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Fertilizing insanity

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 28, 2009

We fertilize our gardens to help our plants grow, but fertilizing the oceans to stop climate change? It sounds as ridiculous as it is. Dumping tonnes of iron sulphate into the ocean in hopes of stimulating massive up-take of carbon...

Greenpeace speaks up to protect the oceans at the Metro annual meeting

Feature story | January 28, 2009 at 17:00

Metro's annual general meeting had an unexpected guest this week when Greenpeace oceans coordinator, Beth Hunter, showed up to draw attention to their weak efforts on seafood sustainability.

Obama to impose tougher fuel efficiency standards

Blog entry by Dave Martin | January 27, 2009

Read the full article on Canadian Press U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday his government will push for allowing states to implement stricter vehicle emissions, a significant shift in policy from the previous administration of...

Green stimulus is needed for the environment and economy

Feature story | January 27, 2009 at 17:00

Following last Fall's federal election, Greenpeace met with Canada's newly appointed Environment Minister, Jim Prentice. We were there to familiarize the Minister with our organization, environmental priorities and emerging issues. With the UN...

Wind Farms at Sunset in Portland

Image | January 27, 2009 at 12:37

Portland, in the state of Victoria, was the first Australian council to receive a development application for wind turbines and now has enough in the shire to provide energy for several local towns combined.

Harper wrong to support false energy solutions and underfund green economy

Feature story | January 26, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace today condemned the Harper government for giving asmuch as$750 million dollars to nuclear energy and carbon capture and storageinstead of investing those funds in the green economy Canada needs forthe future.

Renewable Power Blocked by Nuclear in Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 23, 2009

Energy Minister George Smitherman is making another good news announcement today on the government's support for wind power. What Minister Smitherman won't mention is that he's capped the development of green energy to make space...

Green gadgets - The search continues

Feature story | January 21, 2009 at 17:00

The latest survey of greener electronics products has revealed that the greenest consumer electronic products on the market today may have a smaller environmental footprint than those sold a year ago, but the industry still has a way to go before...

Year in Pictures - 2008

Feature story | January 21, 2009 at 17:00

We've selected some of our favourite Greenpeace images from around the world as we take a look back at the year that was 2008.

Another blow to the "nuclear renaissance"

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 21, 2009 2 comments

More evidence today that the wheels are coming off the so-called “nuclear renaissance.” New Brunswick’s attempt at rebuilding its ageing Point Lepreau nuclear station has suffered delays and cost over-runs. The “nuclear...

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