Factory building with smoke emissions in New Brunswick. Image credit: ETA+/Unsplash
David Suzuki | Rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions will quickly reduce pollution. That's important, because particulates kill a lot of people and make many more ill -- even more than previously thought.
Book Review
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Daniel Aureliano Newman | A new book captures the wonders of concrete but equivocates on the damage it does to the environment.
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David Suzuki | Unresponsive environmental policies systematically result in concentration of pollution risks -- and inadequate access to environmental benefits -- in disadvantaged Canadian communities.
A busy traffic circle in Safaqis, Tunisia. Image: David Stanley/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | With pollution linked to increased death rates among COVID-19 patients, it is more urgent than ever for us to curb emissions and champion policies for an alternative economy.
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David Suzuki | Achieving sustainability throughout the seafood industry supply chain remains a work in progress. SeaFood Progress is tracking sourcing information and sustainability compliance across the industry.
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Raluca Bejan | The underlying assumption is that the East Coast is perpetually subsidized by Ontario and the West. Yet I wonder how many Ontarians would put up with a pulp mill in downtown Elora or Picton.
David Suzuki | Three of the most serious impacts of climate breakdown on the ocean -- acidification, heating, and deoxygenation -- have been present in every mass extinction in Earth's history. Why aren't we acting?
David Suzuki | The massive volumes of plastic we throw away end up in landfills, waterways, and oceans, devastating wildlife and marine health. It breaks down into smaller particles that end up in the food web.
Grapefruit half. Photo: Push Doctor/Flickr
Ed Finn | Rather than a health-care system fixated on "treating" sickness and searching for elusive cures, it would be far better to have a system that puts a priority on helping people avoid illness.
Boat Seaview Cape Tormentine. Image: Michel Rathwell/Flickr
Scott Neigh | Jill Graham-Scanlan talks about the Friends of the Northumberland Strait and its work to protect that body of water from pulp mill effluent.
Supreme Court of Canada. Photo: Michael Muraz/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Stand by for a veritable tempest of wailing about "activist judges" from banking, oil industry and conservative quarters in response to this morning's ruling by the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta courts have ruled that banks come first and polluters can't be forced to clean up their messes if they go broke. We'll learn the Supreme Court's take on this tomorrow.