Environmental Defence

Environmental Defence

Type NGO
Website environmentaldefence.ca
Location Toronto Canada Canada
Functions Advocacy
Tags health environment climate water sustainability and sustainable development
Summary Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities. For over 30 years, Environmental Defence has worked at the municipal, provincial and federal level to safeguard our freshwater, create livable communities, decrease Canadians’ exposure to toxic chemicals, end plastic pollution, tackle climate change and build a clean economy.

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Environmental Defence · 18 January 2023 English

In anticipation of a decline in fossil fuel production triggered by a shift in global demand and domestic climate action, workers in Canada's fossil fuel and other such carbon-intensive industries …


Environmental Defence · 22 December 2022 English

Background: To mitigate the worst of the climate damages that we face, we need to limit global heating to 1.5°C. [...] ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE CANADA 1 about:blank about:blank about:blank about:blank about:blank …


Environmental Defence · 16 December 2022 English

A strong credit system would result in ZEV prices declining by 20 per cent for the average Canadian consumer, and lead to automakers doubling investment in research and development to …


Environmental Defence · 8 December 2022 English

Why is the Glasgow Statement Important? The Glasgow Statement on International Public Support for the Clean Energy Transition is the first multilateral commitment to address public finance for oil and …


Environmental Defence · 8 December 2022 English

The scenarios modelled in the Energy Future report are influential as they guide the decision-making of both the public and private sector as it relates to energy supply and demand. …


Environmental Defence · 4 December 2022 English

29, 2022 PARKS CANADA’S TECHNICAL RESPONSE TO THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF GREENBELT LANDS ADJACENT TO ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK Parks Canada herein presents considerations for the Government of Ontario in …


Environmental Defence · 30 November 2022 English

The tailings “ponds” remove carbon-sequestering peatland and biodiversity-rich Boreal forest, and leach chemicals into the Peace- Athabasca delta, the second largest freshwater delta in the world. [...] The tailings “ponds” …


Environmental Defence · 16 November 2022 English

In terms of cumulative emissions compared to the baseline (2023-2035), the subsidy scenarios induce GHG reductions of 11-19 Mt in the short-term subsidy, 35-41 Mt in the medium-term subsidy, and …


Environmental Defence · 4 November 2022 English

Environmental Defence Canada Land swaps would be the death of the Greenbelt November 4, 2022 Introduction Today, the Honourable Steven Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, tabled a proposal …


Environmental Defence · 3 November 2022 English

The surging price of fossil fuels has caused the current period of inflation that impacts Canadians and people around the world, and also record profits for oil and gas companies. …


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