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Montreal, January 27, 2016 - Équiterre congratulates the Trudeau government for today announcing five additional requirements to the environmental assessment of projects presented to Canada’s National Energy Board. The organization applauds the addition of a “climate test” for projects such as the Energy East and the Kinder Morgan pipelines....
Communiqué - 27 janvier 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
  Montreal, January 21, 2016 — Équiterre is saluting the courageous decision made by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) to categorically reject the Energy East project proposed by TransCanada. The reasons CMM provided for this decision include, most notably, that the potential negative impact will greatly exceed the low economic benefits it might bring...
Communiqué - 21 janvier 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Energy East
December 7, 2015 PARIS — Tonight, climate action in five provinces will be recognized in Paris by three major environmental groups: Équiterre, Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute.
Communiqué - 7 décembre 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Équiterre will be in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) until December 11. Leaders, heads of state and civil society representatives from 195 countries will come together to set ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets. Governments will also have the opportunity to renew their political commitments.
The day before the opening of the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, 25,000 citizens, families, members of environmental groups, unions, First Nations and faith groups of all ages marched in Ottawa to tell the federal government and elected provincial officials that a 100% clean renewable economy is not just 100% possible—it’s a must!...
Actualité - 30 novembre 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Climate change, Fight against climate change, Walk
Planning an upcoming visit to Montreal? Don’t miss the chance to admire and take a picture of the Polar Bear on Thin Ice, a life-size polar bear carved out of ice on display in front of the Centre for Sustainable Development in the Quartier des Spectacles until January 6th. This joint initiative of Inuit artist Peter Ittukallak and Quebec artist Julien Doré aims to raise...
Actualité - 28 novembre 2015 - Tag : Changer le monde, Climate change, Fight against climate change, Polar bear
Montreal, Quebec, November 24, 2015 – To illustrate the impacts of climate disruption on our environment, Équiterre and WWF-Canada present: Polar Bears on Thin Ice. A few days before the opening of the 21st UN Conference of the Parties (COP21), the two organizations display an artistic project that includes an ice sculpture of a life-size polar bear by an Inuit artist,...
November 23 to December 12, Équiterre, in partnership with World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada), invites you to an event as part of the magnificent Polar Bear on Thin Ice project. On November 23, Inuit artist Peter Ittukalak will be carving a life-size polar bear out of ice. The huge sculpture will be on display in front of the Centre for Sustainable Development in Montreal...
Actualité - 13 novembre 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Climate change, Fight against climate change
Équiterre invites you to march for climate solutions and justice in Ottawa on November 29! Buses will be leaving from all regions of Quebec and Ontario. Click here to book a seat. Canadians have made clear their desire for change by electing a new federal government, which needs to tackle climate change immediately. Together, we must redouble our efforts to transition towards...
Actualité - 11 novembre 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Walk