Climate Change

Environmental accountability Read the article "Accountability ensures gov't puts environment work ahead of games" by president Graham Saunders May 18, 2019
Citizen Participation: Bill 4 and Bill 66 Public participation is important and can make a difference. Read the article by board members Karen Peterson and Graham Saunders March 14, 2019
What Makes People Care? What motivates people to make changes? Read the article by board member Scott Harris November 1, 2018
It is not too late to act Local groups submit a summary of the IPCC's latest report to Member of Parliament Patty Hajdu. Eliazabeth May makes a speech in parliament. The time to act together is now. October 26, 2018
Coal plants Shutting down coal plants was not a "waste of money" but achieved a huge reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, reduced toxins and contributed to reduced smog. Former Ontario Environment Commissioner Gord Miller explains... January 20, 2018
Pipeline Proposals The Energy East Pipeline proposal has been cancelled. What is the case for the Kinder-Morgan proposal?
Oil and Fresh Water New research at the Experimental Lakes Area is studying the impact of oil spills in fresh water. November 20, 2017
Act or be Acted Upon Dr. Laxer's new report outlines how the Alberta Tar Sands oil production can be phased out by 2040. November 11, 2017
Studying Permafrost in a Changing Climate On October 23, 2017, Élise Devoie, originally from Thunder Bay, gave a presentation on her permafrost research. Learn more by reading her blog and the Chronicle Journal article by Kerstin Muth. November 1, 2017
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