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Toronto's waterfront/Photo by Eugene Aikimov on Unsplash
Major urban centres around the world are having honest conversations about the risks of building in flood plains. But not in Toronto.
We’ve already used up a year’s worth of Earth’s resources. And there are five months still to go.
Professor Molly Shoichet in the lab. (Roberta Baker/University of Toronto)
Humans demand progress that can only be achieved through complex, technological means. Shouldn't our elected officials be guided by science?
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!
  • Are Toronto's would-be waterfront condo dwellers being kept in the dark about the flood risks of living near the mo… https://t.co/kxNyOHbdqd 4 weeks 5 days ago
  • ICYMI » UBC researchers explore how we can set aside half the planet's land without compromising our ability to gro… https://t.co/71ih3xApWm 5 weeks 19 hours ago
  • Inside the plan to green Paris schoolyards and open them as community cooling hubs during heat waves. Because in Ju… https://t.co/jhB9F1tBKr 5 weeks 3 days ago