Environment

Published On: June 04, 2021
The Soo is revamping its power system with the latest energy tech. Will its new smart grid be too smart for its own good?
Published On: May 12, 2021
Rouge National Urban Park has proposed changes to its sprawling green space. What happens when environmental and accessibility concerns clash?
Published On: May 04, 2021
OPINION: Ottawa has announced that the planned Highway 413 will be subjected to federal review — and that sends a message about Liberal political priorities.
Published On: May 03, 2021
Yet another conservation authority will consider permitting developers to displace some wetlands and build them elsewhere.
Published On: April 22, 2021
The chemical remains legal and popular in agriculture and forestry. But critics argue that its widespread use creates health and environmental risks and that the province must change course.
Published On: April 22, 2021
Lithium-ion batteries are meant to power the future — but that won’t happen if we don't tackle recycling.
Published On: April 21, 2021
Renewable natural gas can be burned to produce electricity or used as fuel. Hamilton is doing both
Published On: April 20, 2021
The pandemic has driven a rise in ridership — and experts say that might give Ontario a needed financial boost and help its economic recovery post-pandemic.
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.