Letter on the federal government's commitment to ban thermal coal exports

About The Submission: This letter signed by 49 environmental and health organizations, representing nearly three million people across Canada to the Prime Minister. We…Read More


A Plan Green Buildings, Jobs and Prosperity for Ontario: Reducing Carbon Emissions from Fossil Gas

About The Backgrounder: Written by Kent Elson, this plan provides a pathway to reduce carbon emissions from fossil gas (aka “natural gas”) in a…Read More


Submission to the Government of Ontario re: Alternative Low Carbon Fuels

About The Submission: Environmental Defence supports the phasing out of coal use in Ontario. However, we believe the Alternative Fuels regulation creates the potential…Read More


Submission to Finance Canada re: CCUS Consultation

About The Submission: Environmental Defence is deeply concerned with the proposal to introduce a new investment tax credit for carbon capture and storage (CCS)….Read More


Backgrounder: Environmental Priorities for Election 2021

About The Backgrounder: As the country heads towards an election, it has never been clearer to Canadians that the climate crisis is at our…Read More


What makes a strong climate plan?

This election, let’s demand that political leaders do what’s needed to tackle the climate crisis The climate emergency is at our doorstep. From unprecedented…Read More


Canada's State of Climate Action

Canada could be a climate leader but we aren’t 9 out of 10 Canadians think we’re climate leaders. But Canada still hasn’t turned its…Read More


FAQ: Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Canada

About Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Canada It’s been more than 10 years since Canada pledged to end fossil fuel subsidies – and yet public…Read More


Submission on assessing PFAS as a group

About The Submission: This letter provides comments on the notice of intent to address the broad class of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). We…Read More


Carbon capture is not a climate solution

About The Letter: On behalf of our millions of members and supporters across the United States, Canada, and globally, we are writing to express…Read More