Apr 07, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Clean Drinking Water: More Important than Dirty Oil

Like most Canadians, I’m so used to turning on the tap and taking a sip of water that I don’t even think about what…Read More

Mar 29, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Ontario’s Green Investment Fund: A down payment on climate action

Last fall, Ontario announced the creation of a $325 million Green Investment Fund (GIF), which would fight climate change and create jobs. It was…Read More

Mar 29, 2016 / Climate Change

How will a warming climate impact water in Canada?

At Environmental Defence, we work hard to safeguard Canada’s water as well as our shared climate. This World Water Week, we wanted to take…Read More

Mar 21, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Is a carbon pricing consensus coalescing in Canada?

Economists and environmentalists alike have stated for years that one of the most cost-effective ways to cut carbon pollution is to put a price…Read More

Mar 15, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

First Ministers’ meeting paves the way for strong climate action...if the Prime Minister seizes it

The recent meeting in Vancouver between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers showed that there is the potential for strong, comprehensive action on…Read More

Feb 27, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Ontario's new budget locks in climate action

Ontario has taken its most significant step yet in tackling climate change and building a low-carbon economy. Meeting emission reduction targets along with a…Read More

Feb 23, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Skate to where the puck is going this RRSP season

This is a guest blog by Jonathan Lo, MBA, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist at AGF Investments Inc., who works on AGF’s North American…Read More

Feb 18, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Guest

Greetings from California, where cap-and-trade is working

This is a guest blog by Dave Welch, the President of Infinera Corporation, a California based technology company, and Peter Miller, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources…Read More

Feb 04, 2016 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Get outta my dreams, Get into my (electric) car

An electric vehicle (EV) future might seem like a far-away dream. But with the right investments, smart policies and clever design, we can get…Read More

Jan 29, 2016 / Climate Change

More Conservation, Less Pollution. Hurray!

Last week, we chalked up a win on climate change in Ontario. It’s not the kind of thing that grabs headlines. It’s likely that…Read More