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The 4 worst things we heard at the Kinder Morgan public meeting

Blog entry by Jenny Kleininger & Bronwen Tucker | July 22, 2016

On Friday, July 8th, the‬ federal panel holding summer meetings on the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain project made a stop in Edmonton. As part of Trudeau's promise to rehaul the community consultation process for this pipeline, the...

Going solar: a quick five step how to

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 15, 2016

This past week my house got a solar upgrade. Going solar is a pretty easy process. Here are the 5 main steps to do it: Do an energy audit : before you go solar its best to try to reduce the energy you use first. The more...

'The river is our blood.' Standing with the Munduruku in the heart of the Amazon

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | July 15, 2016 1 comment

There is nothing quite like flying over the Brazilian Amazon. The forest spreads out like an endless green carpet, crisscrossed by ribbons of water, and goes on for as far as the eye can see. Banks of clouds break up the vast sky. As...

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Sydney Huculak

Blog entry by clake | July 13, 2016

Volunteer Name: Sydney Huculak Location: Edmonton, Alberta 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? I have been volunteering for...

Tomorrow my house is going solar

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 12, 2016

Tomorrow my home will be getting a solar boost. I’ll be on the roof with the folks at Gridworks Energy Group to install a 4 KW solar power system that will take care of most of my home’s energy needs.   Over the winter...

Today We Dance! Court Overturns Enbridge Tarsands Pipeline Approval

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 30, 2016

Today’s a day to celebrate. This morning the Federal Court of Appeal sided with First Nations, labour and environmental groups and overturned the Harper government’s approval of the Enbridge Northern Gateway tarsands pipeline. ...

8 Photos Take You Inside the Movement to Save the Amazon

Blog entry by Rolf Skar | June 29, 2016 1 comment

The Munduruku indigenous community is trying to save its land — and with it the heart of the Amazon Basin — from a destructive mega-dam. I was lucky enough to spend a week with them fighting against deforestation and Amazon destruction...

Enter the Greenpeace 📷 contest.

Blog entry by Wanjiro Ndungu | June 22, 2016

We’re inviting you to submit your gorgeous landscape and wildlife photos for the chance to be featured in the 2017 Greenpeace Canada pocket calendar.  Enter here:  http://bit.ly/1UsEGjL This calendar is mailed to supporters as a...

Top 10 Solar Facts

Blog entry by Tamara Herman | June 21, 2016

This summer, we’re launching a new campaign to bring solar power to all people and communities in Alberta. Solar4All is about going beyond fossil fuels by not only changing where our energy comes from but how it’s owned, distributed,...

Louis Bull First Nation is Making A Solar Transition

Blog entry by Desmond Bull | June 17, 2016 1 comment

“Something that was just a cost saving project really turned into something that drove me as a passion to get involved. Alternative energy might be that key component that First Nations people can utilise to gain that harmonious...

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