What the media is missing about the new IPCC report: We shouldn’t give up.

Oct 15, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  Last week the most esteemed climate scientists in the world unveiled a new report that laid out the global impacts that we should…Read More


Beyond “Hothouse Earth”: Mourning is part of climate action, but then you have to get up again

Sep 25, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  A friend from British Columbia was in Ottawa for work recently. Pretty quickly the conversation came around to the summer of forest fires…Read More


If you care about climate change you should care about methane

Sep 06, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  If you care about climate change, you should care about oil and gas methane. If you care about human health, you should care…Read More


Good(ish) news! Our case against Alberta’s leaking tailings ponds will be investigated

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

Categories: Environmental Defence, Toxics

  First the good news. The three NAFTA countries voted unanimously to allow an investigation to go forward on tar sands tailings ponds leaking…Read More


Charities and Public Policy: Answers to your Frequently Asked Questions

Jul 17, 2018 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence

You may have seen that a small anti-poverty charity, Canada Without Poverty, won a landmark court challenge against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding…Read More


Improvements to aggregate practices rely on voluntary efforts from the industry

Jul 06, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Changes in government bring uncertainty, and the aggregate (sand, stone…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


Our case against toxic tailings ponds is in front of NAFTA’s environmental arm right now

May 15, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Environmental Defence, Toxics

We finally may have forced the Canadian government to take its head out of the sand and deal with hazardous waste from the tar…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


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