Current Events

Shoreline of the Shell Albian Oil Sands tailings pond, near Fort McKay. © Ian Wi
Dan Beare asks Bernard Fleet how we can expedite Canada’s (inevitable) transition to a low-carbon economy.
Andrew Reeves reports on new changes to Ontario's Greenbelt legislation including the Urban River Valley designation and the first expansion of the Greenbelt since its formation in 2005.
Exploring successful LCA applications—from beer bottles to those new polymer banknotes.
100+ former Rangers gather to fight the cancellation of the Ranger Program, citing its benefits to both youth and northern communities.
Deciphering the MINDSPACE report, which connects behavioural economics to public policy making—and tests out one of its recommendations.
The mini-documentary Living Democracy from the Ground Up uses the struggle to protect BC's Fish Lake from the New Prosperity mine to demonstrate the real impacts of environmental laws.
The disappointing conclusion of the climate negotiations in Doha and the promise of the global climate justice movement.
A look at the need for lifecycle analysis policy in Canada – and provides a holiday-themed example.
The success of the 25-year-old Niagara River Remedial Action Plan.
Opposition to the project is up to 60% in BC, thanks in part to Enbridge's own ads.
Experience in Ontario and New York State shows offshore development is not a priority.
Fuel-efficient vehicle discounts for the London Congestion Charge might lower emissions, but not congestion. Julia Hawthornthwaite reports from London, England on the tighter requirements.
Youth delegate Alana Westwood apologizes for Canada at COP18 in Doha, Qatar.
Canadian youth delegate Alana Westwood reports from COP18 in Doha, Qatar.
Hamilton, Ontario
Dan Beare talks with Brian Montgomery, Air Quality and Climate Change Coordinator for the City of Hamilton, about this week’s Liveable Cities Forum.
Will this year’s strange weather and Hurricane Sandy finally trigger a turning point in climate policy?
Andrew Reeves mines the recommendations of the Canadian International Council’s Resource Report.
In London, England, they (gasp!) don’t charge for plastic bags!
Looking at the impacts of Ontario Provincial Park cuts with Kapuskasing mayor Alan Spacek, including reduced tourism and increased risk of forest fires and dumping on Crown land.
Shedding light on the comprehensive new agreement between federal and provincial governments.
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