Environment

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.
January 07, 2021
We discuss changes to governance over conservations in Ontario.
Published On: January 06, 2021
TVO.org speaks with bird ecologist Sonya Richmond about why she and her partner quit their jobs, sold their house — and set out to explore the world’s longest recreational trail.
December 15, 2020
Reviewing 2020 as an unprecedented year of climate emergencies.
Published On: December 15, 2020
It’s renewable and biodegradable, but farmers often have to discard it. Can the province change the product’s profile — and make the world flock after its wool?
December 03, 2020
Jon Billman discusses his book, "The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America's Wildlands."
Published On: December 03, 2020
The Tories want to update legislation governing conservation authorities. Advocates — and Hamilton city council — say that the changes will make it harder to protect the 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.