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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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Connecting the Dots on Climate Data in Ontario

Where can decision makers find credible projections of the future climate? And what are the emerging climate data needs of Ontario decision makers?

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario hosted a roundtable in early 2015 which focused on these and related questions, and today released a report on the event.


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What are Ontario’s trends on reducing greenhouse gas emissions?

- 2015-07-16

Last week the ECO released Feeling the Heat: 2015 Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report. Find out what Acting Commissioner Ellen Schwartzel had to say about it … Related PostsOntario needs user-friendly …

Connecting the dots on climate data in Ontario

- 2015-07-14

Ontario’s communities are built based on historic weather patterns. Homes are built in areas that are believed to be safe from flooding and other natural hazards. Roads are built to withstand typical seasonal …

Feeling the Heat: 2015 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

- 2015-07-07

Feeling the Heat: Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2015 This report was submitted to the Legislative Assembly by Ellen Schwartzel, Acting Environmental Commissioner of Ontario on July 7, 2015. Download the full report …

Recent Reports




Connecting the Dots on Climate Data in Ontario:
Roundtable Report

Planning to Conserve
2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report

Feeling the Heat:
2015 Greenhouse Gas
Progress Report

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Feeling the Heat: 2015 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

Commit to End Logging in Algonquin Provincial Park

Commissioner Questions Growth Plan’s Effectiveness

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