Today Greenpeace Canada is proud to announce the release of "Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Canada Energy Outlook", an exciting, groundbreaking report that shows how Canada can employ renewable energy to reduce climate-change-caus...

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