Gambling on Extinction

On February 11th, 2014, Green 13 screened Revolution, by Rob Stewart. Traveling through 15 countries over four years, he discovered it is not only other species that are in grave danger - - it’s humanity itself. The film covers from the evolution of our species, to the revolution to save us. The current reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change support the thesis of Stewart’s film.

That same evening, Bill Spahic of Real to Reel Productions Inc....

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Alternative Investments - Clean, Green Renewable Energy


by Natasa Zupancic

The Event

Our Alternative Investments - Clean, Green, Renewable Energy event at the freshly renovated Annette Street Branch of Toronto Public Library was a great success – informative, inspiring, hopeful and promising. It was a rare (and thus precious) occasion of having in the same room representatives of four renewable energy cooperatives, each one at a different stage in their journey of not only changing the...

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A MOOC on Climate Change

Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided

It is now clear that without action on climate change, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. Such an increase would threaten to roll back decades of development progress; thus, we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, as well as some of the opportunities for urgent...

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Project Neutral - Year 3

Last fall, for the 3rd year in a row, Green 13 was engaged in Project Neutral’s Household Carbon Footprint Survey Campaign in the Junction, Ward 13 and beyond.  Thank you again, each and every one of you. You play a key role in this pilot project, as we figure out how to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and attain carbon neutrality. This is what is required of us.

According to many, it was the...

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Best Forest Friends

The Best Forest Friends social event held by LEAF Friday, November 29th was a wonderful celebration of volunteers who worked throughout 2013 to safeguard our urban forest. Below, Victoria Badham of LEAF acknowledges Rita Bijons and Timothy Watson for their roles in canvassing to heighten awareness of the ravages of the Emerald Ash Borer on ash trees, to take action to save those ash trees which are savable, as well as to invite folks to...

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