Alarming Increase in the Prevalence of Autism: Should We Worry About Pesticides?
The alarming increase of autism worldwide is becoming an urgent public health concern. Pesticides are amongst the environmental factors with the highest association with autism. Decreasing exposure to harmful chemicals such as pesticides is an important precautionary measure to help prevent autism.
Pesticides and Parkinson’s Disease. A Well-Established Causal Relationship. Measures to Protect All Citizens.
With this submission, Parkinson Québec is giving a voice to people who are living with Parkinson’s disease, their loved ones, caretakers and all Quebec citizens who are at risk of developing this disease due to pesticide exposure. The recommendations outlined are backed by the most recent evidence from toxicological and epidemiological studies.
Shifting Gears: Climate Solutions for Transportation in Cities, Metro Vancouver Case Study
We’re at a pivotal moment to act on the climate crisis. Transportation accounts for some of the highest carbon emissions. Low-carbon transportation solutions are vital to meeting public demand for climate action. This report looks at the most effective policies in low-carbon transportation for B.C. and Metro Vancouver to reach 2030 and 2050 carbon emission targets.
Comparing Provincial and Federal Oil and Gas Methane Emissions Regulations: Fact Sheets for Policy-Makers
Canadians are demanding climate solutions. Reducing methane emissions is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce greenhouse gas pollution from the oil and gas sector. Find out how provinces are doing.
When the Price is Right: How B.C.’s carbon tax could cost-effectively reduce methane pollution in the oil and gas industry
British Columbia’s carbon tax works, but it is not yet being applied to harmful methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, the province’s largest industrial polluter. This report models two cost-effective approaches to applying B.C.’s carbon tax to methane emissions.