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Dec 6th, 2023
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Ontario Clean Air Alliance Napanee takes the bait Last night, Greater Napanee Town Council decided to sell its residents’ right to clean air and a safe climate to Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Town Council endorsed OPG’s plan to build a third massive gas-fired power plant in Napanee in exchange for...
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Dec 6th, 2023
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By Marco Chown Oved, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star November 29, 2023 At a meeting on Monday evening, Loyalist Township declined to support a new gas plant. On Tuesday, Napanee council endorsed a bid by Atura power to build a new gas plant in their community. Local municipal councils in Eastern Ont...
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Dec 3rd, 2023
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Ontario doubles down on climate denial The Ford Government is making it clearer than ever that it has no interest in addressing climate change, despite record global temperatures and a summer of fires that blanketed much of this province in choking smoke. Using the “Independent” Electricity System Op...
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Dec 3rd, 2023
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OrilliaMatters Staff, Nov 27, 2023 Plan takes ‘onnovative steps forward to ensure that the county continues to lead in providing a regional approach to environment stewardship,’ says official SIMCOE COUNTY ************************* On Nov. 14, 2023, County Council passed the Corporate Cli...
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Dec 3rd, 2023
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Peak power demand management or gas plants? Technologies like heat pumps and electric vehicles are taking off. That’s good news for our climate but concerns have been raised about the impact of this trend on electricity supplies. There’s no question that here in Ontario the Ford Government has been c...
Nov 15th, 2023
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ONTARIO CLEAN AIR ALLIANCE First the good news: Ontario is now offering free cold-climate air-source heat pumps (ASHP) to income-eligible households that currently have electric baseboard heating. According to the province’s Save On Energy program, switching from electric baseboards to a cold climate...
Nov 15th, 2023
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WILDERNESS COMMITTEE Doug Ford’s plans to build new gas plants for electricity generation would be a disaster for the climate and affordable energy. There are cleaner and cheaper options to build a net-zero power grid for the province by 2035, in line with Canada’s target for 100 per cent clean...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Ontario Clean Air Alliance Quebec understands something Ontario doesn’t: How to build a modern energy system. Our neighbours to the east have just announced they are going to meet 100% of their future electricity needs by investing in energy efficiency and renewables (wind, solar, waterpower and biog...
Nov 4th, 2023
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The federal government is about to decide how to move forward a key piece of climate policy – and they need our support to make it as strong as possible. Right now, ministers are developing the contents of a brand-new Green Buildings Strategy – and if enough of us raise our voices, we could convince ...
Nov 4th, 2023
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Greenpeace Do you know what’s happening one month from now? COP28, also known as the United Nations climate change conference, is starting on November 30th. We know the world headlines are incredibly hard to watch right now. Climate change will put increased pressure on achieving peace, and COP...