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TORONTO STAR: Anneke Smit op-ed on COVID-19 municipal emergency powers

Centre for Cities Director Dr. Anneke Smit co-authored an op-ed for the Toronto Star with UBC Allard School of Law's…

Mourning a death. Autoworkers on boats from both sides of the border, including members of the United Auto Workers' Downriver Anti-Pollution League, hold a wake on the Detroit River on the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, and lay a floral wreath to signify the

WINDSOR STAR: As Earth Day turns 50, COVID-19 offers valuable warning

Co-lead of the Cities and Climate Action Forum, Anneke Smit, discusses the risk of losing momentum on climate action with…

Former Toronto Mayor Dave Miller speaks at a youth climate change conference on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the Capitol Theatre in Windsor, ON. DAN JANISSE / Windsor Star

WINDSOR STAR: Youth gather from across the province to discuss climate change

Mary Caton caught up with some student participants to share their stories and experiences at the Youth Workshop on Local…

Source: University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario by Ken Lund.

LAW TIMES: Windsor Law Cities and Climate Action receives $125,000 in federal funding

The University of Windsor has received $125,000 through the Climate Action Fund to help advance meaningful climate action in Ontario. Bernise Corolino…

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CBC AFTERNOON DRIVE: Cities and Climate Action students interviewed

Windsor has approved a budget for 2020 — but how does it perform in light of the city's declaration of…

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CTV WINDSOR: Cities and Climate Action co-lead Smit, students interviewed

The City of Windsor will meet on January 27, 2020 to deliberate over the municipal budget. Watch to see what…

WINDSOR STAR: Cities & Climate Action co-lead Smit on drive-thrus in climate emergency

A climate emergency — and a drive-thru for 27 cars: Windsor Star reports on municipal control over the establishment of…

Leamington DHS students work with local councillors and municipal staff at the 10 December Windsor Essex High School Climate Summit

AM800: Cities and Climate Action students lead workshop at high school climate summit

Windsor Law Cities and Climate Action Forum students led a workshop on constructive climate engagement with municipal councillors and staff…

WINDSOR STAR: Windsor Law students appear before Essex County Council

“What is the cost of doing nothing? Can we afford to do nothing?” The question posed by Essex County Warden…

UWINDSOR DAILY NEWS: Windsor Law students lead national research-a-thon

The national event, timed to coincide with the Global Law Clinics Day of Action on Climate Change, was organized by…

City of Windsor councillors declared a climate change emergency at Monday evening's council meeting, joining over 400 communities across Canada. (Katerina Georgieva/CBC)

CBC WINDSOR: Windsor Law students delegates at Windsor city council

Cities and Climate Action Forum students Sharath Voleti and Adrian Halpert appeared as delegates as Windsor City Council passed a…

University of Windsor law students participated in a Canada wide research-a-thon on municipalities and climate change on Monday, November 18, 2019. Ali Tejani, a third year law student is shown during he event. DAN JANISSE / WINDSOR STAR

WINDSOR STAR: coverage of Windsor Law-organized national research-a-thon

Windsor Law's Cities and Climate Action Forum students joined their law student counterparts on campuses across the country Monday to…