A Kinder Morgan bailout would be a reckless use of public money

Apr 20, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Fossil Fuel Subsidies

The federal government announced on Sunday that it would provide a financial guarantee to ensure the risky Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline gets built….Read More


10 Key Considerations for Low-Carbon Communities

Apr 19, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Digital Engagement Manager)

Categories: Uncategorized

Rodney Wilts is a partner at Windmill Development Group, an Ontario-based urban development group with a very special business ethos.  Windmill builds homes, offices,…Read More


We can have a strong economy and protect the environment...but not the way the Canadian government is doing it

Apr 17, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Last week we published a report laying out important research from two leading economists showing that Canada can meet or exceed our commitments…Read More


What the frack?! Canada wants to exempt tar sands and fracking from environmental assessment

Apr 16, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

The federal government wants to exempt some of the highest-carbon energy projects in Canada—in situ tar sands and fracking—from undergoing a federal environmental assessment….Read More


A win for Endangered Species! Town charged for destruction of piping plover habitat at Sauble Beach

Apr 16, 2018 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Great Lakes

Edit: This blog has been updated with the date of the Town’s court hearing.   After a thirty year absence, and decades of important…Read More


Carbon pricing has no downside, so why are we still arguing about it?

Apr 09, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Two new reports from the Clean Economy Alliance lend even more support to the growing evidence from economists and scientists that carbon pricing…Read More


Ran Goel wants you to fight climate change by eating better food

Apr 06, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Digital Engagement Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  You won’t find many investment bankers who would trade their lucrative careers to grow vegetables, but that’s exactly what Ran Goel did.  Moving…Read More


C-minus: Federal environmental law reform bill misses the mark

Apr 05, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Bill C-69 was introduced in February by the federal government to overhaul Canada’s environmental assessment laws and energy project review process. This is a…Read More


Get Involved - 11 Actions You Can Take to Fight Climate Change

Mar 29, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Digital Engagement Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

So you’ve chosen to act on climate change. Great! Now what?  This list contains 11 actions that you can take to make a difference…Read More


First Waukesha, now Racine. Another Wisconsin town wants to take water out of the Great Lakes.

Mar 27, 2018 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Wisconsin is bending over backwards to get Foxconn – a multinational technology manufacturing company – to set up shop in their backyard. To attract…Read More


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