It’s crucial that climate change declarations are accompanied by action — and, as climate change disproportionately impacts vulnerable communities, action needs to be equity-focused.
CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren delivered a guest lecture to criminology students at Carleton University in relation to using legal tools to address ecological crime.
The Government of Canada is further delaying climate action with an announcement of $27.2 million in funding today to develop a Small Modular Nuclear Reactor (SMR). There is no guarantee SMRs will ever produce energy in a safe and reliable manner in Canada.
Environment North's presentation to the Joint Review Panel for this mining EA critiques the mining proponent's lack of consideration of climate, sustainability and socio-economic impacts like community well-being.
Canada’s federal budget for 2022 will be released this spring and has major implications for environmental social justice issues. This blog outlines environmental social justice issues that urgently need federal funding and attention.
78 Public Interest groups, including CELA, are calling on Canada’s biggest banks to drop investments in nuclear power, including so-called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) from their fossil-free and ESG* investment portfolios.