Monthly Archives: March 2020

Municipalities and Climate Change: How Municipalities Can Make Climate Emergency Declarations Meaningful

By: Sarah Murphy How Do Municipalities Fit into the Climate Change Conversation? Many governments are turning their minds to how they can respond to climate change and growing public concern. Federal and provincial governments in Canada are battling over jurisdiction to implement climate change policies on issues such as carbon taxing and pipeline expansion. However, […]

Environmental Law: What 2019 Can Tell Us About 2020

By: Ryan Chawner A flurry of important environmental law and policy news closed out 2019 and lay the groundwork for 2020. Climate justice activists scored a big win with the Dutch Supreme Court decision in The State of Netherlands v Stichting Urgenda (Urgenda). This decision affirmed that there is a real threat from climate change, […]