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EarthMatters

Feb 10, 2020

Plug’n Drive is a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in order to maximize their environmental and economic benefits. Since 2011, Plug’n Drive has established itself as a leader in the electric vehicle industry, a trusted and unbiased source of information on...


Feb 3, 2020

In a study released recently, researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario say they have found a method that could reduce the environmental and safety hazards related to stockpiled tires.

Michael Brook, the study’s lead author and a professor in the department of chemistry and chemical biology at McMaster...


Jan 27, 2020

Yet another form of plastic pollution - "plastiglomerate" - rock-like fragments of plastic, sand grains, debris and organic materials fused together by human-induced fires. 

In certain areas of the Great Lakes surface densities of plastics are as high as those reported for areas of litter accumulation within ocean...


Jan 20, 2020

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) challenges concentrated economic and political power, and instead champions an approach in which ownership is broadly distributed, institutions are humanly scaled, and decision-making is accountable to communities.

Focusing on Public Banking, Broadband Access, Distributed...


Jan 12, 2020

Flooding, drought, shorter planting seasons, insects, fire, and invasive species threaten the integrity of our existing forests. Those threats are being amplified by the effects of climate change.

Forests Ontario has worked hard to strengthen its position as the voice for our forests. Through breakthroughs and...