Enviromental Commissioner of Ontario - Our Enviroment... Your Rights / Commissaire a l'environnement de l'Ontario: Notre environnment ... vos droits
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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The Registry: Remarkable, but Ready for a Refresh

- 2014-09-17

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights. It has been a good reason to celebrate, and has given me a chance to reflect on the various civic engagement tools built into the …

Climate Data: For Baselines, Trend Lines and the Bottom Line

- 2014-08-19

Today I want to zero in on the urgent need for made-in-Ontario climate projections. How can we prepare for climate change and make long-term decisions – how high to build a bridge, for example, or where to site a …

The Unforgiving Truth About Unburnable Carbon

- 2014-07-28

In a recent blog highlighting the findings in my 2014 Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, I stressed that the science of climate change is unequivocal: humans are changing the global climate through deforestation …

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Looking for Leadership

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

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

Sink, Swim or Tread Water? Adapting Infrastructure to Extreme Weather Events

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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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