Environment

Published On: January 17, 2020
Why climate action gets stuck — and how we can get it unstuck Dek: OPINION: The world is full of climate initiatives that stall soon after they start. Here are the questions we should be asking to design change-making policies Cutline: The Doug Ford government cancelled the provincial cap-and-trade system and removed subsidies for electric vehicles.  
Published On: January 16, 2020
Climate change. Unpredictable harvests. Barn fires. Farmers face constant threats to their livelihood — and that can take a psychological toll.
Published On: January 16, 2020
St. Joseph Island is the province’s leading regional producer of maple syrup — but extreme weather poses new risks to the industry.
Published On: January 15, 2020
How much does climate inaction affect politicians in their bids to gain office?
Published On: December 12, 2019
TVO.org speaks with experts and researchers about warming temperatures — and their effects on the geese, muskrats, and polar bears at Polar Bear Provincial Park.  
Published On: December 05, 2019
More than 1,000 condo buildings have gone up in the city in the past 20 years — and most of them are far from energy-efficient. Is it too late to do anything about it?  
Published On: December 04, 2019
ANALYSIS: Ontario’s auditor general says the Tory climate-change plan assumes imaginary reductions — and still won’t meet the province’s own targets  
Published On: November 29, 2019
OPINION: We saw a minister state that climate change is caused by humans. We saw the release of a government report on flooding. What we haven’t seen is aggressive action to reduce emissions  
Published On: November 18, 2019
OPINION: Climate action is increasingly falling to municipalities. Here are evidence-based steps that will allow them to walk the climate-change walk.
Published On: October 18, 2019
OPINION: The structures and systems we built decades ago don’t reflect reality anymore. Preparing for the floods to come won’t be easy — or cheap.  
Published On: October 18, 2019
Windsor experienced two 100-year storms just one year apart — what can the federal government do to make sure it’s ready for more?
Published On: October 17, 2019
Are remote northern Indigenous communities prepared for more — and worse — floods?  
Published On: October 10, 2019
The Agenda examines the climate-change policies of each of the federal political parties.
Published On: October 08, 2019
A growing number of businesses in the province are doing away with oh-so-easy disposable packaging — and trying to promote a waste-free culture.
Published On: September 24, 2019
The Agenda discusses the legacy of the Green Energy Act in Ontario.
Published On: September 23, 2019
Ten years ago, most farmers still didn’t believe in global warming. Cattle rancher Bryan Gilvesy, CEO of the non-profit Alternative Land Use Services, has been helping them face up to reality.
Published On: September 20, 2019
The Agenda welcomes author and activist Naomi Klein to discuss her book, "On Fire: The Burning Case of a Green New Deal."
Published On: September 20, 2019
ANALYSIS: Our energy grid is among the cleanest in North America — but the province’s nuclear plans mean that some of our progress will be reversed over the next decade.