Environment

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.  
Published On: September 20, 2019
Have you flood-proofed your house? Put together a kit for your car? Experts warn that extreme-weather events in this province will only get worse — and that Ontarians need to get ready.
Published On: September 20, 2019
In her new book, the author and activist urges us to take this “once-in-a-century chance” to fix our economic model — and save humanity’s only home 
Published On: September 19, 2019
ANALYSIS: China has shut the door on our recycling, and the province must scramble to figure out what to do with it — but there are no perfect solutions.
Published On: September 19, 2019
Across Ontario, public-health organizations are on the front lines of the battle against climate change — and they’re trying to get parents to join in.
Published On: September 18, 2019
ANALYSIS: Garbage doesn’t just go straight from the curb to the dump. And recycling doesn’t simply get recycled. Your black bags and blue bins take a longer journey than you may think.