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Crime and little punishment: Alberta has long way to go to fix pipeline problems

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 4, 2014

Plains Midstream’s Rainbow pipeline spill was one of the largest spills in Alberta’s history. It lasted for over eight hours as Plains Midstream failed to diagnose the problem and attempted to restart their line three times, each time...

Enter the Greenpeace photo contest!

Blog entry by Katy O'Connor | June 4, 2014

ENTER NOW! Greenpeace Canada's desk calendar is an annual tradition, sent out to thousands of our supporters every year. The calendar is filled with photographs of our natural world, and the creatures we share our planet with. The...

New VIDEO: Alberta’s kids don’t need a tar sands education.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 3, 2014 2 comments

Please watch and share with your networks Alberta public education authorities have invited tar sands giants Syncrude, Suncor, and Cenovus to help draft ‘ Alberta’s future curriculum’  from kindergarten to grade 12.

Tar sands crude means much risk, little reward for Quebec

Feature story | June 2, 2014 at 12:30

An economic analysis has demolished oil industry claims that tar sands pipelines means jobs and economic prosperity for Quebec.

Total blow to tar sands development: big victory for environment

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 30, 2014

Yesterday, the environment and communities directly affected by the tar sands won big! Total E&P, a major tar sands company, which is also a confirmed shipper for the proposed and now delayed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline,...

Oil Companies banking on world failure to address climate crisis.

Blog entry by mhudema | May 30, 2014 2 comments

Oil companies are banking on the destruction of the planet. That’s a statement that many of us suspected but now one of them is actually starting to admit it .  Recently, in response to a report by the Carbon Tracker...

Dear John, we need to talk: Will you commit to Our Oceans’ future?

Blog entry by Phil Kline | May 29, 2014 1 comment

John Kerry, US Secretary of State, has championed environmental protection, ever since the very first Earth Day in 1970. In particular, he has recognised the value of the oceans to us all. He has worked hard for their protection,...

Corporate executives could be personally liable for undermining action on climate change

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 28, 2014 4 comments

Greenpeace is putting the corporate executives of major fossil fuel companies on notice that they could face personal liability for funding climate denialism and opposing policies to fight climate change. Together with WWF and the...

Are you being SLAPPed? How corporations and governments try to silence public debate

Blog entry by Karianne Bruning, Legal Coordinator | May 23, 2014

The lawyers at Greenpeace International are a creative, dedicated team who tackle a wide range of duties. Part of our work is preparing legal strategies and defence for cases against Greenpeace International. We also monitor legal...

Greenpeace at Resolute’s AGM: will Richard Garneau be part of the solution?

Blog entry by Ioana Cotutiu and Nicolas Mainville | May 23, 2014

We are at the Annual General Meeting of Resolute Forest Products, held for the first time in Saint-Félicien, in the heart of Quebec’s forest industry. We’re asking Resolute CEO Richard Garneau today if he will be part of the...

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