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Alberta Businesses Push for Community Ownership of Alberta Renewables

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | October 20, 2016

Not all businesses in Alberta are disenchanted with getting off the cycles of extreme peaks and valleys that come with market dependent oil economy.  There is a fresh new energy landscape growing in Alberta and there is an overwhelming...

Electric cars could take a big bite out of Canada’s oil industry

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 19, 2016

One of the world’s largest credit rating agencies published a report yesterday on how rapid advances in battery technology could make electric vehicles (EVs) a preferred alternative to the internal combustion engine, with...

Greenpeace's Submission to the Alberta Government on Small-scale solar

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 29, 2016

Right now the Alberta government is investigating ways they can speed the uptake of small scale renewables in Alberta. Greenpeace recently made its official submission to the Alberta governments Energy Efficiency Advisory...

Trudeau’s pipeline paradox

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 28, 2016

Pity Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who must soon choose which promise he will break : his pledges to fight pursue reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples and to fight climate change, or his promise to get a tar sands pipeline...

How reforming the process we use to review pipelines would block Energy East and...

Blog entry by Lydie Padilla | September 22, 2016

Recent weeks have seen a groundswell in opposition to the Energy East pipeline, following revelations that members of the National Energy Board (NEB) met in secret with pro-pipeline lobbyists, including Jean Charest, the former...

Let's Make It A Green Peace

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | September 21, 2016

Today (21 September), around the globe, we mark Peace Day knowing that for many, peace is nowhere to be found. Not today. And unless things change dramatically, not any time soon.    2015 saw the number of refugees and displaced...

Will proposed nation climate price be evidence-based?

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 19, 2016

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced over the weekend that the federal government will establish a national carbon price but did not give details on what that price will be or how broad the coverage will be. It is...

Canada tar sands in free fall as oil frontiers look shaky

Blog entry by Zachary Davies Boren | September 14, 2016

This blog was originally published on EnergyDesk As the Dakota Access Pipeline becomes the new battleground for climate activists, another, equally significant pipeline drama is unfolding a few hundred miles north. The...

YouTube duo AsapSCIENCE travels with Greenpeace to Save the Arctic!

Blog entry by Ray To | September 8, 2016

Creators of popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, travelled aboard the Arctic Sunrise to learn more about Greenpeace's work in the Canadian Arctic. Mitch and Greg have garnered a following of...

Can our postal network help lead Canada’s green transition?

Blog entry by Bianca Mugyenyi | September 7, 2016

Guest blog by By Bianca Mugyenyi “We face too many crises in this country to address them one at a time. What’s powerful about Delivering Community Power is how it takes on economic, environmental and social issues at the same time...

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