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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,...

Don't Leave us Hanging Here!

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 8, 2009

This morning we asked Canadian activist Dexter Perera "where are you right now?" His response: "150 metres above Venice, why?" He's in Italy with fellow Greenpeace Canada activist Earl Beadle as part of an international contingent...

Canadian Greenpeace activists helping to occupy 4 Italian coal-fired power stations,...

Feature story | July 7, 2009 at 17:00

Two activists from Canada are involved in a Greenpeace action at the Fusina coal plant Marghera, near Venice Italy, as part of a major action to draw attention to coal and climate issues at the G8 summit.

G8 countries urged to act

Feature story | July 7, 2009 at 16:37

On the eve of the G8 summit in Italy - our activists have been beaming a message on the Kremlin and floating a life-sized iceberg past the Eiffel tower to call for urgent action from world leaders to save the climate.

Eco-certification for fish - higher standards needed

Blog entry by Beth Hunter | July 6, 2009 1 comment

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 A recent article in The Globe and Mail describes the Federal government’s scramble to help Canadian...

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