Zoning our air shed: a new pathway to cleaner air?

Zoning our air shed: a new pathway to cleaner air?

On any given day, Ontarians can look up the Air Quality Health Index  and find out what health risks they face just by breathing. When Ontario closed its coal fire plants, it made a huge difference to the quality of air and had a significant impact on reducing Greenhouse gas emissions as well. But there is more to be done.  

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Dianne on The Current re Dutch climate case

Dianne on The Current re Dutch climate case

Last week's Dutch climate case, ordering the Dutch government to do more to reduce GHG emissions faster, shows a path forward for Canadian courts. Hear Dianne Saxe discuss why on the CBC Radio's The Current, with Professor James Coleman of the University of Calgary. Here is the podcast link. Happy Canada Day. We have received so many lovely comments on this interview, thank you, including:  

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Oslo Principles on Climate Change: Governments are Breaching Legal Duties

Oslo Principles on Climate Change: Governments are Breaching Legal Duties

A group of preeminent international jurists  have put together a series of legal principles, called the Oslo Principles on Global Obligations to Reduce Climate Change. These principles demonstrate that the governments of the world are breaching their legal duties to their citizens, by doing so little about climate change.  

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