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Governments Must Do More to Involve Local Electricity Distribution Companies in Promoting Conservation
Local Distribution Companies can to play a greater role in the design and delivery of conservation demand management programs (CDMs), but need a framework of more stable and comprehensive policies and institutional ...
It's Time to Overcome Our Addiction to Economic Growth
Economic growth as we have come to know and experience it is not a feasible option for the long term. Neither is it necessary for improved well-being in countries that have already reached high material living standards. ...
Climate Change and Air Quality
The climate in Ontario has changed between 1979 and 2007. Climate change can have an impact on air quality.
Ontario Needs to Do More to Improve on Sustainability in Its Energy Policy Plans
The Integrated Power System Plan proposed by the Ontario Power Authority failed to maximize its potential contributions to the province’s economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Changing Forests in a Warming World
Severe fires can dramatically alter the future growth of a spruce forest. A severe fire is likely to change the forest to one dominated by broadleaf deciduous trees, especially in drier places.
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
Society Needs to Move Towards Sustainable Energy Systems in Order to Deal with Climate Change
Climate change is at its core an energy problem. However, energy usage is not just an ecological problem. It’s a social one as well. Climate change requires us to look at our energy systems more critically and reduce the ...
Which Method of Emissions Trading Is the Best at Reducing Pollution?
A lab simulation showed that cap-and-trade emissions trading leads to less pollution than baseline-and-credit if the emissions rate stays the same.
Business Plays a Key Role in Shaping Regulation
The relationship between business ethics and regulation is complex. The role of MNCs in shaping regulation is growing. MNCs in emerging economies need to take an active approach in shaping their regulatory environments.
Ontario Must Continue to Make Strategic Policy Investments to Support the Growth of Renewable Energy
Renewable energy helps to fight climate change. It creates sustainable jobs and economic growth. There is an urgent need for Ontario to develop new policies that support renewable energy.