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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 3 comments

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...

Isn’t it Time We Fixed Alberta’s Energy Democracy? Solar can help us do just that.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 6, 2016

Over the course of the summer, Greenpeace has been in communities throughout the province enlisting the support of regular Albertans to speed the provinces renewable ambitions. The campaign called ‘Solar 4 All’ isn’t just about...

The Coming of a New Era: Solar for All in Alberta

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan Massimo | September 6, 2016

With Alberta’s changing political landscape, there are promising new opportunities to see solar become a tangible solution to empower our communities, meaningfully address climate change and pivot to a clean energy economy. First...

Firing Energy East panel members won’t solve Trudeau’s pipeline problems

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 2, 2016

The tersely-worded statement from Natural Resources minister Jim Carr released late yesterday highlights just how badly the Trudeau government’s plan to push through two major pipeline approvals before making their promised...

So loud it can kill a whale

Blog entry by mtemperm | August 31, 2016

Seismic blasting is threatening life in the Arctic. All life. Seismic blasting — a process of firing loud air guns into the ocean in search of oil — is threatening life in the Arctic. Marine mammals like belugas, bowheads and...

How does solar work in the Arctic?

Blog entry by Duncan Martin | August 31, 2016

Solar in the Arctic at first seems to be an oxymoron. After all, it is dark in the Arctic for nearly half the year. But then again, it's light for half the year too – just like on the rest of the earth! PHOTO:  Arctic sunshine ...

A solar glow in the Arctic

Blog entry by Farrah Kahn | August 31, 2016

The Inuit community of Clyde River has done an amazing thing.  After spending two years resisting the threat of oil exploration in their territory, the town has installed its first ever solar panels!   Clyde River...

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