Climate Justice, environment, sustainability

Why Scrapping the #Toronto #Plastic Bag Tax would be a Step in the Wrong Direction

In case you haven't already heard, Rob Ford is considering an end to the plastic bag tax.  I guess ending the war on car wasn't going fast enough, so he decided to end the war on poorly made plastics too.  According to a recent Sun Article, "the mayor’s office had received several calls and e-mails… Continue reading Why Scrapping the #Toronto #Plastic Bag Tax would be a Step in the Wrong Direction

Climate Justice, environment, sustainability

No #Dolphin Kill Policy Holds in #Taiji, Japan…thus far in September

Hans Peter Roth and Kyoko Tanaka, dedicated members of our Save Japan Dolphins Team from, respectively, Switzerland and Japan, are in Taiji checking the activity in the infamous Cove. Hans Peter reports: “I returned alone to the cove about 2 pm. Things had completely quieted down. The nationalists had gone. But still five police cars… Continue reading No #Dolphin Kill Policy Holds in #Taiji, Japan…thus far in September

Climate Justice, environment, sustainability

Urge the Senate to support Bill #C-311

Canada is close to passing the Climate Change Accountability Act, but it’s under threat by Conservative Senators. Parliamentarians passed the Bill (C-311) in May. Now the Bill needs the support of 53 Senators. Of the 105 Senators, 52 are Conservative. The situation is precarious. Years of hard work to get the Act to this point… Continue reading Urge the Senate to support Bill #C-311

Climate Justice, environment, sustainability, Uncategorized

Report Back form #Cochabamba – May 7 #Toronto

Want to find out more about the People's Movement to stop Climate Change?  Have you heard of  the Cochabamba Agreement - a Climate Change Accord designed by the People that will be officially recognized by the UN later this year? Come check out this amazing event! Friday, May 7, 2010, 7pm Steelworkers Hall Toronto 25… Continue reading Report Back form #Cochabamba – May 7 #Toronto

Climate Justice, environment, sustainability

#Toronto named top #sustainable city

Toronto is the most sustainable large city in Canada, according to Corporate Knights Magazine, which recently released its 2010 Most Sustainable Cities Ranking. Toronto edged out last year’s winner, Edmonton, for its commitment to sustainability in both policy and practice.  Indicators included air quality, water use, employment, housing costs, waste diversion, and quality of life… Continue reading #Toronto named top #sustainable city