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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...

Canadian-made nuclear reactor too dangerous

Feature story | November 30, 2008 at 17:00

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

Risks of Operating Candu 6 Nuclear Power Plants

Publication | November 30, 2008 at 17:00

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

Risks of Operating Candu 6 Nuclear Power Plants

Publication | November 30, 2008 at 17:00

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

Double the farmed salmon, double the fish sh< t

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 27, 2008 2 comments

This week I learned that the fish farm companies operating along B.C.’s coast want to up production. They’re seeking approval for about double what they are currently licensed to produce. What does this actually mean for the sea...

McGuinty Government Set to Break Nuclear Promise

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 27, 2008 2 comments

The McGuinty government is set to break its promise to protect Ontarians from the financial risks of building new nuclear plants.   According to a report in today’s Globe and Mail , the McGuinty government is getting “push-back”...

November 2008

Image | November 26, 2008 at 17:51

Quebec follows suit as Premier Jean Charest commits to protect 50 per cent of the province’s northern forests. As in Ontario, Greenpeace pushes to ensure that southern forests are also protected and new development is controlled.

(non)Talking Point - g & h

Blog entry by Michael | November 24, 2008 1 comment

g) Governments can provide economic and tax support. h) The long-term legal liability for permanently storing CO2 must be assumed by governments. Key Messages - Carbon Capture and Storage FOI You'd think that with all the...

European Union sinks tuna agreement

Feature story | November 24, 2008 at 17:00

Shameless. Disastrous. The international body responsible for "managing" what's left of the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna stock has ignored scientific advice, the demands of Greenpeace supporters around the world, and the pleas...

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