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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...

More bad news for B.C.’s orcas

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 20, 2009 2 comments

As if it couldn’t get any worse with the poor southern resident orcas going into winter pretty well starving, but now we find out that the food they are eating is slowly poisoning them. According to a new study in the journal...

Harper Hopes to Sell Reactors to India

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 19, 2009

International Trade Minister Stockwell Day is in India today trying to sell Canadian reactors on behalf of the Harper government. After India used Canadian nuclear technology in 1974 to make an atomic bomb, Canada cut off support...

Security Meltdown?

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 14, 2009

Global TV aired an investigative news story on the weekend questioning the security at research reactors in Canada. These small reactors can be found on university campuses across country.     Alarmingly, the Canadian Nuclear...

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