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15 December 2017
At the One Planet Summit in Paris this week, the World Bank announced that it would stop investing in fossil fuels after 2019. Insurance giant AXA followed this historic announcement from the world’s largest multilateral bank with a pledge to stop insuring the production...
13 December 2017
Time is running out to sign the petition calling on Health Canada to ban neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics), which kill not only honeybees, but many more species than was thought, including birds, earthworms and aquatic insects at the base of the food chain. They are a major...
11 December 2017
On December 11, day of the One Planet Summit in Paris, two years after COP21, Équiterre and 37 other signatories sent a letter to press upon the Government of Canada the importance of fulfilling its commitments to the G7 and G20 to reform and phase out fossil fuel subsidies in...
30 November 2017
Our bright little elves have some great suggestions for going green this holiday season. Équiterre and the Centre for Sustainable Development created a short video for you and wish you a wonderful holiday season. The video is only in French for the moment, but the English...
30 November 2017
Oil and gas drilling 150 m from our homes, 275 m from daycares, schools or hospitals, 40 m from the St. Lawrence Seaway or 60 m from national parks? No way! Consultations on the Government of Quebec’s insane draft regulations that would allow this to happen end on December...
29 November 2017
Imagine a law that ensures products last for years and don’t wear out too soon. A world where products can be easily repaired. A society free of obsolescence—or almost. Like to join us in drafting provisions for this law? READY? LET’S GO! If we want to curb...
28 November 2017
Blog Post by Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances Équiterre was invited to present its family farmer network as a lead player in the growth of local, organic production and consumption in Quebec at The Organic World Congress (OWC) of the...
16 November 2017
by Steven Guilbeault, Senior Director, Équiterre Coal is rarely mentioned in Quebec, owing to its miniscule place in our energy portfolio (only 1.27% of energy consumption). The situation is quite different elsewhere in the country and in the world. Coal represents nearly 60% of...
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