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01/11/2016

Province supports the protection of drinking water sources with approval of all 22 Source Protection Plans

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has approved all 22 Source Protection Plans, protecting the water Ontario residents drink.

01/05/2016

David Crombie's heroic quest to protect the commons

In this Toronto Star opinion piece, freelance writer John Barber examines the recently released Advisory Panel Report, studying the ecological and economical health of the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region in the face of enormous development pressure and intensification. In what could be considered a conversation starter piece, Barber heralds the panel and credits its Chair, former Toronto Mayor David Crombie as having "a special kind of heroism, and no small amount of irrational optimism," critical to bringing the report's 87 recommendations to life.

12/18/2015

Province's Financial Commitment will Accelerate Groundwork laid by Partners in Project Green's EV Charging Network

Toronto and Region Conservation Partners in Project Green are applauding the Ontario government for committing $20 million to the creation of a province-wide electric vehicle charging network, saying it will help promote the use of low emission travel.

12/17/2015

Great Lakes are warming more than twice as fast as the oceans, new study says

Lakes are warming much faster than the climate as a whole, the study says. Lake Superior is the second fastest warming lake studied.

12/14/2015

Decoding Climate Change Locally

Now that climate change is being recognized and plans put in place to tackle it, the work of TRCA is even more relevant and critical.