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Gord Miller
The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is the province's independent environmental watchdog. Appointed by the Legislative Assembly, the ECO is tasked with monitoring and reporting on compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights, and the government's success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and in achieving greater energy conservation in Ontario.

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Climate Change Science is Certain

- 2014-07-21

Almost 14 years ago, I submitted a special report to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario entitled Climate Change: Is the Science Sound? Concerned about the debate that was ongoing at the time, I felt that – as the …

Thought-Provoking Insights Shared at Environmental Bill of Rights Conference

- 2014-07-16

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR), landmark legislation that has allowed Ontarians to have a say in environmental decisions made by the province. To celebrate and …

Insuring our Future Against Extreme Weather

- 2014-07-14

In my just-released Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, I note that wild weather –such as ice storms and floods – has increasingly captured the attention of Ontarians.  The province has always experienced …

Recent Reports

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Looking for Leadership Special Report, Nov. 2013

The Environmental Bill of Rights at 20:
Your Environment, Your Rights

Looking for Leadership:
The Costs of Climate Inaction
2014 Climate Change Progress Report

A Review of Ontario's Weakened Protections for Species at Risk (Special Report, Nov. 2013)

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Overall Benefits for Ontario's Species at Risk?

Laying Siege to the Last Line of Defence - An Overview

Undermining the role of Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources

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