Current Events

Smokestacks near Edmonton, AB. (Photo by Bill Burris. 2013.) CC A-SA
Ontario may have signalled an end to its cap-and-trade program, but the idea can still win popular support nationally...if Ottawa cuts every Canadian a cheque.
Plastic waste on a beach in Malaysia. (epSos.de. 2011) CC BY2
The planet is drowning in single-use plastic. Here's how Canada is fighting back.
Riverfront Ave during Calgary flood. 2013 (Ryan L.C. Quan) CC BY-SA 3.0
Latest report on Canada's climate resiliency shows need to focus on protecting human health and learning from northern Indigenous methods of adaptation.
Doug Ford addresses supporters in Sudbury. May 2018. (Doug Ford.) CC A-SA
Premier-designate Doug Ford has moved quickly and, in some cases, quietly, to begin undoing small-scale programs to help Ontarians save money and reduce GHGs.
Toxicologist returns for book launch and fundraiser in support of the Paris Pit appeal
Waterloo Unlimited, an innovative program to empower secondary school students, educates the change-makers of tomorrow.
A University of Waterloo study uses a citizen photography exercise to investigate urban change and its impacts in Downtown Kitchener.
A\J’s long-time staffer Marcia Ruby visits Jeff Stager’s CKMS Agriculture show – 102.7 on your FM band
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 24-30, 2016!
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 18-23, 2016!
A\J visited the apiaries at RARE in Cambridge, Ontario to learn about bees and tips on how to help them. Click through for tips on what you can do to help our bee communities thrive!
a sheep standing on a mountain-side road with a camera on its back
Environmental news headlines for the week of July 10-17, 2016!