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23 November 2020
Reducing vehicle emissions without putting more of a burden on public finances: it’s possible, with a feebate system, a policy tool studied by Équiterre and Horizon Advisors in their new report, The Road Ahead to Low-Carbon Mobility: a Feebate System for Canada’s...
19 November 2020
Équiterre welcomes the federal government’s new Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act. "It’s significant that the Canadian government now recognizes the need for greater accountability and transparency in the fight against climate change," says...
16 November 2020
Quebec’s climate change action plan has been updated, but Équiterre is deeply concerned about the lack of binding tools to achieve the necessary results for Quebec to do its fair share to fight this existential threat. "Today, the government presented us with a new...
10 November 2020
Despite repeated pledges to end inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, G20 governments’ support to fossil fuels has dropped by only 9% since 2014–2016, hitting USD 584 billion annually over the last three years, according to a report released today by the International...
5 November 2020
On Wednesday, the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement (BAPE) consultations on the proposed fossil gas liquefaction plant in the Saguenay region concluded, having witnessed historic public participation. It was historic because of the incredible quantity and quality...
3 November 2020
Here’s an opportunity to increase the amount of healthy, local and environmentally responsible food that your students eat at school, while also having a positive impact on your community. With funding from the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’...
3 November 2020
Most Halloween costumes haven’t even been put away yet, and we’re already being bombarded with Holiday advertising. To resist the pressure and to avoid overconsumption, especially in this time where a significant amount of shopping is arriving by gas-powered delivery...
3 November 2020
Olivia Ruge, a youth member of Équiterre’s Board of Directors, has issued an urgent warning on behalf of her generation: “We’re not doing well.” Are our elected representatives in tune with today’s youth? Have a look at Olivia's letter (in French)...
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