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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...
31 October 2019
Have you heard of Buy Nothing Day? On November 29, we’re challenged not to buy anything for an entire day. Celebrated around the world, Buy Nothing Day serves as a counterpoint to Black Friday, for which retailers try to out-discount one another to encourage consumer...
23 October 2019
This fall, Équiterre is actively involved in two major rounds of public consultations that will play a key role in helping Quebec’s meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, particularly in the transportation sector. The first is for the government’s future...
23 October 2019
Once again, Équiterre is pleased to promote Farm to School Month, which is organized across Canada by Farm to Cafeteria Canada. Schools and daycare centres, CEGEPs, universities and early childhood centres are invited to participate in the #FarmtoSchool2019 campaign by sharing...
3 October 2019
The issue of pesticides has received unprecedented media coverage in Quebec these past few months, which has led to the creation of a parliamentary committee (CAPERN) to look into the issue this fall. The committee, made up of members of the National Assembly, will be tasked...
1 October 2019
Last week, Daily Show host Trevor Noah asked Greta Thunberg in an interview, if there was one thing people could do for the planet, what would it be? She replied: become informed and get involved politically. *”If I would choose one thing everyone would do, it would be to...
23 September 2019
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....
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