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Green energy more affordable than nuclear

Feature story | September 10, 2013 at 8:00

Investing in green energy is more affordable than spending more money on nuclear power. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis published by Greenpeace and the Pembina Institute.

Rainbow Warrior coming ‘home’ to British Columbia

Feature story | August 19, 2013 at 10:45

Although it hasn’t ever been in Canada, the new Rainbow Warrior’s arrival in B.C. this October marks an unofficial homecoming for the Greenpeace flagship. A world wide symbol of peace and environmental stewardship, the Rainbow Warrior will arrive...

Over fifty groups call for tougher oil transportation safety rules

Feature story | July 22, 2013 at 7:00

In the wake of the Lac-Mégantic disaster and the numerous recent oil spills, over 50 organizations from across Canada are calling on Prime Minister Harper to improve the safety of Canada’s oil transportation system. The groups represent...

New Report: Deep sea mining high risk

Feature story | July 7, 2013 at 18:01

The extinction of unique deep sea species and other irreversible environmental damage to our oceans are a likely result of an emerging trend to exploit seabed minerals, Greenpeace International warned today.

Joanna Kerr named executive director of Greenpeace Canada

Feature story | June 21, 2013 at 6:45

Greenpeace Canada announced today the hiring of Joanna Kerr as executive director of Greenpeace Canada beginning 14 October 2013.

Resolute’s lawsuit for $7 million aims to silence criticism

Feature story | June 20, 2013 at 6:17

Greenpeace Canada promised today that it would not be silenced by a $7 million defamation lawsuit by the country’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products (TSX: RFP).

Let’s laugh Harper’s tar sands ads off the air

Feature story | June 6, 2013 at 9:10

Greenpeace Canada launched a satirical ad campaign today aimed at debunking the Harper government’s own advertising campaign to “greenwash” the tar sands.

Buyer beware, Resolute’s sustainability falls flat

Feature story | May 15, 2013 at 6:00

A new Greenpeace report concludes that Resolute Forest Products’s sustainability claims cannot be trusted and unveils to customers the false promises these claims contain.

Canada’s pro-oil agenda threatens to destroy the Arctic: Greenpeace

Feature story | May 14, 2013 at 13:01

As Canada officially took the chair of the Arctic Council today, Greenpeace sent a direct message to delegates at the ministerial meeting in Kiruna, Sweden, and launched an international mobilization online calling on Canada to put people and the...

Indigenous Peoples put Arctic Council on alert as Canada becomes new chair

Feature story | May 13, 2013 at 1:00

On the eve of the Arctic Council meeting in Kiruna, Sweden, where Canada will take the chair of the Council, a pan-Arctic Indigenous conference has generated 15 new signatories to a joint statement in opposition to Arctic drilling, which now...

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