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Sierra Club of Canada
Work on matters of public policy and environmental awareness.
Why Arctic sea ice will vanish in 2013
June 14, 2013
Within the last few weeks, cyclonic activity has returned and once again caused substantial thinning and weakening of the sea ice near the North Pole.
The world needs zero plastic heroes
June 7, 2013
Can you be a 'Zero Plastic Hero' and shop plastic-free for an entire week?
zero plastic week
The tornado connection to climate change
May 27, 2013
The Oklahoma tornado is just another example of the global 'weirding' that we are seeing.
Give me spots on my apples, but leave me the birds and the bees!
May 20, 2013
The European Union banned three pesticides (Imidacloprid, Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam) to protect rapidly declining bee populations.
colony collapse disorder
Canada should ban bee killing pesticides now
May 6, 2013
Sierra Club Canada is calling on the federal government to follow the lead of the European Union and take action to protect at-risk bee populations by banning three neonicotinoid pesticides.
colony collapse disorder
Restore Our Water International applauds International Joint Commission advice
May 1, 2013
IJC advises governments to investigate installation of flow reduction structures in the St. Clair River to respond to the ongoing low water crisis across the middle and upper Great Lakes.
Making an informed decision about Line 9
April 27, 2013
I think everyone can agree an informed decision is better than uninformed decision when it comes to a major pipeline project that cuts across the water supply for a lot of people in Ontario.
Great Lakes "do nothing" plan unacceptable
April 17, 2013
The plan does not include any distinct actions to remedy persistent low water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron, including Georgian Bay, which are significantly lower than the other Great Lakes.
New study confirms government misled public on environmental assessment 'delays'
April 5, 2013
We now have clear evidence there were no excessive delays and absolutely no need to gut Canada's environmental protection laws, which took us 35 years to build.
Why Montreal should pass a resolution calling on Quebec to ban uranium mining
March 25, 2013
Montreal should see it in its best interests to pass the resolution against uranium mining that has been sent to municipalities by Mayor Gaëtan Ruest of Amqui, who is trained as an engineer.
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