Canada announces climate commitment and it's weaker than it looks
Today, May 15 '15, over lunch hour, Minister of the Environment Leona Aglukkaq announced Canada will attempt to cut GHG emissions by 30 percent below 2005’s GHG emissions reductions commitments:
The party line. Attacks on the Liberals.
Here is what the...Read more
Symphony of the Soil
This is the International Year of Soils.
We were pleased to screen Symphony of the Soil, thanks to Tanmayo Krupansky of Canadian Organic Growers - Toronto.
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious...Read more
Earth Hour 2015
This year, at least three Earth Hour walks took place in Parkdale-High Park, one based out of Lambton House along our heritage river, the mighty Humber; one at the foot of Roncesvalles at Queen, and one along Bloor West, hosted by Green 13. Please read Christopher Holcroft’s powerful op-ed:
FRUIT TREES AND SHRUBS FOR SALE!!
TreeMobile Spring 2015
Have you ever wanted fruit trees in your yard, but were unsure about what to plant, or where, or where best to obtain them? Or dou you want some berry shrubs, but balk at the cost of commercially available plants?
The Transition Toronto TreeMobile can help!
The TreeMobile is a volunteer-run...Read more
Climate EMERGENCY Countdown (1 of 5)
Glenn MacIntosh, founder of ecoSanity, explains the climate emergency in 31 minutes. Where we are and why, and the emergency responses necessary.
Climate EMERGENCY Countdown was a public forum organized by ecoSanity that took place at Metro Hall on June 22nd, 2014 in Toronto.
From the dire warnings of the IPCC and other reports, to the imperative for an EMERGENCY...