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Canada’s Shame at UN Climate Conference

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 5, 2008 1 comment

Dave Martin at Fossil of the day Public interest groups from around the world at the United Nations climate change talks in Poznan, Poland, gave an unprecedented four “Fossil of the Day” awards to Canada on December 4, 2008, for...

Greenpeace pressures Ottawa on Tar Sands at UN Climate Conference

Feature story | December 5, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace is using its influence at the United Nations climate change conference in Poznan, Poland to marshal international support for its efforts to stop tar sands development and focus world attention on Canada’s refusal to make significant...

Narwhals become canaries of climate change?

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 4, 2008 3 comments

A study published earlier this year in the journal Ecological Applications identified the narwhal as the species the most vulnerable to climate change. Sadly, we saw evidence of this tragic vulnerability as hundreds of these mythical...

David Suzuki tells Smitherman 'No Nukes'

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | December 4, 2008

George Smitherman On Tuesday I attended a screening of the Suzuki Diaries , a special episode of the CBC's Nature of Things that follows David Suzuki and his daughter Sarika on a tour of renewable energy projects in Europe.  ...

French Reactor 20% Over Budget

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | December 3, 2008 1 comment

Nuclear advocates in Canada often cite France as the nuclear utopia to which we should aspire.   But not everything is well in paradise.  Électricité de France (EDF) announced today that the EPR reactor its building at Flamanville is...

We Are Solar Generation

Blog entry by contributor | December 2, 2008 1 comment

This is Andrea MacDonald, volunteer from Greenpeace Vancouver. Solar generation at Poznan 2008 I'm excited to be representing my country in the Greenpeace Solar Generation delegation at the United Nations Framework...

Support action and leadership on global warming!

Feature story | December 2, 2008 at 17:00

The Harper government released an economic update last week that had no vision for the future of our environment. There was no economic stimulus that would create a green economy and green jobs. Worse still, at the United Nations climate change...

December 2008

Image | December 1, 2008 at 18:11

Greenpeace honours RONA and other major forest product companies for their role in protecting the Boreal Forest. RONA, as well as Office Depot, Simon & Schuster, the Pearson Group and Hachette UK have all responded to the marketplace shift...

Canadians want to take on global warming

Feature story | December 1, 2008 at 17:00

A new poll, commissioned by Greenpeace and three other Canadian groups, shows that a solid majority of Canadians want the federal government to fight global warming. Canadians support taking action even during the economic crisis, according to...

Prentice in Poznan? Just stay away…

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 1, 2008 4 comments

Dave Martin at Poznan 2008 Over 12,000 delegates from around the world have flooded into the provincial Polish city of Poznan for the 14th meeting of the United Nations convention on climate change. Greenpeace has mounted an...

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