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Tell your Premier to #ActOnClimate

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada & Act On Climate organizers | April 1, 2015

On April 11th, Canada's Premiers are heading to Quebec City to talk climate. It is a moment for all of us to demand climate protection and real renewable energy solutions. With a little more than one week to go until the massive...

The Crossing - Exposing Shell's Monster Arctic Oil Rig

Blog entry by Nick Young | April 1, 2015 1 comment

Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet is on the move,  right now — and was even before the US government approved the final permits. As you read this,  Shell is transporting an oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, across the Pacific, bound for the...

On the tail of Shell’s Arctic oil drilling fleet

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | March 25, 2015

Right now, I’m looking at Shell’s giant Arctic oil rig, the Polar Pioneer . Everyone standing onboard the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza , is blown away by its size. We’re just a few miles away from Shell’s monster. Now we can...

What the fashion industry looks like after 4 years of Detox

Blog entry by Yixiu Wu is a Detox campaigner at Greenpeace East | March 22, 2015 1 comment

Ten per cent of the global retail fashion industry is committed to eliminating toxic chemicals. But without you, this would've been zero. This is what hundred of thousands of people can do when they are united in the belief that...

FSC International calls out Resolute Forest Products’ leadership, asks for an...

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | March 16, 2015

In a letter addressed to the President and CEO of Resolute Forest Products, Mr. Richard Garneau, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) today asks Resolute to immediately stop its “discriminatory activities” against the internationally...

“The Arctic Expedition” International Youth Forum: A Russian Pro-Oil PR Project?

Blog entry by Allen Brett Campeau* | March 16, 2015 2 comments

Russia and the Arctic Region have long held a special fascination for me as a young Arctic scientist and policy wonk, so you can imagine my excitement when I learned about the International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition”, a...

Bill C-51 hearing: Greenpeace refutes criminalizing democratic dissent in Canada

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | March 12, 2015 2 comments

Greenpeace was invited to appear before the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security regarding Bill C-51, the proposed anti-terrorism bill. Represented by Joanna Kerr, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada, and Keith...

Fukushima's lesson: A safe, clean energy future will be nuclear-free

Blog entry by Kendra Ulrich | March 11, 2015

A team of IAEA experts check out water storage tanks TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on 27 November 2013. The expert team is assessing Japanese efforts to decommission the stricken nuclear power plant. Photo Credit:...

3 Reasons You Should Attend a Tools for Change Workshop

Blog entry by Farah Montani | March 10, 2015 2 comments

I first started volunteering with Greenpeace in the Toronto area in late 2014 and one of the many things that I jumped on pretty quickly was the Toronto-based workshops that they sponsor and help organize through Tools for Change (TFC)...

Ottawa's Seedy Saturday: Growing a Greener World

Blog entry by Dave Beddoe | March 10, 2015

Not all food is ecologically equal; some methods of farming add substantially to the carbon overload in the atmosphere, while others sequester carbon in the living soil, mitigating global warming. That's why the Greenpeace...

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