10 Key Considerations for Low-Carbon Communities

Apr 19, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Communications Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

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


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 (Communications 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 (Communications 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


Interview with the Arkells - award winning musicians and home-grown environmentalists

Mar 26, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Communications Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Juno award-winning artists the Arkells joined the Ontario climate movement to encourage others to think about their impact on the planet.  We caught up…Read More


How Mill Street co-founder Steve Abrams brewed up some big energy savings in his home

Mar 23, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Steve Abrams is the co-founder of Mill Street Brewing, Canada’s largest producer of organic beer. When he and his wife decided to buy a…Read More


New study finds methane gas emissions are 15 times higher than reported by industry

Mar 22, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  Once again, actual measurements at oil and gas facilities show that methane emissions are being massively underreported New research published today in a…Read More


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