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The ticking time bomb of climate change

The IPCC’s forecast for 1.5 degrees could be as close as seven years’ hence. Are we paying attention? Have we stopped listening?

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Dina Ni: Breaking our addiction to chemical fertilizers not on government agenda, but it should be

While the fertilizer lobby advances self-serving arguments for why systemic change is not possible, the reality is that big cuts are well within reach if we address glaring problems like factory farms and embrace proven solutions like organics.

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How climate change is impacting older women

Older adults, particularly women, are disproportionately affected by extreme weather events and food insecurity caused by climate change.
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How your backyard tree can help climate change

At least 60 per cent of the carbon stored in Toronto’s urban forest is stored by trees on residential lands.
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Gillian Steward: Big Oil is singing a new tune about climate change

It was quite a turn around when Big Oil in Alberta openly supported the Liberal government’s plan to cut the petroleum industry’s carbon emissions.
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Beware of false solutions to the crises of climate change and plastic pollution

While climate disasters unfold in Canada and around the planet, the federal government is entertaining false solutions from the fossil-fuel industry that risk making things worse instead of better.

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Mike Schreiner: Affordable housing can help us tackle the climate emergency

One result of the housing affordability crisis in Ontario is that people are forced to move further and further away to find an affordable place to call home. That means longer commutes, more cars on the road, and more urban sprawl.