A MOOC on Climate Change
Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided
It is now clear that without action on climate change, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. Such an increase would threaten to roll back decades of development progress; thus, we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, as well as some of the opportunities for urgent...Read more
Project Neutral - Year 3
Last fall, for the 3rd year in a row, Green 13 was engaged in Project Neutral’s Household Carbon Footprint Survey Campaign in the Junction, Ward 13 and beyond. Thank you again, each and every one of you. You play a key role in this pilot project, as we figure out how to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and attain carbon neutrality. This is what is required of us.
According to many, it was the...Read more
Best Forest Friends
The Best Forest Friends social event held by LEAF Friday, November 29th was a wonderful celebration of volunteers who worked throughout 2013 to safeguard our urban forest. Below, Victoria Badham of LEAF acknowledges Rita Bijons and Timothy Watson for their roles in canvassing to heighten awareness of the ravages of the Emerald Ash Borer on ash trees, to take action to save those ash trees which are savable, as well as to invite folks to...Read more
10 environmental secrets hidden from the public
In a recent global ranking of environmental protection initiatives, Canada placed last - dead last. Not only did we drop from 12th place to 27th in one year, we were the only country that...Read more
Gasland Part II What about fracking in Canada?
We are grateful to the folks at Gasland Part II for giving permission for our recent screenings. (You may donate to the film company through http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/take-action#donate ).
Below is information we made available at the recent screenings:
The current issue of Canadian Perspectives is largely focused on fracking. http://www....Read more