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UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres has called on leaders to join him at to the Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23, 2019 to address the climate crisis. Current emissions reductions targets are not ambitious enough to keep planetary warming below 1.5C. Guterres is organizing the summit in an effort to bolster the Paris Agreement on climate change and set...
Actualité - 23 septembre 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Organization
Just a week to go before the climate strike on September 27! This promises to be a massive event, one for the ages. The latest count: 4,800 events in 150 countries during the Global Climate Action Week, which will take place from September 20 to 27. There are even events planned in the Antarctic! Let’s show up in big numbers to demand a response to the climate crisis...
Actualité - 19 septembre 2019 - Tag : Organization, Walk
Équiterre's Board of Directors has confirmed that Colleen Thorpe will be the organization's new Executive Director. View the press release >>
Actualité - 18 septembre 2019 - Tag : administration, Director, Équiterre, Organization
Montreal, September 10th 2019 - Rising up to the climate crisis, unions, students, non- governmental groups, health professionals and environmental groups are calling on mass civil society across Quebec to participate in the Global Climate strike on September 27th, 2019.
Communiqué - 10 septembre 2019 - Tag : climate crisis, Organization, strike
  Quebec City, September 5, 2019 - With the federal election campaign soon to be underway, a petition against the GNL Québec project has been signed by over 40,000 citizens from across Quebec. Citizen and environmental groups want to make GNL Québec, an enormous project to transport and liquefy fossil natural gas, a pivotal issue in the federal election.
Communiqué - 5 septembre 2019 - Tag : federal election, GNL, Organization
If you’ve been busy this summer spending time in the woods, fishing, biking or voluntarily reducing your screen time, you may have missed some important environmental news. Not a problem! In this article, Équiterre will will bring you up to speed with a list of the summer’s highlights and a preview of what to expect this fall. Welcome back, fellow environmentalists!
Actualité - 29 août 2019 - Tag : Environment, News, Organization
Because it’s summertime and you may have a little more time to rest (and read an article from start to finish!), we’re giving you a “short” list of our team’s favourite books, films, articles, blogues, videos and podcasts on environmental issues. A little inspiration to go with your favourite cold beverage. And by the way, your local library is...
Actualité - 1 août 2019 - Tag : Organization, Read, watch
Courtney joined the communications team in April 2018 to develop Équiterre's outreach and relationships with English-speaking communities and as communications officer for several projects.
Employé, Conférencier ou Membre honoraire - 24 juillet 2019 - Tag : Organization, Communications
Julie joins Équiterre in 2013 and has been using all her passion and communication skills to change the world one step at a time!
Employé, Conférencier ou Membre honoraire - 24 juillet 2019 - Tag : Organization, Communications
Jessie holds a master's degree in urban planning from the Université de Montréal and a bachelor's degree in biological sciences and aquatic environments from the Université du Québec à Rimouski. She has been with Équiterre since May 2018
Employé, Conférencier ou Membre honoraire - 23 juillet 2019 - Tag : Organization, Social choice