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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...

Energy [R]evolution: A sustainable Canada energy outlook

Publication | May 11, 2009 at 7:15

Energy [R]evolution is a groundbreaking report that shows how Canada can cut global warming pollution to the levels needed to prevent the worst effects of global warming while also meeting the energy needs of a growing world and phasing out...

Energy Revolution leaflet

Publication | May 10, 2009 at 17:00

Orca court case still alive!

Feature story | May 10, 2009 at 17:00

The orca court case lives on. A federal court judge has denied a request by the federal Department of Fisheries and Ocean’s (DFO) to kill the case that environmental groups have launched.

Greenpeace and Renewable Energy Industry Call for Energy Revolution to survive

Feature story | May 10, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) have released the Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Canada Energy Outlook, a new report detailing a revolutionary green energy scenario for Canada that could cut this country’s...

Hope and Opportunity

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 7, 2009

The threat of climate change is serious.  There's no question that part of thwarting it will involve us taking a serious look at how we live our lives and what expectations we place on our politicians and industries.  At the same time,...

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