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15 December 2018
December 2018, by Courtney Mullins, Senior Communications Officer, Équiterre, from COP24 in Katowice, Poland You can smell the coal in the air in Katowice. A fellow Quebecer’s white cell phone case is now grey. At a press conference yesterday, a Polish doctor said that air...
13 December 2018
This is a blog entry by Marie-Élise Samson, this year’s winner of the Laure Waridel bursary. She is working with world leaders to determine the best agricultural practices to be used to store carbon in agricultural soils and thus combat climate change. ---------------...
29 November 2018
December’s Action of the Month: 12 ideas for a simpler and greener holiday season With the holidays fast approaching, the team at Équiterre invites you to express your love for friends and family, but also for the planet. How? By consuming less… and more wisely! To...
19 November 2018
Give the kids at your school the chance to develop a taste for cooking and healthy food! Recipe for Successful Cooking Workshops is a new, free practical guide to organizing cooking initiatives in schools. Available in electronic or print form, this practical guide aims to...
14 November 2018
A LEG UP FOR TOMORROW’S ENVIRONMENTALISTS Équiterre and the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins are proud to present the 11th Laure Waridel Bursary intended for MA or PhD students. Created in 2008, this bursary valued at $10,000 serves to encourage the dissemination of...
1 November 2018
Carbon pricing is an essential step in the fight against climate change; it reduces pollution and spurs economic innovation.   With the recent announcement by the federal government, carbon pricing will be applied in all the provinces that do not already have a system in...
1 November 2018
Winter is well on its way. Snow was forecast for the first time last weekend—you may have watched some of the early flakes fall. Here are three ways to winterize your home and save energy.       HEATING = 2/3 OF YOUR HYDRO BILL Heating accounts for two...
17 October 2018
FINALLY, Health Canada has recognized that neonics pose significant harm to our environment and to numerous species... but is proposing to wait another 3-5 years to ban them in Canada ! This delay is unacceptable. We only have until November 13th to tell Health Canada to ban all...
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