Ecology Ottawa praises plan to buy 350 electric buses, but urges more action
At an emergency meeting last Friday, Ottawa’s Transit Commission voted in favour of the electrification of 350 diesel buses by 2026. While this number is lower than initially expected, Ecology Ottawa says the 350 buses will be a significant step toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions from Ottawa public transportation.
Baked in: Extreme heat waves pose life-threatening risks for homeless, experts say
As the climate warms, longer, hotter heat waves are becoming the norm even in Canada. For the homeless this poses serious risk, experts say
The 25th Hour: Permafrost and the Dempster and Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highways
Carleton University PhD student Emma Stockton is completing her thesis on the thawing permafrost’s effect on ground conditions along the Dempster and Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highways in the Northwest Territories.
The 25th Hour: Winter 2020 Episode 2
This episode of The 25th Hour explores what people in Ottawa are doing to combat climate change.
The 25th Hour: This Isn’t the Last Straw
An Ottawa man says not everyone can afford to loose straws.
The 25th Hour: The Business of Sustainable Energy
RoCo Industries are passionate about proving you can live an eco-friendly lifestyle without even leaving your home.
The 25th Hour: Making Green Garments Possible
Jonathan Rausseo and Taylor Pugh are trying to combat fast fashion in new and unique ways as part of the sustainable fashion movement.
The 25th Hour: Climate Urgency
Ann Cognito, 50, and John O’Brien, 61, demonstrate that climate action can happen at any age.
The 25th Hour: Turning salvaged wood into art
In the midst of climate change, many here in Ottawa try to do their part. Mark Pottle turns wood that would otherwise end up in the trash into pieces of art.
Ottawa’s tree canopy must be larger to achieve real benefit, say environmentalists
Although 30 per cent tree canopy cover is the ideal amount for Canadian cities, environmentalists say more is needed to have substantial change.