Missing the Forest: How Carbon loopholes for logging hinder Canada's climate leadership

About The Report: This report finds that Canada underreports 80 million tonnes of emissions from industrial logging, downplaying the logging industry’s devastating toll on…Read More

Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on the re-introduction of Bill C-230

About The Letter: The Canadian Coalition for Environmental and Climate Justice (CCECJ) and partners sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau with interest in…Read More

2021 Annual Report

This yearwas one thatwe’ll never forget. Climate change, loss of biodiversity, and pollution continued to be in the spotlight. This year also shined a…Read More

Media Backgrounder: Expectations for Canada at COP26

About The Backgrounder: This briefing lays out Environmental Defence’s expectations for Canada at the COP. At any point during those two weeks, Canada can…Read More

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 For 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