Environment

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.
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?