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Gauging a warming world

World leaders have gathered in Paris to try to hammer out a plan to slow the machinery of climate change. They are guided by scientists who know which gauges to monitor. Here’s how experts say these pieces fit together. w 2°C


Pearson airport sees greenhouse gas emissions drop almost by half

Leaping ahead of a potential carbon tax, airport makes environmental headway but most of achievement came from greener grid.


Saving the GTA's beetle-ravaged ash wood (creatively!)

TRCA is teaming up with local partners to make the most of an environmental invasion.


Healing fractured water: How the Great Lakes Region's roadways impact our waterways

Yonge Street Media examines the benefits of using green infrastructure to mitigate the impact of runoff from roads and highways in an attempt to prevent flooding, improve water quality, preserve the health of fish and wildlife habitats.


Ditch the city noise for a lovely stroll in Scarborough

Toronto Star reporter Nancy White takes a look at the Port Union Waterfront Park, a 3.8-kilometre trail stretching from Highland Creek to the Rouge River on the Lake Ontario shore. A project of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Waterfront Toronto, it was completed in November 2012.