Issues

The Price of Power in Ontario Learn more about the role of nuclear power in Ontario electricity rate increases: article, reports, and A PETITION TO CLOSE THE AGING PICKERING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT June 6, 2017
GRAVEL PITS AND LOCAL PLANNING BOARDS A local controversy regarding a gravel pit highlights concerns surrounding decision-making by local planning boards for projects that can have major impacts for nearby residents and the environment. May 22, 2017
Something to Think About Are people hard-wired to ignore climate change? Board member Lucy LaFramboise writes a review of the book "Don't even think about it". May 1, 2017
Precious Water Board member Scott Harris asks,"How much usuable water do we have?" April 21, 2017
Carbon Offset Credits Environment North submitted comments to the Ontario Cap and Trade Program: Offsets Credits Regulatory Proposal. January 31, 2017
Fossil Fuels 101 Lessons on the Carbon Cycle and what you might share with an ancient sea slug... January 31, 2017
New report by Oil Change International "Climate on the Line: Why new tar sands pipelines are incompatible with Paris goals" January 22, 2017
New report by the Parkland Institute Can Canada Expand Oil and Gas Production, Build Pipelines and Keep Its Climate Change Commitments? November 1, 2016
Science and the Internet This article by Environment North board member Scott Harris discusses fact and fiction on the Internet. October 1, 2016
After the Sands Dr. Gordon Laxer was the guest speaker at the 2016 Environment North Annual General Meeting on May 11, 2016. This article by Environment North president Graham Saunders outlines the context for the presentation. Dr. Laxer's recent book "After the Sands, Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians" portrays a future that phases out Canada's role as fossil fuel energy exporter. May 12, 2016