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Boreal Forest, Alberta, Canada

Image | October 9, 2009 at 10:44

Autumn colours in the Boreal forest near Slave Lake in northern Alberta, Canada.

"From the Shores of Climate Change Hell"

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | October 8, 2009

A look at the Greenpeace "Stop the Tar Sands" action from the perspective of activists on the ground - featuring executive Director of Greenpeace Canada, Bruce Cox, and Chris Daley from Greenpeace International.

Greenpeace alters Total billboards in Edmonton to be more honest

Feature story | October 8, 2009 at 17:00

While Greenpeace activists took direct action yesterday at a French energy giant Total S.A. refinery in France to expose the climate crime of the tar sands, Greenpeace activists from Canada were busy altering two Total billboards in Edmonton to...

Greenpeace tar sands campaign expands to France with occupation of Total refinery

Feature story | October 7, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace Canada’s tar sands campaign expanded into France early this morning when 30 Greenpeace activists entered Total’s refinery site in Gonfreville-l'Orcher, located close to Le Havre (Normandy), and hung three large banners.

Greenpeace Responds

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | October 7, 2009 12 comments

Part 2 of a 2-Part Post, written by Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada.  Read Part 1 What gets lost in the flame wars on the comment boards of the Globe and Mail or the Calgary Herald is the reason we leave our...

Greenpeace: Why Civil Disobedience and Why Now

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | October 7, 2009 39 comments

Part 1 of a 2-Part Post , written by Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada. Read Part 2 Why in the world would a group of global citizens from Alberta to Berlin to Rio, drop everything and leave their comfy homes...

Canada FAIL on Kyoto Target

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | October 6, 2009 2 comments

Whoa!  We knew Canada was totally off-track in meeting our Kyoto commitments, but this infographic really brings home the magnitude of our FAIL.  Unchecked expansion of the Tar Sands is only going to make that circle bigger and bigger.

Prominent lawyer questions Stelmach's interference in judicial system

Feature story | October 5, 2009 at 17:00

Prominent Alberta lawyer Brian Beresh raised concerns today that Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach is unconstitutionally using his position as premier to exert political influence over the judicial system and undermine the right to fair trials for...

Greenpeace strikes again: Activists occupy Shell upgrader expansion site in Fort...

Feature story | October 2, 2009 at 17:00

Nineteen Greenpeace activists have struck again. This time they have scaled three stacks at Shell’s operation in Fort Saskatchewan to expose more of the climate crimes of the tar sands and send a Climate SOS to the world.

Good Greed

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | October 2, 2009

We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost’s familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road –...

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