Canada and the U.S. share an $18.8-million scrap plastic trade, sending truckloads of waste across the border every day. But what happens to these shipments after they've crossed international boundaries?
Federal funding to clean up Alberta’s inactive oil and gas wells was not well spent and “amounts to little more than a bailout to the oil and gas industry,” according to a new report by the Parkland Institute and Oxfam Canada.
Legal experts from across the globe have drawn up a “historic” definition of ecocide, intended to be adopted by the international criminal court to prosecute the most egregious offences against the environment.
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.