Browsing: Sectors

Pollution Probe identifies a range of stories and news articles within our nine sectors of expertise, which are relevant to our community.

Energy
0 Real Reconciliation: Advancing Indigenous – Business Clean Energy Relationships
By Steven Pacifico & Chris Henderson THE Truth and Reconciliation Commission made a loud and clear call for a new era of people-centered and respect-based relationships between Indigenous Communities and Canada.  The Commission and its recommendations, was a watershed moment for our country. Can Canadian society “walk the talk” and embrace Real Reconciliation; especially in resource
Human Health
0 The Big and Small of Nanomaterials
Nanomaterials can be found in everything from doughnuts to medicine to sunscreen. They have particles or constituents that are so small that they can infiltrate parts of the body – for example, cross the blood-brain barrier – that most other particles cannot. And because they are so small, they interact with living organisms and the
Waste
0 Reducing Coal Use in Energy-Intensive Industries Just Became A Bit Easier in Ontario
The Government of Ontario has revised its regulations relating to reducing coal use in energy-intensive industries. The changes allow those industries, such as cement, lime, iron and steel, to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by switching from coal and coke to alternative low-carbon fuels, including biomass and non-recyclable residual waste. Facilities seeking to take advantage