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Arin de Hoog

Arin de Hoog is from Ottawa, Canada. Trained as a financial journalist, he has worked as a producer, reporter and announcer for a variety of radio stations.

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  • Greenpeace at London Climate March Greenpeace activists at the People's Climate March in London, UK. 09/21/2014 © John Cobb / Greenpeace

    Yesterday, over half a million people in 160 countries across the world marched against climate change. What clearer signal can there be to policy leaders that they need to either lead or get out of the way?

    Leading means using tomorrow’s climate s... Read more >

  • The Dirtiest Ark

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 4 July, 2014 at 15:14

    Action at Eugenio Montale Coal Power Plant in ItalyActivists climb an Enel coal rig in the harbour of the Eugenio Montale Coal Power Plant, demanding EU Council move away from dirty and unsafe energy policies and into renewable energies as Italy takes on the Council presidency in July. Greenpeace sends a message to the EU Council Summit in Brussels: "The problem, the solution: we have the choice!"06/25/2014 © Francesco Alesi / Greenpeace

    People tend to forget that coal’s reach goes far beyond the place where it is mined. How its harmful emissions don’t just reach across the sky, but its product also moves across our oceans and seas.

    The World Coal Association claims that “seaborne ... Read more >

  • Volume is the catalyst

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 5 June, 2014 at 16:28 1 comment

    Let's face it; people tend to get edgy when the US is mentioned. Often people wish, many of them Americans, that whatever the US does, could they just do it quietly.

    But there's something to be said for volume.

    For example, the world couldn't help b... Read more >

  • Choices, voices and being heard

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 22 August, 2013 at 15:27 1 comment

    Every day we have to make choices. For many, the choice is whether or not to do something to protect our environment.

    For a few of us, there is no choice at all. We do what we have to do to tell the world that there are wrongs that need to be made r... Read more >

  • The tiny island of Koh Samet is home to long pale beaches, forests and beautiful geography, but the fine, white sands of this Thai island and the clear blue waters that surround it have been turned sticky and black by crude oil spilled from a pipeline... Read more >

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