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

May 24, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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

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

Apr 19, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

10 Key Considerations for Low-Carbon Communities

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

Apr 17, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

We can have a strong economy and protect the environment...but not the way the Canadian government is doing it

  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

Apr 09, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Carbon pricing has no downside, so why are we still arguing about it?

  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

Apr 06, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Ran Goel wants you to fight climate change by eating better food

  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

Mar 26, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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

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

Mar 23, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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

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

Mar 02, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Cold Weather Cycling: EDC staff give their 5 top tips

When the weather turns colder and the days shorter, a lot of us (understandably) lose our enthusiasm for hopping on a bike and cycling…Read More