Climate & Clean Energy archives

  • Photo: Biking and walking in the city

    Biking and walking in the city

    November 23, 2015

    Most Ontarians live in cities and one of the ways to support good physical, mental and social health is to build healthy cities. How cities are organized affects individuals' ability... More »

  • Photo: Winds of change blow across the Prairies

    Winds of change blow across the Prairies

    November 19, 2015

    On November 18, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announced that his province has committed to 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030. The province will employ solar, wind and geothermal energy to reduce its reliance on coal and natural gas to produce electricity. More »

  • 24 Hours of Climate Reality: The world is watching, and you can too

    November 11, 2015

    On November 13 and 14, musicians, entertainers, climate experts and activists will come together to build momentum for strong action at the upcoming United Nation climate summit in Paris. The event, 24 Hours of Climate Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching, will be hosted by Climate Reality Project chair and former U.S. vice-president Al Gore. More »

  • Photo: Toronto cross-town bike lane could be a game-changer

    Toronto cross-town bike lane could be a game-changer

    November 2, 2015

    This month the David Suzuki Foundation is launching a campaign to have bike lanes built in Ontario cities. It's all part of our effort to help folks spend more time outdoors, reduce traffic congestion, clear the air and cut greenhouse gas emissions. More »

  • Photo: When economists talk climate change: Jeff Rubin on Canada's economic future

    When economists talk climate change: Jeff Rubin on Canada's economic future

    October 13, 2015

    On Wednesday, September 30, a group of reporters, business leaders and David Suzuki Foundation staff were treated to a conversation with renowned economist and author Jeff Rubin at the Foundation's Vancouver office. More »

  • Photo: Fill out the Alberta climate survey and protect your health!

    Fill out the Alberta climate survey and protect your health!

    August 27, 2015

    The Province of Alberta is asking citizens to help fight climate change by filling out a Climate Leadership Survey. Participation takes only a few minutes. By completing it you can help reduce carbon pollution and improve the health of Albertans. More »

  • Photo: Contribute now to B.C. Climate Action Plan 2.0

    Contribute now to B.C. Climate Action Plan 2.0

    August 6, 2015

    The B.C. government is developing a rebooted climate action strategy. The first step of the "Climate Action 2.0" policy-making process is to give B.C. residents the chance to share their priorities with government concerning this globally important issue. More »

  • Photo: Premiers going in one direction on climate action, the world in another

    Premiers going in one direction on climate action, the world in another

    July 15, 2015

    If Canada's premiers sign an agreement this week to speed up oil sands pipelines they will be out of step with much of the world, which is now recognizing the need for unprecedented action on climate through a phase-out of fossil fuels. More »

  • Photo: Is climate change adding fuel to the forest flames?

    Is climate change adding fuel to the forest flames?

    July 9, 2015

    Forest fires aren't just a matter of chance. How we approach, and prepare for, the increasing numbers and severity of forest fires depends on the choices we make today to cut greenhouse gas emissions and act on climate change. More »

  • Photo: Metro Vancouver's No result doesn't stop push for transit

    Metro Vancouver's No result doesn't stop push for transit

    July 2, 2015

    The Metro Vancouver transit plebiscite results are in. Although people in Metro Vancouver voted against a small tax increase for transit and transportation improvements, we can all take away some positive lessons from the campaign. More »