Category: Climate Change


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: City’s proposed ‘Gold Belt’ is a mirage

The City of Ottawa is proposing a “Gold Belt” that would create ultimate limits for Ottawa’s suburban communities.

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“Laboratories of democracy” – Why cities can and must lead on climate action

You’ve heard the expression, “Think globally, act locally.” But what does it really mean?

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Join us for the 2020 State of the City Year-in Review

What progress did Ottawa make towards becoming the green capital of Canada in 2020?

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New emissions update shows City of Ottawa adrift without strong political leadership

OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions inventories…

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Ottawa Council just failed its most important environmental test. What happens now?

In the most important environmental vote this term, Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl.

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Join us! “What Sprawl Costs Ottawa” webinar – Tuesday, May 26 at 12pm

Ottawa city councillors are about to make the biggest decision – and probably the biggest mistake – of their political careers.

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Join us! “Housing, Homelessness, and Climate Emergencies: How the Official Plan can Help Create a City for All” – Monday, May 25 at 7pm

On Monday, May 25, community groups and their supporters are hosting an important conversation about inequities, under-appreciated emergencies, and how the Official Plan can meaningfully address these urgent issues to help create a city for all.

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For Immediate Release: Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to join Ecology Ottawa’s online Hold the Line rally

Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Dr. Dianne Saxe will join an upcoming ‘Hold the Line’ rally hosted by Ecology Ottawa.

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Book recommendation: The Future We Choose

During these strange times of self-isolation and physical distancing, there’s no better chance to catch up on reading. Even better, to read something inspiring and relevant to a world that seems to change with each passing hour.

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A Different Meeting

by Linzi Redekop One of our supporters, Linzi, is “very passionate about protecting the land zones currently in place and discouraging urban sprawl”. As part of one of her assignments for her environmental justice class at Carleton, she was tasked…

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