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30 January 2020
Everyone who loves winter says the same thing: you have to enjoy winter sports to fully appreciate the season, rather than counting the days until spring. But for those who live in the city, do you absolutely need a car to make the most of winter sports? Is it too expensive to...
30 January 2020
Équiterre’s Executive Director, Colleen Thorpe, recently presented a series of recommendations to the City of Montreal as part of a public consultation on the 2020-2025 Master Plan for residual materials management (PDGMR). Here is a summary of the brief submitted by...
17 December 2019
Despite clear and repeated demands from citizens in the street throughout the world in 2019, negotiators at COP25 in Madrid did not respond to the to call for action to address the climate crisis. There were three critical issues that the Parties of the Paris Agreement were...
9 December 2019
Most people don’t know about the role that agriculture can play in climate mitigation, but it is part of the solution. Currently, the Canadian agricultural sector is one of those being most affected by climate change and will need to adapt quickly over the coming years. In...
28 November 2019
Just as the beautiful snow cover comes back every year, so too does the task of finding that perfect gift to show our gratitude to our children’s devoted teachers (or even our yoga, pottery or Spanish teachers!). The Équiterre team has devised a list of fantastic gift...
28 November 2019
From December 2 to 13, the world is gathering in Madrid for COP25, under the presidency of the government of Chile. Caroline Brouillette, Équiterre’s climate change expert, is among the 25,000 participants seeking to ensure that countries work together to adopt ambitious...
14 November 2019
Did you know that if it’s not well disposed of at the end of its life, a refrigerator can generate as much CO2 emissions as a car that travels approximately 17,000 kilometres, the annual average for Quebec drivers? Refrigerant gases: significant greenhouse gas emissions...
7 November 2019
In a brief submitted as part of the Quebec government’s public consultations on its Electrification and Climate Change Plan (ECCP), Équiterre outlined 27 recommendations for addressing the climate crisis. “Quebec is wealthy province within Canada, where GHG emissions...
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