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Bankers to be grilled on greenwash

UPDATE (May 16): The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development has officially summoned bank CEOs to appear before them on June 13! The CEOs initially declined the invitation to answer questions related to the committee’s investigation into the environmental and climate impacts of the financial system and want to send […]

Shell’s flagship carbon capture project sold $200M of ‘phantom’ emissions credits: Greenpeace report

TORONTO — Shell’s flagship carbon capture project has made over $200 million (CAD) selling emissions credits for reductions that never happened, according to a new investigative report Selling Hot Air from Greenpeace Canada. [1] The findings come as Canadian oil sands companies advertise carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a solution to oil sands pollution, […]

As international plastics treaty negotiations conclude in Ottawa, fight over domestic regulation rages on

Health and enviro groups join appeal to protect feds’ ability to combat plastics pollution crisis  OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – After a decision from the Federal Court late last year upended Canada’s efforts to regulate plastic pollution, the legal fight is set to continue. The case is headed to the Federal Court […]

INC-4: Plastics talks in Ottawa end on a disappointing note under compromised Canadian leadership

OTTAWA – Late on Monday night, the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) for a Global Plastics Treaty ended with world governments failing to agree on the inclusion of any reference to plastic production or polymers in intersessional work, despite strong support by various countries, scientists and civil society groups. While Canada supported […]

INC-4: Greenpeace hangs a banner on Mackenzie King Bridge, urging delegates to put people over plastic

OTTAWA — Twenty-four hours before the end of the negotiations for a Plastics Treaty at the fourth Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4), Greenpeace Canada activists hung a banner on the Mackenzie King Bridge, right next to the Shaw Center, where world delegations are gathered. The fourteen meters banner read “People over polluters: Cut plastic production now!” […]

INC-4: Greenpeace reacts to Minister Guilbeault undermining ambition during Plastics Treaty talks in Ottawa

OTTAWA – In response to Minister Guilbeault declaring “a cap on plastic production may be too complicated” at the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4), Sarah King, Head of Plastics & Oceans at Greenpeace Canada, said:  “At a time when we need clear leadership from Canada, we are watching Minister Guilbeault publicly waffle back and forth […]

Resolute and Greenpeace Parties Announce the Conclusion of Long-Running Litigations

Today, 26 April 2024, Resolute Forest Products, Greenpeace, Inc., Greenpeace Fund, Inc., and Greenpeace International announced that they have resolved Resolute Forest Products, Inc. et al. v. Greenpeace International et al., No. 3:17-cv-02824-JST (N.D. Cal. 2016). Resolute Forest Products and Greenpeace Canada also announced that they have resolved Resolute Forest Products, Inc. et al. v. […]

Greenpeace ramps up pressure on UN delegates to cut plastic production, by delivering a “Global Plastics Factory”

OTTAWA — As a new day of negotiations begins at the fourth Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) in Ottawa, Greenpeace Canada delivered a 20-foot “Global Plastics Factory” to the doorstep of the Shaw Center, where the talks on a Global Plastics Treaty are taking place. By presenting a “trailer” of what happens when the global plastic […]

🚨 Live Updates from INC4: People vs Plastic

Please note: this page is being updated daily. The most recent updates are at the top and you are going back in time as you scroll down. From April 23-29, Ottawa are hosting the fourth of five UN negotiations for a Global Plastics Treaty (INC-4). The first three rounds were chaotic and dominated by Big […]