Environment

Published On: March 30, 2021
OPINION: The Supreme Court has ruled, and a carbon tax could be settled law. Here are the choices Doug Ford is facing now.
Published On: March 26, 2021
OPINION: The Supreme Court has finally delivered its verdict on the federal carbon tax. The result is a total, abject defeat for three provinces and for conservatives generally.
March 23, 2021
A look at the Green New Democratic Deal proposed by the provincial party.
March 23, 2021
Former Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney discusses his book, "Value(s): Building a Better World for All." Then, evaluating the Green New Democratic Deal.
Published On: March 23, 2021
Less than a year ago, Pickering city council voted to request the zoning edict. This week, it voted in favour of asking the government to rescind part of it. So what changed?
Published On: March 08, 2021
With its Green New Democratic Deal, the NDP takes direct aim at the party whose name it will not say.
Published On: March 08, 2021
ANALYSIS: The New Democratic plan contains some measures that would be easy and popular — but it also raises some questions that could prove thorny if the party wins power.
Published On: February 23, 2021
If progressives want more expansive social services, they have to make — and win — the argument for higher taxes on the middle class.
Published On: February 22, 2021
Public-health restrictions have boosted interest in outdoor activity — and experts say that could threaten the health of environmentally sensitive areas.
Published On: February 17, 2021
TVO.org speaks with McMaster prof Ravi Selvaganapathy about how his team is tackling PPE recycling — and the larger issue of sustainability.
Published On: February 17, 2021
With takeout and delivery booming, single-use plastics are becoming an even bigger problem. These Ontario companies think they have a solution.
February 05, 2021
What is the fate of on of Ontario's urban wetlands?
Published On: February 04, 2021
A billionaire and a business-friendly government have set their sights on a provincially significant wetland in Pickering. These advocates are trying to save it — and stop it from becoming a warehouse.
February 02, 2021
What will it take to preserve the health of the Great Lakes?
Published On: February 02, 2021
OPINION: Just like COVID-19, nuclear-waste disposal will affect some populations more than others. Their voices need to be heard.
Published On: January 28, 2021
Agenda guest Ron Deibert, of U of T’s Citizen Lab, looks at the negative impact the internet is having on our climate.
Published On: January 26, 2021
OPINION: The Trans Mountain expansion will probably be built. But people hoping for a long-term rebound in Alberta oil prices are starting to look like fossils.
January 08, 2021
Steve Paikin speaks to Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson about the criticism the new plan has received, and what Canada's real responsibilities are in tackling climate change.