Aly Hyder Ali

Program Manager, Oil and Gas

Aly was born in Karachi, Pakistan, where his love for the environment was sparked through family trips to parks and beaches, and spending time observing urban wildlife. This initial spark grew into a passionate desire to protect the environment, along with the people and wildlife that rely on it, once he moved to Canada in 2004. Following that passion, Aly graduated from a joint degree-diploma program in Environmental Sciences from Fleming College and Trent University. Aly’s background is in organizing and advocating for environmental protection, and he spent 3 years with Nature Canada where he helped shape the efforts to certify 16 cities in Canada as Bird Friendly Cities. In his free time, you can find Aly hiking around Gatineau and Ottawa with his two huskies, or gardening with his son.

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May 10, 2023

Protecting the Environment and the Economy – the Emissions Cap Can Do it All

Did you know that oil and gas emissions are the largest and fastest growing source…

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Apr 04, 2023

Statement on the federal government’s response to RNNR committee recommendations on the proposed cap on oil and gas emissions

Statement by Aly Hyder Ali, Oil and Gas Program Manager, Environmental Defence Ottawa | Traditional,…

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Mar 24, 2023

The journey to a climate-safe future needs a proper roadmap

The world is moving away from fossil fuels. With renewable energy, like solar and wind,…

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Feb 23, 2023

Statement on InfluenceMap’s report on Canada’s oil & gas industry undermining climate policy

Statement by Aly Hyder Ali, Oil and Gas Program Manager, Environmental Defence Ottawa | Traditional,…

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Feb 14, 2023

We need to limit ever growing oil and gas emissions

We are in the midst of a climate crisis – that much is certain. Gone…

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Jan 18, 2023

Climate Action or Greenwashing: How to look past the fluff in “Net-zero strategies”

With the growing urgency to address climate change, governments and companies are developing “net-zero” strategies…

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Dec 09, 2022

The journey to a climate-safe future for all does not include fossil fuels

Next year, the Canada Energy Regulator, is poised to release a net-zero modeling in their…

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Nov 08, 2022

82,622 people in Canada call for the federal government to rein in Big Oil’s climate pollution

Organizations delivered petitions to the Prime Minister’s Office today, asking that the federal government follow…

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