Access all of our webinars on a range of topics featuring Environmental Defence’s experts and guest speakers.

The Story of Plastics Q&A - June 4, 2020

Environmental Defence's Executive Director Tim Gray, Plastics Program Manager Ashley Wallis, and Toxics Program Manager Muhannad Malas chat about the documentary The Story of Plastic, the current problem of plastic pollution in Canada, and some solutions.

Environmental Defence's Executive Director Tim Gray, Plastics Program Manager Ashley Wallis, and Toxics Program Manager Muhannad Malas  ...

The Recovery Series: April 9 - May 28, 2020

The first session of our new Recovery Series with Executive Director Tim Gray and Fatima Crerar, VP of Strategy and Partnerships at The Atmospheric Fund. In these unprecedented times, humanity is at a fork in the road that can take us into two very different futures: planet-wrecking with short-term recovery that entrenches the biggest polluting industries, or long-term resilience that sets the pathway for a sustainable decade ahead.

The first session of our new Recovery Series with Executive Director Tim Gray and Fatima Crerar, VP of Strategy and Partnerships at The  ...

The second episode of The Recovery Series with Executive Director - Tim Gray, our Climate and Energy Program Manager - Julia Levin and the CEO of Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation - Matt Jamieson. With oil prices facing a dive, we will dig into national climate policies that could help pivot the COVID-19 crisis into transformative change for both our economy and the planet.

The second episode of The Recovery Series with Executive Director - Tim Gray, our Climate and Energy Program Manager - Julia Levin and the ...

In the 3rd episode of The Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray was joined by our Plastics Program Manager Ashley Wallis and Reloop CEO Clarissa Morawski. They discussed how the plastics industry is using this pandemic to promote their agenda, and why, more than ever, Canada needs to go all-in on the Circular Economy.

In the 3rd episode of The Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray was joined by our Plastics Program Manager Ashley Wallis and ...

In the 4th episode of The Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray was joined by our Toxics Program Manager Muhannad Malas and Health Science Professor Dr. Bruce Lanphear. They discussed why stronger toxics and pollution laws are urgently needed and how disease prevention can save tens of billions of dollars that can be re-invested in healthcare and cleaner production.

In the 4th episode of The Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray was joined by our Toxics Program Manager Muhannad Malas and  ...

In the 5th episode of The Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray was joined by our Clean Economy Program Manager Sarah Buchanan and author and renewable energy expert Ketan Joshi. They discussed the outdated myths found in the film Planet Of The Humans and provided up-to-date facts about renewable energy and climate change solutions.

In the 5th episode of The Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray was joined by our Clean Economy Program Manager Sarah  ...

This week is our second look at the Green Recovery after COVID-19. Last episode, we debunked the myths about renewable energy, and now we explore how we can make the green recovery a reality for Canada. Allie Rougeot from Fridays for Future, and Keith Brooks, Program Director at Environmental Defence Canada look at how we can make the new sustainable economy the only choice for politicians. What kind of movement is necessary to drive this change when most of the public is quarantined at home?

This week is our second look at the Green Recovery after COVID-19. Last episode, we debunked the myths about renewable energy ...

In the 7th and final episode of the Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray and Water Program Manager Kelsey Scarfone were joined by Anastasia Lintner from the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA). The three of them discussed the current threats and opportunities for our Great Lakes, including high water levels, the looming threat of algae blooms and the need to invest in resilience.

In the 7th and final episode of the Recovery Series, our Executive Director Tim Gray and Water Program Manager Kelsey Scarfone were ...

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