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Activists stop climate crime in the tar sands

Feature story | 19 September, 2009 at 0:00

What is soon to be bigger than England and account for more greenhouse gas emissions than the Czech Republic? The tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada - the largest energy project and the largest industrial project on the face of the planet.

Green jobs: 8 million (more) reasons to avoid catastrophic climate change

Blog entry by laurak | 15 September, 2009 8 comments

By Julien Vincent, Climate and Energy Campaigner - Greenpeace Australia-Pacific The jobs question. It is often the ‘elephant in the room’ during debates over climate change and the need to decarbonise our global energy supply.

Don't mention Yucca Mountain

Blog entry by Justin | 31 October, 2008

Whenever he campaigns in Nevada, republican presidential candidate John McCain works hard to avoid any mention the state’s Yucca Mountain project. The nuclear waste repository is yet to be completed and is currently 20 years behind...

23 Greenpeace activists blockade tar sands operation

Feature story | 1 October, 2009 at 0:00

'Dying for climate leadership' - is the message 23 Greenpeace activists, from Canada, France, Germany and Brazil, took to the heart of Canada’s deadly tar sands development today. Shutting down a conveyor belt in an open pit mine, they renewed...

Avatar for the Oscar

Blog entry by laurak | 5 March, 2010 7 comments

Yesterday most of Hollywood picked up the Oscars edition of Variety expecting to see the usual ads sponsored by film production companies, explaining why their film or producer or actor should win the statue - and instead they got...

Reflecting on the first action in the tar sands

Blog entry by laurak | 30 September, 2009 8 comments

Greenpeace activist updates direct from action at tar sands upgrader facility

Blog entry by laurak | 30 September, 2009 17 comments

9:15am local time Greenpeace activists from Germany, France, Brazil and Canada have just entered a Suncor upgrader facility in the tar sands of northern, Alberta and have shut down the conveyer belt of an open pit mining operation.

UN & G20 vs tar sands: battle for our climate

Blog entry by laurak | 24 September, 2009

What a busy - and ironic - week of meetings we are coming to the end of right now. It kicked off with 100 heads of state and government at the UN headquarters in New York, and has now moved on to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - host of the...

Romania and Bulgaria in illegal nuclear state aid accusations

Blog entry by Justin | 25 February, 2009

Time and time again the same questions must be asked: if nuclear power is the miracle its industry and supporters say it is, why must the taxpayer pay its bills, why must its public consultations be rigged, and why must it risk...

Nuclear News for November 12th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 12 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Mlive.com: A radioactive cheese grater at Genesee Township landfill points out toxic dangers from Chinese products ‘According to the state Department of...

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