Bill C-69, overhaul of energy project review process, one step closer to becoming law

Jun 21, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Wednesday, the House of Commons passed legislation that could improve Canada’s environmental laws and the energy project review process. In 2012, the previous government…Read More


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

Jun 20, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Premier-designate Doug Ford has promised to “scrap the carbon tax.” This promise has raised important concerns about how this will be achieved, and…Read More


5 Reasons Why Alberta Methane Regulations Don’t Cut It

May 31, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

  New analysis shows that Alberta’s draft methane regulations will achieve less than half of Alberta’s methane reduction goal. In fact, as our joint…Read More


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

May 24, 2018 by Allen Braude (Communications Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

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


It's time we stop wasting methane

May 17, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Have you heard about methane?   Methane is the main component of natural gas – the gas that heats our homes and creates 40…Read More


Everything you wanted to know about carbon pricing but were afraid to ask

May 16, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  As part of the efforts to combat climate change, governments around the world are putting a price on carbon, making polluters pay for…Read More


Now all of Canada’s federal parties say they will reach our international climate targets. The question is how.

May 11, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

In a CTV interview last week, federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer promised Canadians that his party will develop a detailed and meaningful climate change…Read More


Canada passes first-ever emissions regulations for oil and gas companies

Apr 30, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  This is a big deal. For the first time in Canadian history, oil and gas companies will be regulated for their carbon emissions….Read More


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