Climate Change / Feb 27, 2020

The Ontario government’s post-truth war on climate change

Since gaining office a year and a half ago, the Ontario government has taken a post-truth approach to climate change: they say what they…Read More


Climate Change / Feb 19, 2020

Bison, birds and boreal: How Teck’s Frontier Mine will damage Alberta’s wildlife and ecosystems

The federal government is currently considering whether to reject or approve Teck’s proposed Frontier Oilsands Mine. This large open pit bitumen mine will have…Read More


Climate Change / Feb 13, 2020

Federal Cabinet should help Albertans. Rejecting the Teck Frontier mine is step one.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says that approving the Teck mine will be an economic boon, but is that the case? Let’s dig into this…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 31, 2020

Are big polluters getting a huge break in some provinces?

Big industrial polluters create a huge amount of Canada’s carbon emissions. The oil and gas industry alone is the single biggest source of polluting…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 15, 2020

Pickering scare raises questions about the future of Ontario's electricity supply

Were you one of the millions of people who got a literal wake-up call on Sunday when your phone buzzed with a warning about…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 14, 2020

8 Reasons To Reject Teck’s Massive New Tar Sands Mine

As the new decade starts, the federal government is facing an important test of its resolve on climate action: whether to approve or reject…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 06, 2020

What if limiting new fossil fuel supply is more important than reducing the emissions produced when we burn them?

International conversations and agreements concerning climate change have historically focused on limiting carbon emissions from household or business uses. This makes sense as cars,…Read More


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

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


Climate Change / Dec 10, 2019

With the arrival of Ministers today, will we see more ambition at this year’s UN climate talks?

As a newbie to the UN climate negotiations, I entered COP25 (the 25 Conference of the Parties) last week bright-eyed and full of hope….Read More


Climate Change / Dec 04, 2019

Ontario’s Auditor General slams the province’s weak climate change plan

The Auditor General’s 2019 Annual Report confirms that Ontario’s climate change plan is too weak to meet its own emissions reduction targets and is…Read More