Environment

Published On: November 27, 2020
OPINION: Two new documents could provide a sense of whether the government is planning for a less climate-hostile future in Ontario.
Published On: November 26, 2020
OPINION: The federal government recently unveiled Bill C-12, which demands that Canada develop targets and plans to get to net-zero emissions by 2050. It’s an important tool — but we need a real plan now.
November 24, 2020
The explorer and best-selling author discusses his book, "Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey Through the Fragile Arctic."
Published On: November 18, 2020
OPINION: According to the auditor general, the province’s environmental performance has been dismal. But the problem doesn’t lie just with the Tories.
Published On: November 16, 2020
Wilds pig carry disease and parasites and can cost billions in damage. So the government has launched a pilot project to investigate and track possible sightings across the province.
Published On: November 16, 2020
OPINION: Young people will get their day in court to hold Ontario to account on behalf of future generations — if the latest Tory defeat holds up.
Published On: October 19, 2020
The former Toronto mayor explains why cities are — and must be — on the front lines of the fight against climate change
Published On: October 05, 2020
EV sales have been up and down in the province — but experts say that they’re poised to accelerate.
Published On: September 29, 2020
OPINION: The Tories made it clear early on that they have no great love for electric cars. Perhaps a billion-dollar investment will change their mind.
September 28, 2020
Botanist and medical biochemist Diana Beresford-Kroeger discusses her book, "To Speak for Trees."
September 04, 2020
What does the hunting season for double-crested cormorants mean for the population of the bird?
August 20, 2020
How can investing in the Great Lakes help Ontario's post-pandemic recover?
Published On: August 20, 2020
Niagara Recycling processes troublesome materials that other facilities won’t and even sells a trademarked recycled product — but new provincial rules threaten its survival.
August 17, 2020
How can Ontario's municipalities improve the blue-box recycling program.
August 13, 2020
Environmentalist Tom Rand discusses his book, "The Case for Climate Capitalism."
Published On: August 13, 2020
An environmentalist reckons with fatherhood — and trying to safeguard the future of both his child and the planet. 
Published On: August 12, 2020
More than one southwestern Ontario park got its start as a dump. Such transformations create havens for nature — but they can come with challenges.
August 06, 2020
From murder hornets to locust swarms, and disease-carrying mosquitoes, we look at how bugs have been wreaking havoc lately.