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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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Perceptions of COP20 – UN Conference on Climate Change

- 2014-12-17

I have just returned from the COP20 meeting in Lima, Peru and I thought it might be valuable to offer a few comments and perceptions. This event is, of course, the 20th annual meeting of the Conference of the Parties …

The ECO is Off to Lima

- 2014-12-04

¡Hola! ¿Que tal? It happens every December: the annual United Nations climate change conference. In previous years you may have noticed a flurry of media stories on climate right before the holidays. The first …

When is a Park not a Park?

- 2014-12-03

How we choose to manage Ontario’s publicly owned Crown lands has been the subject of much heated debate throughout the years. There was a time when Ontario’s forests were viewed almost exclusively as a source of …

Recent Reports



Looking for Leadership


Smart from Sunrise to Sunset:
A Primer on Ontario's Evolving Electricity Grid

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

Managing New Challenges
2013/14 Annual Report

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Inaction Threatens Health at Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Commit to End Logging in Algonquin Provincial Park

Commissioner Questions Growth Plan’s Effectiveness

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