My final report from my assignment in Japan

Nov 17, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Becca Williams, an arts undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia with a passion for storytelling and…Read More


2014 Annual Report: Celebrating 30 Years of Action

Nov 13, 2014 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

This past year was a busy one at Environmental Defence. We hosted a celebration of closing polluting coal plants with Al Gore, hosted a…Read More


Recap of Day 1 of a Young Reporter's Assignment in Japan

Nov 11, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Becca Williams, an arts undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia with a passion for storytelling and…Read More


A Canadian Young Reporter receives an incredible assignment in Japan

Nov 06, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Becca Williams, an arts undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia with a passion for storytelling and…Read More


Energy East mega-pipeline could bring oil spills to a river near you

Nov 06, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

TransCanada just filed an application for the largest, longest tar sands pipeline in the world. If built, the project would carry 1.1 million barrels…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


Investing in the dirtiest, most expensive oil carries financial risks

Nov 05, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about the risky nature of investing in the tar sands. That’s not surprising given how expensive it…Read More


Ontario introduces stronger protection against invasive species

Nov 05, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Great Lakes

Anyone who’s grown up around the Great Lakes knows the impact invasive species like Purple Loosetrife, the Zebra Mussel, and the Sea Lamprey have…Read More


New scientific report on climate change: Hard to believe it made me feel hopeful

Nov 03, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

The world’s leading authority on climate change just released its scientific assessment of global climate change. The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…Read More


Canadian youth on international litter less assignment in Portugal

Oct 30, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

Greetings from beautiful Cascais, Portugal! I have traveled to the other side of the Atlantic Ocean with 10 Canadian students, who are in Grade…Read More