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18 May 2021
For the 2021 edition of the Schools Take Root fundraising campaigns, Équiterre is bringing back the solidarity basket option, first offered in 2020 as a way for schools and farmers to donate vegetables to local food banks in the event that school deliveries had to be cancelled...
5 May 2021
Environmental organizations (Équiterre, Climate action network Canada, David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice and West Coast Environmental Law) welcomed yesterday’s progress on the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12), which has passed second reading in...
29 April 2021
2020, a year like no other, is behind us, and all eyes are now on the coming decade; a decade that will be pivotal for the future of humanity and the health of our planet. The latest IPCC report painted an alarming picture. Irreversible changes to our planet’s climate...
29 April 2021
The best type of garbage is clearly the garbage that we avoid creating in the first place. The Quebec Bureau des audiences publiques en environnement (BAPE) is currently examining the state of our waste management and analyzing what the next 20 years may look like. At...
29 April 2021
Did you know that only 1% of school buses in Quebec are electric? Transportation is responsible for 43% of our GHG emissions in Quebec. To respond to the climate crisis, we know that we need to improve all of our transport systems, and school buses are one piece of the puzzle....
22 April 2021
Today, April 22, we celebrate Earth Day and the interdependence between human beings, the species that surround us and our planet. More and more people are concerned about the quality of our environment and are taking action. Since I took the helm of Équiterre, sustainable...
21 April 2021
New research released today by seven environmental organizations shows that Canada can take much more ambitious climate action between now and 2030 while maintaining a thriving economy and reducing energy costs for Canadians. The research, undertaken by renowned energy modellers...
19 April 2021
Équiterre welcomes the federal budget’s many significant investments to combat the climate crisis and to reduce GHG emissions by 36% by 2030, but is worried about the continued support for the oil and gas sector. “In general, this budget is a start to the long...
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