Environment

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?
Published On: July 29, 2019
Across the province, turtle populations are threatened by car accidents and habitat loss. The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre is working to save them — and it wants you to help save them, too.
Published On: July 26, 2019
The fatal brain disease has been infecting deer across North America. TVO.org speaks with Keith Munro, wildlife biologist for Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, about what it is and how to fight it.
Published On: July 25, 2019
Extreme heat is sweeping across the province. Homeless and under-housed populations are particularly at risk — and critics say we’re not doing enough to help them.
Published On: July 22, 2019
New research suggests that the rate of erosion will spike in the next 60 years, putting wildlife, property, and people at risk — and experts say we need to act now.