Environment

Published On: June 14, 2019

In the green-burial section of Glenwood Cemetery, in Picton, there’s no steel, no concrete, and no formaldehyde — just bodies, sometimes blankets, and earth

Published On: June 13, 2019
The Agenda discusses the Montreal Protocol to phase out CFCs and heal the ozone-layer hole.
Published On: June 13, 2019
Steve Paikin talks with Catherine McKenna, Canada's environment minister.
Published On: June 12, 2019
 ANALYSIS: The Tories often point out how well Ontario stacks up against other provinces when it comes to reducing emissions — but look beyond the national average, and the comparisons are less flattering.
Published On: June 08, 2019
Oamaru; the white-stone city is picture perfect and the entire coastline is studded with stories. Neil visits an extraordinary feat of Victorian engineering, and goes in search of the perfect penguin.
Published On: June 06, 2019

The federal government has saved the province’s 50 Million Tree Program. What does that mean for Ontario forests?

Published On: May 28, 2019
The Agenda discusses how cities surrounding the Great Lakes could provide refuge from climate change.
Published On: May 28, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Kate Marvel, a climage-change scientist, to explain the basics.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses a new kind of house that prevents flooding, because it floats.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses how leaky sewer pipes are often the culprit in house flooding.
Published On: May 21, 2019
OPINION: Wild bees are critical to our ecosystems, but their populations are under threat.
Published On: May 17, 2019

The federal agency responsible for finding a long-term storage site for spent nuclear fuel has been scouting out possible locations for a Deep Geological Repository. Two of them are in Bruce County.

 

Published On: May 16, 2019

Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.

Published On: May 13, 2019
In the past, evacuations from the remote First Nation disrupted education and set students back — this year, class will be in session despite the floods.
Published On: May 06, 2019

ANALYSIS: The federal carbon tax has survived its first legal test, but at least two more are coming. So what does the Saskatchewan decision mean for its future?

Published On: May 01, 2019
The Agenda discusses Ontario's problem with flooding this spring.
Published On: April 25, 2019
The threat Asian Carp pose to the Great Lakes ecosystem with journalist Andrew Reeves and his book, "Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis."
Published On: April 25, 2019
Two alarming new studies have shown a precipitous decline in insect populations worldwide, as much as 80 percent in three decades.