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8 reasons why Shell can't be trusted in the Arctic

Blog entry by franziska_g | January 8, 2013

Shell's most recent 'mishap' a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it's the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in...

Shell's Arctic drilling plans go from bad to worse

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | January 2, 2013 1 comment

In another example of why drilling for oil in the Arctic is such a monumentally bad idea, Shell’s drilling rig, the Kulluk , has run aground off the island of Sitkalidak, near Kodiak in Alaska. The ancient rig was being towed...

Join the movement and Idle No More

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | December 27, 2012 10 comments

Over the past few weeks the Idle No More movement has burst onto the scene with a wave of peaceful protests and calls for a new approach to relations between indigenous peoples and the Canadian government. The Idle No More...

My Experience with Greenpeace: On Citizenry and Change

Blog entry by Ayman Kuzbari, volunteer Greenpeace Montreal | December 21, 2012 2 comments

This is a more personal article than my previous one. In it I'd like to share my experience with the Greenpeace local Montreal group after a couple of months working there. I do so because I believe that this experience is poignant...

A triangle of hope on the Arctic Ocean floor

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | December 21, 2012

Since the dawn of history, men, people and especially armies have flown flags and banners. The first ones, in fact, were an aid to co-ordinating troop movements on battlefields. Each flag indicated the exact position of a column of...

Silent Witnesses to the Toxic Truth

Blog entry by Muyi Yang, Greenpeace East Asia | December 21, 2012 2 comments

At Greenpeace we believe in bearing witness to environmental crimes. In shining a global spotlight on injustice. In the positivity of action. A year ago we set out to investigate the discharges flowing into the Qiantang River in...

Greenpeace expresses its support to the Idle No More movement

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | December 20, 2012

Today, as demonstrations take place across the country, Greenpeace Canada is expressing its support for the growing Idle No More movement that calls on all people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to take action and engage in our...

What happened in Doha? A brief analysis of the conduct and outcome of the COP 18 climate

Blog entry by Patrick Bonin, Climate Change campaigner | December 14, 2012 1 comment

Just days after Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) hit the Philippines and demonstrated the humancost of extreme weather in vulnerable countries, politicians at the Doha climate talks showed themselves to be out of touch with the reality of climate...

A Volunteer's Perspective of the Darlington Hearings

Blog entry by Rhea Baluyut | December 13, 2012 2 comments

Last week I attended the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) public hearings into Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) proposal to refurbish the Darlington nuclear power plant. I was there to tell the CNSC why I am opposed to this...

Will the new Ontario Premier review the Darlington overhaul?

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Nuclear Analyst | December 13, 2012

Hundreds of people told the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) it shouldn’t approve Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) plan to rebuild the four aging Darlington reactors during public hearings last week.  People overwhelmingly...

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