Press

Hear and see some of Dianne’s media coverage:

Television

TVO, The Agenda with Steve Paiken, December 7, 2018, our environmental guardian, https://www.tvo.org/video/our-environmental-guardian

Ontario's Environmental Guardian

CBC News, May 29, 2019: yet more problems with plastic recycling and why it’s time to tax or ban plastic carrier bags, as Victoria and other municipalities have done.

TVO, The Agenda, Climate Accuracy, Activism and Alarmism, July 30, 2019. Powerful, direct language about the #ClimateCrisis is accurate, not "alarmist". We all ought to be alarmed - I am terrified.

CBC The National, August 8, 2019. The Climate Crisis and Food - what's at stake, and what we can do about it, by changing what we eat, how we grow it, and how much of it we throw away. Minutes 23 to 28.

Radio

Metro Morning April 2, 2019: The Environment Commissioner of Ontario is kaput. The last Commissioner to hold the post -- Environmental lawyer Dianne Saxe -- talks about the role of an independent watchdog to help keep the Government honest in a very tough time for climate and the environment: http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/metro-morning/segment/15683966

Cross Country Checkup April 7, 2019: Is a carbon tax the best solution to slow down climate change? https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/checkup-m27ZyJQX-20190407.mp3

The Sunday Edition, April 14, 2019: Conversation with Michael Enright about the exaggerated faith Canadians have in recycling, https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-for-april-21-2019-1.5099057/why-your-recycling-may-not-actually-get-recycled-1.5099103 Listeners' enthusiastic feedback on April 28, starting at 2:13, https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-for-april-28-2019-1.5112097

CBC Ottawa Morning on May 3, 2019, as floodwaters rise.  Weird weather? We haven’t reached a new normal – climate change is just gathering speed. https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1516724803744

Amanda Lang Exponential May 12, 2019: "Dianne Saxe, Saxe Facts/Strategic Advice and Presentations, Climate, Energy, and Environment, was the 5th Environmental Commissioner of Ontario -- a post she accepted in 2015 after decades of work as a globally recognized environmental lawyer. This year the premier of Ontario scrapped the office altogether. I talked to Saxe recently about the significance of that loss." http://www.iheartradio.ca/newstalk-1010/audio/podcasts/exponential-with-amanda-lang-1.3818951

CBC Superior Morning, May 14, 2019, why Climate Changes Everything. https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1522632771652  

Planet Haliburton, May 27, 2019, Ford’s Hard Reverse on the Environment.

Press

It’s time to call climate change what it is – an emergency – and act accordingly

Corporate Knights, May 10, 2019

CBC News online: Why is Canada getting warmer so much faster than the rest of the world?

Climate change is hitting northern Ontario faster. Sudbury CBC, January 7, 2019 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/environmental-commissioner-sudbury-climate-change-1.4966522

Podcasts

PV Buzz, May 22, 2019: "Dianne Saxe joins THE INTERVIEW with pvbuzz.com to discuss her role in making her office matter to Ontarians and the part solar plays in Ontario’s electricity mix."

QP Briefing, May 26, 2019. "Ontario's former environmental commissioner, Dianne Saxe, joins the QP Briefing podcast to talk about the environment, climate change and life after the provincial government shuttered her office .... She sheds some light on what she's hearing from Ontarians as she travels across the province and how she doesn't think Ontario will reach a 30 percent greenhouse gas emissions reduction target by 2030 with current policies. She also talks about the need for both individual and collective action on climate change, saying that individual action is an important place to start, but a "terrible place to stop.""