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Why we should MAKE SMTHNG instead of going shopping

Blog entry by Lu Yen Roloff | November 29, 2017

MAKE SMTHNG Week is about taking action for a better world. From 2-10 December, at the start of the holiday shopping season, we want to invite you to make something with us. In cities around the world, makers are gathering to...

Why we should MAKE SMTHNG instead of going shopping

Blog entry by Lu Yen Roloff | November 29, 2017

MAKE SMTHNG Week is about taking action for a better world. From 2-10 December, at the start of the holiday shopping season, we want to invite you to make something with us. In cities around the world, makers are gathering to...

Bonn Climate Conference: True climate leadership still missing

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | November 20, 2017

The world is moving ahead without Trump - but not as fast and decisively as needed. Another round of climate negotiations is over. And, like last year, President Trump has failed to stop the  global climate talks from moving...

We Projected a Giant Hologram Outside TD Bank’s Headquarters

Blog entry by Keith Stewart, Senior Energy Campaigner | November 17, 2017

In the early hours of this morning, we brought frontline Indigenous voices right to TD bank’s headquarters in Toronto. We created a spectacle no bank manager could miss: a giant hologram projection calling on TD to stop...

Transport Canada memo: Need zero-emissions vehicle mandate for deep GHG reductions

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 13, 2017

Canada joined Mexico and some U.S. states today at the climate conference in Bonn to announce a new North American Climate Leadership Dialogue that will, amongst other things, look at the potential of zero-emission vehicles to reduce...

Call on provincial premiers to protect caribou habitat

Blog entry by Lydie Padilla | November 3, 2017

You already sent an email to the premiers of the provinces and territories asking them to protect boreal caribou habitat. What if you were to call them out publicly and expose their lack of action? That’s why we’re asking...

Pipeline builder Kinder Morgan prefers to beg forgiveness rather than ask for permission

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 2, 2017

The company behind the controversial Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline is warning that the project needs to be exempted from rules governing environmental permits or it might not get built . In September, the company took an...

New data: Canadian oil companies pay higher rates of taxation abroad than at home

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 26, 2017

Canada’s debate over tax fairness just got more interesting. This year marks the first time that Canadian resource companies are required (under the  Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act  , or ESTMA) to publish what they pay...

“No More Pipelines!”

Blog entry by Katya Nikitenko, Greenpeace Switzerland | October 25, 2017

This week, 23-25th of October are global days of action. Around the globe water and land protectors and activists are standing up. They are uniting against the big banks financing fossil fuel corporations and projects which violate...

Whether by land or by sea resistance to tar sands pipeline continues to grow.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 21, 2017

As three tar sands pipelines (Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain, Enbridge Line 3, and TransCanada Keystone XL) try to press forward the resistance to them is rising up, growing and taking action by land and by sea. This week as...

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