Environment

Published On: September 18, 2019
OPINION: Catherine McKenna. Greta Thunberg. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. All three support climate action, and all three face sexist abuse. Can it really be a coincidence?
Published On: September 17, 2019
ANALYSIS: Most people take municipal trash collection for granted. But it’s a complex and critical business — and the health of the planet partly depends on what we put in the ground.
Published On: September 17, 2019
 Warming waters in Lake Huron are creating stress for fish — and that has one farmer considering a new site in Lake Superior.
Published On: September 16, 2019
The Agenda discusses Great Lakes flooding and how it ties in with climate change.
Published On: September 16, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role of the Internatioal Joint Commission on Great Lakes policy.
Published On: September 16, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role of the federal government in saving the Great Lakes from climate change ravages.
Published On: September 16, 2019
TVO.org talks with Scott Higgins, a scientist with the Experimental Lakes Area, about data collection and what a half-century of research reveals about climate change.  
Published On: September 16, 2019
Sleepy G Farm avoids synthetic pesticides, is trying to reduce tillage, and uses cover crops — it’s just one of the more than 150 farms across the province that have signed on to the National Farmers Union’s Climate Action Project.
Published On: September 16, 2019
From the carbon tax to cap and trade to court challenges, we take a good look at how carbon pricing is shaping up this election.
Published On: September 09, 2019
Climatologist Michael Mann discusses the relationship between extreme weather and climate change.
Published On: September 09, 2019
The Agenda discusses how countries can work together to curtail climate change.
Published On: September 06, 2019
Southwestern Ontario Hub reporter Mary Baxter talks about the provinces wildlife santuaries. Then, she discusses why a lack of licensed abattoirs in Ontario is an issue for farmers.
Published On: September 06, 2019
OPINION: New research indicates that voters in Liberal and Conservative ridings alike know that climate change poses a threat. Politicians should take note.
Published On: September 06, 2019
Most of the province’s 57 registered rehabilitation facilities are still run by their founders — many of whom are close to retirement. Who will replace them?  
Published On: September 03, 2019
TVO.org speaks with Jason Gilliland, lead author of a recent study on children and the environment, about how to create healthier school commutes.   
Published On: August 16, 2019
A new report finds that the economic benefits of cleaning up post-industrial waterfronts are huge — and that such efforts could pay even bigger dividends in the future.  
Published On: August 14, 2019
Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek talks to Nam Kiwanuka about the province's recyclying overhaul.
Published On: July 30, 2019
OPINION: Berkeley, California, has restricted the connection of some new homes to natural-gas lines. It’s the kind of policy that governments need to start thinking about — so why is Ontario going the other way?