It’s time for action on public transit

By |March 11th, 2014|

On the heels of new research by the Pembina Institute, Move the GTHA is putting pressure on regional politicians to make clear commitments to fund public transit. Instead of vague statements, residents across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area deserve concrete funding plans to reduce congestion and air pollution.

TAF recognized for role in shutting down coal plants

By |February 28th, 2014|

TAF recently got honoured by the Ontario Clean Air Alliance for its critical role in bringing about the Ontario coal phase-out. TAF supported the OCAA-led push to close the coal plants with eight grants totaling $400,00. The successful campaign led to the shutdown of all coal-fired plants in Ontario, savings millions of tons of carbon emissions and drastically improving air quality for Ontarians.

Toronto beats Kyoto greenhouse gas reduction target

By |May 6th, 2013|

According to a new report, Toronto's 2012 carbon emissions are now estimated at 23.2 million tonnes, down 15 per cent from 1990 levels. This is more than double the 6 per cent reduction target established by Toronto City Council in 2007, based on Canada’s target under the Kyoto Protocol.