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Another historic day in the battle to stop the tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | 23 November, 2015 1 comment

Today people slowed the beast again but this time we did it at the source. After a string of pipeline victories and over a decade of campaigning on at least three different continents, the Alberta government has finally put a limit...

Activists stop climate crime in the tar sands

Feature story | 19 September, 2009 at 2:00

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.

Message to Obama: Climate leaders don’t buy tar sands

Press release | 15 September, 2009 at 19:32

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada - 15 September 2009 - As Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper prepares to meet US President Barack Obama in Washington, 25 Greenpeace activists from Canada, the US, and France have blocked a mining operation at...

Tar sands destruction hits home, but the world stands UP!

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | 20 June, 2011 5 comments

The impact of Canada's tar sands really hit home for me last month, when a pipeline ruptured, in what was one of the largest oil spills in Alberta’s history only 7 km from where my family lives. Over 28,000 barrels of oil from a...

Tar sands

Image | 14 September, 2009 at 4:56

Destructive, deadly and a climate crime - welcome to the tar sands!

Reflecting on the first action in the tar sands

Blog entry by laurak | 30 September, 2009 8 comments

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...

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...

Don’t believe the hype

Blog entry by Justin | 6 November, 2008

And while the Nuclear Energy Institute’s president and chief executive officer, Frank L. (Skip) Bowman is boasting about nuclear energy being ‘reliable’ and ‘affordable’, another nuclear reactor project is revising its costs . Duke...

Activists demand: 'Separate oil and state' from top of iconic tower in Calgary, Canada

Image | 4 August, 2010 at 16:16

August 3, 2010: In the heart of Canada’s oil industry activists hang a huge 8 x 15 metre banner from the top of the 190-metre-tall iconic Calgary Tower. The banner reads “Separate Oil and State” and highlights the need to sever the cozy...

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