Jan 15, 2020 / Climate Change

Pickering scare raises questions about the future of Ontario's electricity supply

Were you one of the millions of people who got a literal wake-up call on Sunday when your phone buzzed with a warning about…Read More


Jan 14, 2020 / Climate Change

8 Reasons To Reject Teck’s Massive New Tar Sands Mine

As the new decade starts, the federal government is facing an important test of its resolve on climate action: whether to approve or reject…Read More


Jan 06, 2020 / Climate Change

What if limiting new fossil fuel supply is more important than reducing the emissions produced when we burn them?

International conversations and agreements concerning climate change have historically focused on limiting carbon emissions from household or business uses. This makes sense as cars,…Read More


Dec 27, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What’s in store for 2020? Here are our predictions for next year’s biggest environmental news stories

2019 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: UN scientists took off the gloves on their warnings to us about…Read More


Dec 10, 2019 / Climate Change

With the arrival of Ministers today, will we see more ambition at this year’s UN climate talks?

As a newbie to the UN climate negotiations, I entered COP25 (the 25 Conference of the Parties) last week bright-eyed and full of hope….Read More


Dec 04, 2019 / Climate Change

Ontario’s Auditor General slams the province’s weak climate change plan

The Auditor General’s 2019 Annual Report confirms that Ontario’s climate change plan is too weak to meet its own emissions reduction targets and is…Read More


Nov 18, 2019 / Climate Change / Guest

Why are Indigenous rights part of climate action? And other questions about UNDRIP

During the federal election, we asked all candidates to respect and promote the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). We received…Read More


Nov 07, 2019 / Climate Change

30 groups call for Ontario to take serious action on climate change

November 7th, 2019 Dear Members of Provincial Parliament, Welcome back to the legislature. In the months you’ve been away, a lot has happened. An…Read More


Nov 06, 2019 / Climate Change

Instead of fighting carbon pricing, here are five better ways for Ontario to spend $30 million

Premier Ford isn’t giving up on his losing battle against carbon pricing, recently confirming that his government would continue to challenge the federal carbon…Read More


Oct 23, 2019 / Climate Change

Climate Action and the Environment won – that’s the big take away from the 2019 Federal Election

In the 2019 Federal Election, Canadians were divided on which party to vote for, and no party was able to secure a majority. But…Read More