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As I was riding my bike to work this morning, I had the strange impression that everyone around, including the city itself, was holding its breath, trying to figure out "ok, what now?" Even before I arrived at work, I had spoken to some colleagues in ministerial offices in Quebec and Ottawa. Some of these conversations did nothing to make me feel better, while others...
Actualité - 9 novembre 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, elections
On February 18, Équiterre, the Quebec Environmental Law Centre (CQDE), Coule pas chez nous foundation and Nature Québec filed a motion with the Superior Court in Montreal for a declaratory judgment against TransCanada to subject the Energy East pipeline project to the procedure required under Quebec law.
Actualité - 1 mars 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
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 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
At the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December, decision makers from some 150 countries will have to negotiate a new international climate agreement. The stakes are high, as a climate emergency is on our doorstep and it’s a global issue.
Actualité - 29 octobre 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Nearly 350 guests gathered yesterday in the Centre CDP Capital’s Parquet in Montreal for Équiterre’s annual cocktail benefit, as 200 others participated in our cocktail enefit in Quebec City on September 30th. The focus was on climate change and attendees—mainly from the business and sustainable development communities—enjoyed a unique networking...
Actualité - 29 octobre 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Cocktail-bénéfice, COP21
In four days, we’ll have the chance to do something that could really make a difference to our planet. To help you make your choice, Équiterre and Environmental Defence have compared the main parties’ environmental commitments. Take a look at our analysis of the main federal parties’ platforms today! Analyse partis
Actualité - 15 octobre 2015 - Tag : Individuals, Climate change, elections, Greenhouse gas emissions