Sliver lining: Incoming polar vortex may help Rideau Canal Skateway to finally open
A polar vortex may be headed this way bringing freezing temperatures. But the good news is the cold may help open up the Rideau Canal Skateway.
‘Yellow buses must go green’: Groups demand electric fleets for school transit
The ground is being prepared to take all of Ontario’s school bus fleet off diesel fuel and electrify the vehicles.
Study by uOttawa professor helps explain Earth’s slow recovery from ancient mass extinction and offers warning for today
Earth couldn’t get back to a normal state of self-regulation because ,of extinction of certain microorganisms potentially explaining why it took so long for life to return to the planet.
Canadian Geographic challenges five families to cut CO2 emissions en route to net zero
Canadian Geographic magazine is working with five families to see how much they can reduce their carbon footprints.
Farmers hit Ottawa streets to protest climate crisis limits on use of fertilizers
Farmers are protesting limits on the use of fertilizers that can cause emissions of nitrogen that can contribute to global warming.
Climate crisis: Federal 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan focuses on oil and gas sector
A consultation process is underway to examine the oil and gas sector’s role in greenhouse gas emissions while the federal government gives sector more time to adapt.
Climate change and children’s rights: Canada urged to take bigger steps in the right direction
Children are calling for Canada to include them in climate policy decisions.
The 25th Hour: Rewilding lawns to support pollinators
Reporter Tala Muhtadi invests in the environment and learns how to plant a pollinator-friendly garden on a budget.
Canada’s new emissions reduction plan ‘doesn’t go far enough,’ say environmentalists￼
As a lawyer for Ecojustice, Julia Croome said she’s been grappling with feelings of optimism and disappointment since the federal government unveiled Canada’s 2030 emissions reduction plan on March 29. The target? To cut emissions by 40 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 and put Canada on track for net-zero emissions by 2050. To meet this target, the government…
Pollen problem: Climate change is partly to blame for rise in seasonal allergies
The spring allergy season is expected to get longer and more intense and climate change is largely to blame, according to experts.
Those who drive for a living suffering from pain at the pump while others search for an electric solution
With soaring gas prices some Ottawa residents are struggling to make ends meet, while others are considering getting a new vehicle.
Climate change may melt the dreams of ski resort operators in Ontario and Quebec, study shows
Ski resorts in Ontario, Quebec and the U.S. northeast are facing a bleak future in the long-term, with studies suggesting that many will no longer be viable by 2080.