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  • Renewable Energy

    Canadian Energy Facts and Statistics

    This interactive map breaks down provincial and territorial energy facts and statistics. At a click of a button, students can see a clear representation of energy infrastructure and types of energy being used in their province and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Canadian Environment Definitions

    This link contains a number of definitions for some of Canada's most current and trying environmental issues.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Canadian mining firms worst for environment

    This link leads to an article posted by the Toronot Star entitled, 'Canadian mining firms worst for environment, rights: Report'. The article looks at the effect which Canadian mining companies have had on the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Canadian Youth Whitepaper on Climate Change

    The Centre for Global Education, TakingITGlobal  and Green Learning teamed up with school boards across Canada to host the National Virtual Town Hall on A Canadian Climate Change Strategy. This brought together...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    CBC Media Panel on Climate Change and Extreme Weather

    A CBC Media Panel on climate change and extreme weather (Winnipeg) — although specific to a particular city, this is a good resource to initiate an Inquiry — the link between climate change and taking a shower? Audio...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Center for Sustainable Economics

    CSE works to speed the transition to a sustainable society through rigorous analysis of policy, programs, and projects, by developing creative solutions for government agencies, businesses, non-profits, and educators, and by providing...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Economics, Business Education, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Change is in the air: climate change, clean air and sustainable energy moving from framework to action

    Published by the city of Toronto, this document outlines phase 1 of the Climate Change, Clean Air and Sustainable Energy Action Plan, focusing on challenging climate change and poor air quality which has decreased due to the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Changing climate could end a time-honoured tradition

    This short article, accessible to students summarizes some of the recent research into the effects of climate change on maple trees and maple syrup production.  It discusses what might need to be done to mitigate the effects on...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Family/Consumer Studies, Career Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    City of Toronto - Every Tree Counts

    This resource displays the findings of a 2007 citywide tree canopy study for the city of Toronto focusing on the sustainability of Urban Forestry and the recreational/health benefits it provides to local communities. The research...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Solutions

    City of Toronto Carbon Credit Policy Review workshop Report

    Hosted by the Toronto Environment Office, this review outlines the May 2011 workshop regarding the city of Toronto's carbon credit policy. Various  stakeholders from nonprofit, academic and business sectors met together to...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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