Climate-friendly Hubs: The Bathurst-finch Unison Hub
Check the virtual tour and learn more about how the Bathurst-Finch Unison Hub is supporting a healthy, equitable and climate-friendly neighbourhood.Learn more
Toronto still on track for 2020 climate targets, but rise in emissions shows need to redouble climate action in 2021
For immediate release November 15, 2020Learn more
City Council Report Back: Toronto’s COVID-19 Recovery and Rebuild Plan
The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) has worked to inform the City’s recovery plan and ensure it delivers a green and just recovery. We made submissions to TORR, individually and in partnership with front-line community organizations, and recently presented our response to the report to Mayor John Tory and the City’s Executive Committee.Learn more
City’s Recovery and Rebuild Report: Will it deliver a just and green recovery?
Hundreds of community groups and thousands of residents have given feedback into the process of developing Toronto’s recovery plan. Now, the results are public. Will the City's reports and recommendations create a Recovery and Rebuild plan that delivers a just and green recovery? Read our analysis.Learn more
What are the responsibilities of environmental organizations in building a racially-just society?
TEA's Executive Director Emmay Mah shares her reflections on allyship. At a time when the struggle for racial justice is at the forefront of public discourse, environmental organizations like the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) are compelled to reflect on their roles and responsibilities in addressing the inequity, violence, and systemic oppression experienced by Black, Indigenous and other racialized peoples. At TEA, our commitment to more deeply embed an equity lens in our work, and build meaningful relationships with racialized communities, is an ongoing process. While I do not claim to have all the answers, I’d like to share some thoughts on what allyship can look like for us and other environmental organizations, and how we can contribute to catalyzing and supporting lasting change.Learn more
[VIDEO] Toward a Green and Just Recovery from COVID-19: An Online Panel Discussion
Watch the video recording of the online panel discussion held on April 23rd.Learn more
LETTER: Recommendations to the Mayor’s Economic Support and Recovery Task Force
A new Task Force was struck by Mayor Tory to develop a recovery plan for Toronto. We sent a letter to the Mayor and Councillors with recommendations for a green and just recovery plan.Learn more
There is no environmental ‘silver lining’ to COVID-19 - only choices for a more equitable and sustainable future
Climate disruption, environmental destruction, and the current COVID-19 pandemic are complex problems that require multi-pronged solutions. During this unprecedented time, what can we collectively learn? How do decisions taken today alter the future trajectory of our society and our planet? By Emmay Mah, Executive Director of the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA)Learn more