Environment

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Canada is the only G7 country that is still emitting GHG emissions way above 1990 levels at 21% more. Compare that to the US which is on par with its 1990... more
fracking
Natural Gas
Goldboro
climate change
Environment
cdnpoli
nspoli
While mankind’s relatives have been around for about six million years, the modern form of man has only been around for about 200,000 years. Thanks to the... more
The Future
Life
humanity
Environment
oil and gas
oceans
Agriculture
bycatch
Canada's continent-spanning forest used to remove massive amounts of CO2 from the air each year. It was a hugely valuable "carbon sink", slowing the pace of... more
climate change
carbon sink
CO2
trees
Environment
cdnpoli
Pesticides harmful to people and the environment will be exempt from a proposed overhaul to Canada’s primary environmental law that will impose more stringent... more
Environment
chemicals
pesticides
Round Up
Canadian Environmental Protection Act
cdnpoli
Hot off the press is a book on Gatineau Park that promises to rattle the NCC’s cage and the status quo—it may even wake up Canada’s sleeping parliamentarians... more
Gatineau Park
Michael Lait
Tobi Nussbaum
Marc Seaman
National Capital Act
Anita Anand
Failure of Parliament
Senate of Canada
Public Services and Procurement Canada
I’m here on January 17, 2021 on Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island), Nova Scotia and looking at my very accurate outdoor thermometer that says it is 11 degrees... more
climate change
Green energy
Life
Environment
When we lived in the arctic during the 1970s and 80s I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time out on the land with the Inuit. Living beside Moonshine... more
Polar bears
climate change
Environment
Arctic
James Raffan
Paul Strome
fossil fuels
coal
Nova Scotia
cdnpoli
Dear Minister Clark, Please accept this letter as my resignation from the Greenbelt Council, effective immediately.  I have thoroughly enjoyed the opprotunity... more
ONPoli
Greenbelt
Environment
Conservation
The City of Ottawa has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions inventories in the lead-up to the December 15, 2020 meeting of the Standing Committee of... more
ottpoli
climate change
Environment
Ecology Ottawa
Ottawa City Hall
Seven members of the Ontario government's Greenbelt Council resigned over the weekend in protest of Premier Doug Ford's moves to limit the power of... more
ONPoli
Environment
Greenbelt
As of Sunday, around 4 million acres have been scorched by wildfires in California, Washington and Oregon. These fires are a reminder that for all our... more
cdnpoli
climate change
Environment
Next week, the Planning Committee of City Council has a big decision to make that will shape how Ottawa grows between now and 2046 through its new official... more
Ottawa
Planning
cities
Sustainability
greenspace
Environment
Ottcity
ottpoli
        Dear Minister Yurek, I am writing to express my concern about the Government of Ontario's decision to temporarily exempt all ministries from the... more
ONPoli
Environment
Development
Green Party of Ontario
Mike Schreiner
(Ottawa) – Today, Jim Watson presented the draft 2019 City of Ottawa budget. The most notable aspect of this budget is what it did not say. In Jim Watson’s... more
Mayor Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
2019 Municipal Budget
Ecology Ottawa
climate change
Environment
Ottcity
ottpoli
The NCC’s January 24th board meeting illustrated why Gatineau Park is an ongoing administrative nightmare. A number of questionable statements were made and... more
cdnpoli
Gatineau Park
Environment
Tobi Nussbaum
Gatineau Park Master Plan
qcpoli

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