Dec 27, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What’s in store for 2020? Here are our predictions for next year’s biggest environmental news stories

2019 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: UN scientists took off the gloves on their warnings to us about…Read More


Mar 04, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


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

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


Feb 05, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Jan 09, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Dec 03, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Nov 20, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Nov 12, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Aug 30, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Jun 20, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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