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Mar 22nd, 2024
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Mar 22nd, 2024
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Ontario just keeps getting gassier Ontario saw a huge spike in fossil gas burning for electricity production in 2023, with gas-fired generation increasing by 26% compared to 2022! This is more evidence of how Ontario has become more and more dependent on polluting gas to keep its lights on despite pl...
Mar 22nd, 2024
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NDP calls for 44 tonnes by 2030. Where are PC MPPs? Today, the Ontario New Democratic Party’s Environment Critic, Sandy Shaw, M.P.P. tabled a motion at Queen’s Park calling for a plan to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution to 44 tonnes per year by 2030. According to Sandy Shaw: “As our largest ...
Mar 22nd, 2024
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The Ford government reversed their plan to open up Greenbelt land for developers. You were part of this important victory. Thank you! However, it is clear the Ford government has not ‘changed its stripes’ as the saying goes. The Ford government is: accelerating their plans to force two proposed highw...
Mar 17th, 2024
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GREENPEACE   Did you hear that microplastics are being found in human placentas? That’s right, in a recent study, microplastics were found in every human placenta tested. The scientists analysed 62 placental tissue samples and found the most common plastic detected was polyethylene, which is use...
Mar 17th, 2024
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This free event is a public, casual & informative event providing info and resources to boost confidence in individuals who are considering a switch to EV. Did you know… More than half (54%) of men surveyed indicated that they liked EVs, compared to just 22% of women. However, nearly a quarter of...
Mar 17th, 2024
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  Greys for Green is excited to be partnering with The Town of New Tecumseth, and invites you to our very first EarthFest event to be held on April 27, 2024, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Tottenham Community & Fitness Centre (TCFC), located at 139 Queen Street North in Tottenham. Join Mayo...
Mar 17th, 2024
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Folks, I hope everyone is doing well. The book about the Elmvale Groundwater Observatory has now been published online. The book can be downloaded for free, using the link provided below. Please do not share copies of the book: instead, please provide others with the link to the Groundwater Project w...
Mar 17th, 2024
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ONTARIO CLEAN AIR ALLIANCE A lot has changed in the last decade when it comes to renewable energy. Costs for wind and solar have plummeted. Thanks to exploding worldwide usage, solar and wind are now the lowest cost ways to meet our electricity needs. As Bloomberg Finance noted recently, “in 2004 it ...
Mar 9th, 2024
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DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION Whether it’s through the news, documentaries or personal observation, we can see that human actions are creating serious, long-term impacts on all life. Scientists are telling us that we face a biodiversity crisis, with one million species now at risk of extinction. Canada hos...