Environment

Published On: October 10, 2019
The Agenda examines the climate-change policies of each of the federal political parties.
Published On: October 08, 2019
A growing number of businesses in the province are doing away with oh-so-easy disposable packaging — and trying to promote a waste-free culture.
Published On: September 24, 2019
The Agenda discusses the legacy of the Green Energy Act in Ontario.
Published On: September 23, 2019
Ten years ago, most farmers still didn’t believe in global warming. Cattle rancher Bryan Gilvesy, CEO of the non-profit Alternative Land Use Services, has been helping them face up to reality.
Published On: September 20, 2019
The Agenda welcomes author and activist Naomi Klein to discuss her book, "On Fire: The Burning Case of a Green New Deal."
Published On: September 20, 2019
ANALYSIS: Our energy grid is among the cleanest in North America — but the province’s nuclear plans mean that some of our progress will be reversed over the next decade.  
Published On: September 20, 2019
Have you flood-proofed your house? Put together a kit for your car? Experts warn that extreme-weather events in this province will only get worse — and that Ontarians need to get ready.
Published On: September 20, 2019
In her new book, the author and activist urges us to take this “once-in-a-century chance” to fix our economic model — and save humanity’s only home 
Published On: September 19, 2019
ANALYSIS: China has shut the door on our recycling, and the province must scramble to figure out what to do with it — but there are no perfect solutions.
Published On: September 19, 2019
Across Ontario, public-health organizations are on the front lines of the battle against climate change — and they’re trying to get parents to join in.
Published On: September 18, 2019
ANALYSIS: Garbage doesn’t just go straight from the curb to the dump. And recycling doesn’t simply get recycled. Your black bags and blue bins take a longer journey than you may think.
Published On: September 18, 2019
OPINION: Catherine McKenna. Greta Thunberg. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. All three support climate action, and all three face sexist abuse. Can it really be a coincidence?
Published On: September 17, 2019
ANALYSIS: Most people take municipal trash collection for granted. But it’s a complex and critical business — and the health of the planet partly depends on what we put in the ground.
Published On: September 17, 2019
 Warming waters in Lake Huron are creating stress for fish — and that has one farmer considering a new site in Lake Superior.
Published On: September 16, 2019
The Agenda discusses Great Lakes flooding and how it ties in with climate change.
Published On: September 16, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role of the Internatioal Joint Commission on Great Lakes policy.
Published On: September 16, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role of the federal government in saving the Great Lakes from climate change ravages.
Published On: September 16, 2019
TVO.org talks with Scott Higgins, a scientist with the Experimental Lakes Area, about data collection and what a half-century of research reveals about climate change.