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Ontario's carbon price is an important step toward a low-carbon future

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 14, 2015 1 comment

Congratulations to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her government on taking an important step towards implementing an economy-wide price on carbon pollution. The Premier announced yesterday  that Ontario will be joining with Quebec...

Indian Home Affairs Ministry attempting to shut Greenpeace India down

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | April 14, 2015

New Delhi, 14 April 2015 – Following the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) again blocking Greenpeace India’s ability to receive money from overseas, Samit Aich, Executive Director of Greenpeace India said today: “We will...

A Historic Day in Quebec City to Act On Climate

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 12, 2015

Yesterday I marched in the streets of Quebec City with 25,000 other people demanding that Canada act on climate . The march was the largest environmental march in Quebec City’s history and was one of the largest climate...

All you need to know about the #ActOnClimate March

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada & Act On Climate organizers | April 11, 2015

The Greenpeace Canada team is really excited about TODAY’s gathering in Quebec City! As you know, we're expecting thousands of people on April 11th for the Act on Climate March . Our message is simple: premiers can't act...

Shell's trying to silence your voice on Arctic drilling...

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | April 10, 2015

"If somebody not from your country commits a crime against somebody not from your country in another country, should the courts in your country have any jurisdiction over the issue?" With remarkable prescience, this question...

Premiers: we’ve got your back if you’ll Act on Climate

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 9, 2015

Before jumping on a bus tomorrow to take part in the Act on Climate march this weekend, we thought it’d be nice to help some politicians with their math homework. We’ll be in the streets to send a message to provincial premiers –...

Six volunteers scale Shell's oil rig.

Blog entry by Haley Rabic | April 8, 2015 1 comment

Yesterday morning things changed drastically for six volunteers aboard the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza.  They boarded Shell’s oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean. The volunteers, Aliyah, Zoe, Johno,...

Podcast:Dirty oil is not dirty when it's called something else.

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | April 7, 2015

When is dirty oil, not dirty oil? When you call it something else. We call the biggest resource extraction project in Canada, the tar sands. Not the oil sands. That’s what those doing the extracting call it. We call it the tar sands...

Shell's profit comes at our expense

Blog entry by Isadora Wronski | April 6, 2015

Climate science has made it clear that Arctic oil needs to stay in the ground if we want to avoid the worst impacts from global climate change. We know it and we also know that Shell knows it too. A ships next to a controlled burn...

The next step is Quebec City, April 11th. I hope to see you there.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 6, 2015

On April 11 th I will be in the streets of Quebec City . I will be there with thousands of others, from different walks of life, that have come from coast to coast to coast to demand action on climate change . The warning...

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