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  • Photo: David Suzuki Foundation input on Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan

    David Suzuki Foundation input on Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan

    June 8, 2016

    As part of our ongoing efforts to work for positive climate action, the David Suzuki Foundation regularly provides input into government policies. The following was submitted to Ontario's Minister of... More »

  • Photo: Ontario acknowledges climate urgency

    Ontario acknowledges climate urgency

    May 25, 2016

    In a recent Globe and Mail article, columnist Jeffrey Simpson attacked Ontario's climate plan, writing that it will be complicated and inflexible and will rely "on government to force-feed change." Putting aside the fact that the authorized version of the plan has not even been released yet — all we have at this point is a leaked document obtained by the Globe — the criticisms seem unfair. While some aspects of the plan are problematic, much of it appears highly beneficial. More »

  • Photo: An Open Letter to the Premier of B.C. and the Metro Vancouver Mayors' Council

    An Open Letter to the Premier of B.C. and the Metro Vancouver Mayors' Council

    May 18, 2016

    Dear Premier Clark and Members of the Mayors' Council, We the undersigned are a diverse group of organizations from business, labour, health, environment and student associations working together to advocate for investment in Metro Vancouver's transportation system. More »

  • Photo: Call for action on climate change with a letter to the editor

    Call for action on climate change with a letter to the editor

    February 16, 2016

    A window of opportunity has opened in Canada to tackle the threat of climate change. Together, our voices can echo throughout the country's news and social media to tell decision-makers we want action on climate change. More »

  • Photo: Federal clean tech and municipal funds help environment and economy

    Federal clean tech and municipal funds help environment and economy

    February 10, 2016

    The federal government's "latest commitment":http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mckenna-green-fund-cities-grants-loans-1.3442159 to provide $2 billion over four years to support the Canadian clean technology sector and invest $31.5 million in municipal environmental projects demonstrates an understanding of three important facts about tackling climate change: More »

  • Photo: What can Canada learn from Germany's energy transition?

    What can Canada learn from Germany's energy transition?

    January 13, 2016

    Sitting in the office of Agora Energiewende, a Berlin-based energy think tank, I thought I heard its director, Patrick Graichen, say that from 1990 to 2014 Germany's GDP expanded by about 40 per cent while its greenhouse gas emissions dropped 26 per cent. More »

  • Photo: China's climate commitment

    China's climate commitment

    December 16, 2015

    Reactions around the world to the Paris UN climate agreement last week ranged from cheers to comments decrying the focus on promises and lack of action. The same can be said about reactions to China's commitment to the Paris Agreement. More »

  • Photo: Your questions about the UN climate conference answered

    Your questions about the UN climate conference answered

    December 9, 2015

    The goal of the UN negotiations in Paris is to agree on ways countries can co-operate to fight climate change. Some of the major issues being discussed are human rights,... More »

  • Photo: Inside look at the UN climate conference

    Inside look at the UN climate conference

    December 1, 2015

    COP21 may not be the first or the last UN conference on climate change. But it's shaping up to be one of the most pivotal. Political will and public support are streaming together, which could lead to some real results. More »

  • Photo: The end of coal in Canada?

    The end of coal in Canada?

    November 25, 2015

    The importance of abandoning coal can't be overstated. Going coal-free means protecting Canada's climate, our lakes and our health. More »

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