Report: Canadians dramatically overestimate the contribution of tar sands to Canadian economy

About The Report: Recent polling by Environics, commissioned by Environmental Defence, shows that the majority of Canadians believe the tar sands economic importance is…Read More


The Environmental Defence Guide to Sunscreen

About The Guide: You slather on sunscreen to prevent getting burned by the sun. But, are you getting burned by toxic sunscreen and misleading…Read More


Guide: Blue Flag Criteria for Marinas

About The Guide: In order for a marina to be awarded a Blue Flag, it must meet strict criteria in the areas of Water…Read More


Report: Alternative Fuel Use in Cement Manufacturing

About The Report: Cement manufacturing is a very emissions-intensive process. If Ontario is to get on track to meet the province’s greenhouse gas reduction…Read More


Report: Reality Check: Climate Change and the Tar Sands

About The Report: Big Oil is spending millions of dollars trying to greenwash the tar sands, Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas pollution….Read More


Report: Transcanada’s Energy East: An Export Pipeline, Not For Domestic Gain

About The Report: TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline is not a made-in-Canada energy solution. As this analysis shows, almost all of Energy East’s crude…Read More


Report: Power Advisory Report: Components of an Ontario Residential Electricity Bill

About The Report: This report was prepared by Power Advisory LLC for Environmental Defence. It breaks down the costs of residential electricity bills from…Read More


Report: Your Home Electricity Bill: A Study on the Costs in Ontario

About The Report: Your Home Electricity Bill: A Study on the Costs in Ontario shows that renewable energy accounts for a relatively small part…Read More


Report: Taking Stock

About The Report: When it comes to toxic chemicals and the cosmetics industry, which companies are making progress and which ones are falling behind?…Read More


Report: Reality Check: Air Pollution and the Tar Sands

About The Report: Big Oil is spending millions of dollars on ads, desperately trying to convince Canadians that the tar sands are not harming…Read More


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