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.
We need a new environmental protection law for a new century, and there have been many substantive recommendations from Canadians, environmental groups, industry and parliamentarians, writes Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. Now is the time to get the job done.