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When things go wrong, a simple friend may be empathic towards you. He or she may emphasize that you are out of luck and that life is hard. But your closest friend won’t beat it around the bush and will give you the hard facts: “You made a mistake, my friend. Now get up, stop complaining and correct your mistake! Show us what you can do.” A real friend will...
Actualité - 15 February 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change, TransCanada
Since many of you are shopping around for a little trip down south for the spring break or the next vacation, Équiterre’s action of the month is to reduce your environmental footprint—even if you go for one of the famous all-inclusive packages.
Very few people have had the opportunity to see from this close the unimaginable scale of the Alberta’s tar sands - the world’s third largest oil reserve and it’s largest energy project - like the artist Garth Lenz did from the air to realize his photo exhibit “The True Cost of Oil”.
Actualité - 1 February 2016 - Tag : Fight against climate change, Organization, Tar sands
« COP 21 historic agreement » has already proved a success as demonstrated by these few actions taken to fight climate change early this year. In January 2016 only, three great victories to which we are proud to have contributed have made the headlines: 
Actualité - 1 February 2016 - Tag : Climate change, Fight against climate change, Organization
When assessing COP21, which marks the end of a round of negotiations that began in Durban South Africa in 2011, it is clear that the agreement approved unanimously by the 195 participating countries is historical. As UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a tweet immediately after its adoption, “the Paris Agreement is a monumental triumph for people and our planet...
Actualité - 15 December 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Fight against 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 November 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 November 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 November 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Climate change, Fight against climate change