Greening Nova Scotia’s  healthcare system in a  COVID-19 world

Greening Nova Scotia’s healthcare system in a COVID-19 world

The pandemic taught us we can make sweeping changes to healthcare when crisis arrives. The climate crisis has arrived.

By MIRA DIETZ CHIASSON, Dec 3/20


Environmental racism bill goes to second reading in House of Commons

Environmental racism bill goes to second reading in House of Commons

Debate starts Thursday on the bill, which Ingrid Waldron and Lenore Zann developed.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 3/20


The climate crisis is still here

The climate crisis is still here

Hundreds gather in downtown Halifax in the name of intersectional climate justice.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Sep 25/20


Ocean's Week Halifax kicks off online

Ocean's Week Halifax kicks off online

Trivia, a virtual fish dissection and a keynote address with Future Ancestors

by ISABELLE HURLEY, Jun 8/20


David Suzuki: Many crises expose systemic failings

David Suzuki: Many crises expose systemic failings

From Coronavirus to climate change to oil and gas to shrinking biodiversity.

by DAVID SUZUKI, May 20/20


Should we be scared of murder hornets?

Should we be scared of murder hornets?

No. But what is scary is that more than one-quarter of all insects have disappeared since 1990.

by DAVID SUZUKI, May 13/20


Why talk to downplay COVID-19 and climate seems so similar

Why talk to downplay COVID-19 and climate seems so similar

The disinformation industry uses the same playbook to create doubt.

by AMYWESTERVELT, Apr 25/20


"Solar chickens" and the future of farming

"Solar chickens" and the future of farming

Learn how agrivoltaics will let farmland co-exist with energy farms, from our CCNow partners at The Chistian Science Monitor.

by LYNN FREEHILL-MAYE, Apr 25/20


The history of Earth Day, from radical roots to big green in 50 years

The history of Earth Day, from radical roots to big green in 50 years

A longread from our CCNow partners at Teen Vogue.

by MOLLY TAFT, Apr 22/20


The coronavirus has lessons for journalists covering the climate crisis

The coronavirus has lessons for journalists covering the climate crisis

Earth Day’s 50th anniversary serves as a moment to reflect on how to more rigorously cover the climate story.

by KYLE POPE AND MARK HERTSGAARD, Apr 22/20


And then there's the climate crisis

And then there's the climate crisis

Earth Day welcomes a special journalism project to the world, although honestly, it can wait until Nova Scotia is ready.

by KYLE SHAW, Apr 22/20


NS supreme court says environment minister "committed palpable and overriding error" around Alton Gas

NS supreme court says environment minister "committed palpable and overriding error" around Alton Gas

Project now requires 120 more days of consultation with Sipekne’katik First Nation

by LAURA CUTMORE, Apr 7/20


Defending Indigenous sovereignty from Wet’suwet’en Territory to Mi’kma’ki

Defending Indigenous sovereignty from Wet’suwet’en Territory to Mi’kma’ki

Actions of solidarity across the country as raids echo what’s happened in the past to Alton Gas protesters.

by LAURA CUTMORE, Feb 13/20


Talking climate change basics with Halifax climate scientist Jeffrey Taylor

Talking climate change basics with Halifax climate scientist Jeffrey Taylor

From greenhouse gasses to what committed change means

by MIRA DIETZ CHIASSON, Feb 6/20


Eastern Shore rallies behind Owls Head parklands

Eastern Shore rallies behind Owls Head parklands

A behind-the-scenes move by the province to sell the land has community pushing back.

by RICHARD BELL, Jan 30/20


Nova Scotia is behind in shifting the cost of recycling onto companies

Nova Scotia is behind in shifting the cost of recycling onto companies

Nova Scotian consumers are paying twice as a result

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 9/20


Mi’kmaq scholar Daniel Paul on the Boat Harbour closure

Mi’kmaq scholar Daniel Paul on the Boat Harbour closure

Premier McNeil’s decision to uphold Boat Harbour Act marks an important shift.

by TARYN GRANT, Dec 26/19


The Supernatural Design Collective wants architects to play a bigger role in curbing climate change.

The Supernatural Design Collective wants architects to play a bigger role in curbing climate change.

A group of students are challenging their faculty and curriculum to do better.

by ETHAN LANG, Dec 5/19


Public meeting aims to clear up confusion around mining project proposals in Nova Scotia

Public meeting aims to clear up confusion around mining project proposals in Nova Scotia

The East Coast Environmental Law Association will talk environmental impact assessments and the best time for folks to raise their voices.

by ANDREW BETHUNE, Nov 28/19


A Nova Scotia teen is suing the federal government in the name of the environment

A Nova Scotia teen is suing the federal government in the name of the environment

Ira Reinhart-Smith and 14 other youth say their lives are at risk due to dangerous climate change, and want the government to step in to help.

by KI ROLLE, Nov 14/19


Being energy efficient is essential to curbing climate breakdown

Being energy efficient is essential to curbing climate breakdown

How Nova Scotia and Canadians can make their footprint smaller—and keep their lives relatively similar

by DAVID SUZUKI, Nov 14/19


Youth lawsuit draws attention to climate crisis

Youth lawsuit draws attention to climate crisis

It's time for adults to pull up their socks and do something about the climate.

by DAVID SUZUKI, Nov 11/19


Harbour rising: Halifax’s harbourfront in 2100, come hell or high water

Harbour rising: Halifax’s harbourfront in 2100, come hell or high water

Between ice age dynamics and global heating, Halifax Harbour is rising faster than most coastal waters around the world and putting billions worth of buildings at risk.

by NICOLETTA DINI, Oct 31/19


Halifax's apartment buildings are a trash-sorting dumpster fire, residents say

Halifax's apartment buildings are a trash-sorting dumpster fire, residents say

Some residents say they’re fed up with putting in the work only for others to come along and ruin it.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Oct 31/19


The federal election is over; time to get to work

The federal election is over; time to get to work

"We need all political representatives to cast aside their differences and work together to solve this challenge."

by DAVID SUZUKI, Oct 31/19


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