Issues

New report by Oil Change International "Climate on the Line: Why new tar sands pipelines are incompatible with Paris goals" January 22, 2017
New report by the Parkland Institute Can Canada Expand Oil and Gas Production, Build Pipelines and Keep Its Climate Change Commitments? November 1, 2016
Science and the Internet This article by Environment North board member Scott Harris discusses fact and fiction on the Internet. October 1, 2016
After the Sands Dr. Gordon Laxer was the guest speaker at the 2016 Environment North Annual General Meeting on May 11, 2016. This article by Environment North president Graham Saunders outlines the context for the presentation. Dr. Laxer's recent book "After the Sands, Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians" portrays a future that phases out Canada's role as fossil fuel energy exporter. May 12, 2016
Forests for all, forever What is the best way to ensure sustainable forest management? Read this article by Dr. Julee Boan April 21, 2016
Cool Clear Water March 21-27, 2016 is Water Week in Canada. Read the article by Scott Harris talking about precious freshwater, not to be taken for granted. March 24, 2016
Reconciling Climate Change and Fossil Fuels This week the premiers and the prime minister of Canada will get together and discuss greenhouse gas emissions and climate change - the beginning of a national strategy for emission reductions. March 2, 2016
Oil and Water A new Royal Society of Canada expert panel report on the environmental impacts of crude oil in water was released in November 2015. March 1, 2016
Latest Great Lakes Climate Quarterly December 2015 Issue for the Climate Impacts and Outlook - Great Lakes Region is available February 29, 2016
Take a Walk for a Change Take part in the Global Climate March on November 29, 2015. It is the best moment to publicly show political leaders the importance of coming to a meaningful agreement in Paris. November 25, 2015