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Five things you need to know about cap-and-trade

Apr 29, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Now that Ontario has announced it’s going to put a price on carbon by implementing a cap-and-trade program, there have been a lot of…Read More


It’s official: Ontario takes climate action, commits to cap-and-trade system

Apr 14, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

We know that urgent climate action is needed. That’s why 25,000 people took to the streets of Quebec City this week. And that’s why…Read More


50 plus organizations unite to support climate action in Ontario

Apr 08, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Ontario is already a leader on climate action. Now the province is ready to go further. Some months ago, the province committed to developing…Read More


Clean Water and a Clean Economy: We need both

Mar 20, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Great Lakes

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week, we’re posting a new blog that will explore how…Read More


Ontario faces its climate challenge

Feb 12, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Today Ontario released its climate change discussion paper and restarted a critical conversation about our province’s future. It’s clear that climate action is needed…Read More


The Greatest Canadian Migration – the Tar Sands Pipeline (wink)

Jan 16, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

We all need a good dose of sarcasm from time to time. We know that Canada’s tar sands are no laughing matter. They’re the…Read More


Piloting Green Gravel

Jan 12, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Smart Growth

When we and our partners set out to create a new set of rules to guide socially and environmentally responsible gravel pits and quarries,…Read More


Why we want to pop Canada's carbon bubble

Nov 21, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

On November 27th, 6 pm, Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute are hosting a free public talk about Canada’s carbon bubble. Come join us. …Read More


Will Ontario miss the boat on energy conservation?

Nov 19, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Energy conservation is the cheapest and easiest way to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Research shows that reducing energy use creates jobs, increases our GDP,…Read More


Survey Says... wind farms don’t hurt people’s health. But some people find them annoying.

Nov 06, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

We now have another study that confirms that there are no health impacts associated with living near wind farms. The study, conducted by Health…Read More


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