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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...

Harper: MIA at G8

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 9, 2009

As our Greenpeace Canada Activists greet the morning 150m above Venice, I read promising headlines from the G8:  " Target found in G8's climate change fight " promises the Globe and Mail; " G8 vows ‘ambitious’ greenhouse emissions...

Climate chaos draws closer as G8 leaders fail to act: Greenpeace

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 15:09

Greenpeace responses to the outcome of today’s G8 meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF):

Out of the comfort zone

Blog entry by PaulM | July 9, 2009 7 comments

With more climate science pointing to the need for urgent action on climate change - calling for cuts of carbon emissions of 80% by the time my kids are 50 - I decided that this year I would have to do things I've never done before,...

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