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.
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.
Room for Both: Realizing a Future with Sustainable Economies and Healthy Caribou Populations
Examples of how and where caribou conservation and industry can co-exist and areas where caribou habitat restoration can contribute to a viable economy in Canada.
Zeroing in on Emissions: Canada’s Clean Power Pathways – A Review
How can we transition Canada’s energy system at a scope, scale and speed commensurate with the scientific consensus on climate breakdown? This report highlights ten technically feasible strategies, actions and considerations.