In its 680-page report released Thursday, the joint federal-provincial panel questioned the ability of Benga Mining, owned by Riversdale Resources, to control the release of selenium from its proposed Grassy Mountain mine.
The world must restore at least two billion hectares of land and ocean — an area roughly double the size of Canada — to prevent the planet from falling deeper into an ecological crisis fuelled by unchecked economic growth, warns a UN report released Thursday.
This isn’t about banning plastic, which will remain a useful part of our lives, writes federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. It’s about responsibly managing plastic so it stops polluting our environment.
In the Second World War, young Canadians deferred their studies and delayed careers to enlist. Today, a new generation of young people needs a way to meet the climate emergency, writes columnist Seth Klein.
I can’t help but think, if Epicurious is taking sustainability and environmental impact seriously, wouldn’t it be a better pledge to exclude the use of cow products altogether? Milk? Cheese? Butter? That's what Joanna Tymkiw thinks.
The White House’s discretionary budget request, released April 9, includes more than US$1.4 billion for environmental justice initiatives. Of that, US$936 million is earmarked for a new Accelerating Environmental and Economic Justice Initiative.