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Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | 14 May, 2009 at 0:00

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

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...

Obama stands up to Big Oil and polluter politicians

Blog entry by Phil Radford, Daryl Hannah | 19 January, 2012 6 comments

Yesterday, President Obama stood up to Big Oil and its puppets in the US Congress, denying a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This is encouraging news for the communities whose air and water would have been directly...

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.

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...

The mysterious ways of nuclear reactor construction

Blog entry by Justin | 11 November, 2008 1 comment

Even away from its culture of cover-up and lack of transparency in its dealings, the nuclear industry is one wrapped in riddles, mystery, and wonder. The unanswered questions stretch on as far as the eye can see. Tom Burke, of the...

#climateaction now

Blog entry by laurak | 3 October, 2009 28 comments

Updates from action at tar sands upgrader expansion site : 5:00am local time - Sunday Oct 4 After occupying the expansion site of a Shell tar sands upgrader for 24 hours all Greenpeace activists have now been removed from the...

Anti-nuclear activism: jellyfish stand up to be counted

Blog entry by Justin | 13 November, 2008 1 comment

Well, they’re not standing up exactly, being jellyfish, but they’re certainly being counted. Late last month, the staff at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California found out just what happens when jellyfish attack … 'An...

No redemption

Blog entry by laurak | 29 September, 2009 6 comments

During our action in the tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada last week we were running a Twitter and comment feed on the Stop the Tar Sands landing page - so that while people watched the live video feed of our activists they...

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