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Increase in GHG Emissions in 2018

May 27, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

New data shows that Ontario’s greenhouse gas emissions spiked in 2018, after declining for a decade before that. What happened?

While Covid-19 has likely caused a significant decrease in greenhouse gas emissions, we know the structural issues that caused emissions to rise in 2018 continue to exists. Going back to business as usual will not be an option as emissions would continue to get worse.

What happened and how can we prevent this trend from continuing?

Increase in GHG Emissions in 2018

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Join us as we welcome Sarah Buchanan from Environmental Defence as we discuss the impacts that structural systems have on increasing our GHG emissions in Ontario. Read her blog here.

Sarah Buchanan | Program Manager, Clean Economy @sbuchananTO

Sarah began her environmental activism at age six, when she proudly began wearing a t-shirt with the word RECYCLE spelled out in silver sequins. Sarah has worked for the last 15 years in advocacy, media, and politics in both Ontario and British Columbia. She was inspired to join Environmental Defense’s team through a desire to drive swift action on climate change, and now works with people, businesses, and government to advocate for climate solutions in Ontario. Read Sarah’s blogs here.here.



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