Natural Resources Canada's sweeping report warns federal government of increasing climate change, urges action

The following is an article by Mark Burgess which just appeared in the Hill Times, published Monday, June 30, 2014.


A new report from the government’s own Natural Resources Department on climate change adaptation released last week shows a growing recognition of the need to adapt to a changing climate but also highlights the gap between the research and the political action, critics and experts say.

 

The report, Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives o...

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Retrofitting Vintage Homes for Energy Efficiency

A few weeks back, we invited Greg Labbé of the home retrofit consultancy BlueGreen Group and Marco Iacampo, who is spearheading the City of Toronto’s new Home Energy Loan Program (HELP in short), to share their expertise on how to accomplish and finance energy retrofits in neighbourhoods like ours  -  lots of character (thanks to the abundance of double brick houses) and lots of potential to improve energy performance. Judging by the turn-out  - a packed room on an early Saturday morning at t...

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Project Neutral receives Tides Top 10 Award!

Green 13 representatives Natasa Zupancic and Paul Mero joined the celebrations with Project Neutral as they received a Tides Top 10 award! This is an annual award given out to 10 promising...

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Earth Day 2014: What Gives Me Hope

 Video: What Gives Me Hope? ...

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Julia Butterfly Hill : Roots and Vision -Seeds of Change

MAKE EARTH WEEK COME ALIVE!   

 

JULIA BUTTERFLY HILL – EARTH DAY SUPPER AND WORKSHOP – APRIL 23RD

 

ROOTS AND VISION: SEEDS FOR CHANGE

 

Wednesday April 23rd, Friends House, 6 – 9:30 pm

 60 Lowther Ave. Toronto (St. George and Bloor)

 

Scrumptious vegetarian dinner and interactive workshop with Julia Butterfly Hill.  Julia is a gifted storyteller and courageous activist who gave 2 years of her life to save a giant redwood she nam...

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