Clean Economy / Climate Change / Mar 04, 2019

Why Ontario needs to get serious about climate change

  Did you know that Ontario is Canada’s second-biggest carbon polluter? This means that Ontario has the power to either accelerate Canada’s efforts to…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Movement Building / Feb 27, 2019

My trip to Florida in an electric vehicle

My partner and I took our first road trip to Florida this winter. We usually spend the cold, snowy months at home taking in…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Feb 05, 2019

Why we’re going to court over carbon pricing

  Ontario and Saskatchewan are investing millions of public dollars into a legal battle to block the federal government from implementing a Nobel-prize-winning policy…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jan 09, 2019

Four ways cars are getting more climate-friendly

  Driving creates a lot more carbon pollution than you think. On top of releasing harmful emissions like nitrogen oxides that increase respiratory ailments…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Dec 03, 2018

Ontario's new climate change plan gets a failing grade

After axing most of the province’s programs that reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution, the Ontario government’s promised plan to address climate change has finally…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Nov 20, 2018

Ontario has strong tools available to act on climate change. It's time to use them.

  If you could write an entirely new climate change plan from scratch, what would you include? Since Ontario’s government is cooking up a…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Nov 12, 2018

Federal funds could help shore up Ontario’s flagging climate change action

  Good news arrived last week for climate change action in Ontario. Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna just announced a plan to give $420…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Aug 30, 2018

Is there a better way to cut natural gas bills in Ontario?

Ontario’s move to cut cap-and-trade costs from natural gas bills arrived with great fanfare yesterday. On closer inspection, it’s mostly hot air. This action…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jun 20, 2018

What you need to know about Ontario’s carbon pricing drama

The following blog was written in response to events in Ontario in summer 2018. For an update on current climate change action in Ontario,…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / May 24, 2018

It’s fast, healthy and fun: Why we love to bike to work

It comes as no surprise that many staff at Environmental Defence ride a bike to work. Some do it when the weather is warmer….Read More