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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,...

Another Warning for Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | May 6, 2009

Another warning today from across the pond that the Ontario government should dump its plans to buy a new prototype reactor.  A leaked memo from the Finnish nuclear regulator reveals that it may halt the construction of AREVA’s...

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 5, 2009 2 comments

When I look around our province and see what is happening to it, I cringe.  I see a rampant rush to exploit our unrenewable natural resources for economic gain, with negligble thought put into any of the consequences to our natural or...

We need an Energy [R]evolution

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | April 30, 2009

As a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol, Canada publishes a yearly inventory of human-induced greenhouse gases.  The 2007 inventory, released yesterday, is, in a word, sobering.  Greenhouse gas emissions increased by 4% from the...

Cows on Organic Farm

Image | April 28, 2009 at 16:30

Cows from an organic farm.

Reasons to Believe

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | April 28, 2009

Don't shove down my throat anything that runs on promises, rainbows and unicorn farts. Let me have my Mustang in peace. - Comment on Greenpeace International's  " Making Waves " blog from ferrarimanf355 Over the next few weeks...

Fight to protect endangered killer whales far from over

Feature story | April 24, 2009 at 16:00

Greenpeace and its partners are awaiting a court decision on a request from the federal government to dismiss an important case brought by environmental groups to protect British Columbia’s threatened northern and endangered southern populations...

Green Jobs for Alberta

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | April 23, 2009 1 comment

© Greenpeace / Dean Sewell Although Alberta's oil and gas industry is very capital intensive, it's the province's least labour intensive industry.  There's a misconception that oil and gas is  a huge job creator, and...

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