Parkdale-High Park Constituents Highlight the IPCC Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC., and call upon MP Arif Virani to Pledge
On October 24, 2018, approximately one year before the next federal election, many constituents, including members of Green 13, took time out of their schedules throughout the day to go to MP Arif Virani’s constituency office, and personally deliver:
• a copy of the summary report of the IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5 degrees C. of October 8, 2018.
Emergency Debate on Global Warming - Climate, Canada, and the IPCC special report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC
On October 8, 2018 the IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, issued its special report on GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5 degrees Celsius. The summary report may be read here. The dire and urgent nature of this report prompted MPs and citizens to call for an...Read more
Thanks to everyone in my neighbourhood who participated in Secondhand Sunday yesterday and made it such a great success.
Walking around Durie, Beresford, Annette, MacGregor and Ardagh, I counted at least 30 homes that had put out stuff for others to take. And there were plenty of takers too, wandering the streets throughout the day. The weather, although not great, held out and most of the stuff was gone by 5pm.
The overall response from those who participated, both those who...Read more
ECO releases 2018 GHG Progress Report - webinar coming Oct. 1
On September 25, 2018, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, released Climate Action in Ontario: What's Next?, her 2028 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.The report calls on the provincial government to create a climate change law that drives down emissions while funding sensible solutions. A meaningful climate law needs science-based emissions budgets, a legal...Read more
New Home Resilience Pilot Program
The City of Toronto is supporting a new pilot program to help homeowners address basement flooding. The Toronto Home Resilience Program is an emergency preparedness and flood risk reduction education service that provides homeowners with emergency preparedness resources and a Home Flood Protection Assessment that identifies priority actions to reduce their risk of basement flooding. The program is available on a first come-first serve basis to up to 200 homeowners, for a...Read more