Why Scrapping the #Toronto #Plastic Bag Tax would be a Step in the Wrong Direction

In case you haven't already heard, Rob Ford is considering an end to the plastic bag tax.  I guess ending the war on car wasn't going fast enough, so he decided to end the war on poorly made plastics too.  According to a recent Sun Article, "the mayor’s office had received several calls and e-mails … Continue reading Why Scrapping the #Toronto #Plastic Bag Tax would be a Step in the Wrong Direction

No #Dolphin Kill Policy Holds in #Taiji, Japan…thus far in September

Hans Peter Roth and Kyoko Tanaka, dedicated members of our Save Japan Dolphins Team from, respectively, Switzerland and Japan, are in Taiji checking the activity in the infamous Cove. Hans Peter reports: “I returned alone to the cove about 2 pm. Things had completely quieted down. The nationalists had gone. But still five police cars … Continue reading No #Dolphin Kill Policy Holds in #Taiji, Japan…thus far in September

#Toronto named top #sustainable city

Toronto is the most sustainable large city in Canada, according to Corporate Knights Magazine, which recently released its 2010 Most Sustainable Cities Ranking. Toronto edged out last year’s winner, Edmonton, for its commitment to sustainability in both policy and practice.  Indicators included air quality, water use, employment, housing costs, waste diversion, and quality of life … Continue reading #Toronto named top #sustainable city