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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...

Greenpeace Italy here I come!

Blog entry by Earl Beadle | July 3, 2009 8 comments

Activist Earl Beadle When I first started volunteering with Greenpeace I had just come back from a great adventure in Tasmania, where I had visited a tree sit that was led by Greenpeace . I knew from then on that I would like...

We're gonna need a bigger boat!

Feature story | July 2, 2009 at 9:28

Our famous fleet of ships is about to get an extraordinary addition - The Rainbow Warrior III. It will be purpose built from the keel up to fight the greatest threat to the oceans and our world: climate change.

HP, Lenovo and Dell penalised for breaking green IT promises

Feature story | July 1, 2009 at 17:00

We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell--the world's biggest PC makers--a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for backtracking on their commitments to eliminate PVC plastic and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) from their...

Greenpeace to Ontario government: There’s a way to stop nuking green energy

Feature story | July 1, 2009 at 17:00

The announcement by the McGuinty government in Ontario that it has suspended the procurement of two new reactors for the Darlington nuclear site shows that Greenpeace’s Don’t Nuke Green Energy campaign is on the right track.

Pedalling Down the Days to Copenhagen

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | June 30, 2009

Have you had it with endless talk of climate change doom and gloom?  Looking for an opportunity to act?  Here's your chance - Pedal for the Planet needs you!  This Friday, Canadians on both coasts are departing from Victoria, BC ,...

Renewable Is Doable Backgrounder

Publication | June 30, 2009 at 9:19

Things Have Changed: The assumptions used by the Ontario Power Authority in 2005 when it planned for an expansion of nuclear power and placed a limit on renewable generation have drastically changed. The following factors call for a...

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