Climate

Building the Mid-Sized Cycling City

Watch the event recording here Much has been written about the multi-modal successes of Dutch cities and towns, where walking,…

Climate Blog Series: Exploring the Municipal Impacts of Highway 413, Part 1

(6 April 2022) by Relina D'Cruz This blog post is the first of a two-part series focussing on the municipal…

Windsor’s Cycling History: Windsor has been and is a Cycling City

Read the report Watch the presentation (28 September 2021) The Windsor Law Centre for Cities has released a new report,…

Anneke Smit, associate professor, faculty of law at the University of Windsor, is pictured in the School of Creative Arts in the former Armouries building in downtown Windsor on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. DAX MELMER / WINDSOR STAR

WINDSOR STAR: Anneke Smit Discusses Analyzing Bylaws Through the Lens of Climate Emergency

(30 July 2021) University of Windsor Associate Professor and Windsor Law Centre for Cities Director, Anneke Smit, discusses how analyzing…

Climate Blog Series: Steps to Effective and Inclusive Municipal Public Engagement, Part 1

The Current Framework on Municipal Public Consultations in Ontario This post is the first of five in a new series…

Climate Week at UWindsor brought together UWindsor researchers, community leaders and organizations on climate action and research

(11 March 2021) by Mikal Daniel. From February 22 - 26 the first Climate Week @UWindsor was held. It was…

CCAF Presents: A Fireside Chat with Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson

  Access the event recording here or by clicking on "Event Registration" above. Thank you to all who attended! The…

Windsor Law Cities and Climate Action Forum Presents: A Conversation with Green Party of Canada Leader Annamie Paul

  Event recording available here Annamie Paul was selected in October 2020 as the Green Party of Canada's new leader…

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice/Cities and Climate Action Forum Distinguished Annual Lecture

Thank you to all who attended.  The recording from the event is available here.    

CCAF Climate language municipality mapping tool: Official plans, zoning by-laws and climate emergency declarations

This mapping tool allows municipalities, researchers, and other community organizers to see at a glance which Ontario municipalities have included…

Cities and Climate Action Report Release: Canadian Municipalities’ Community Energy Plan (CEP) Case Studies

(31 August 2020) This research report was completed by Windsor Law 2019-2020 Cities and Climate Action Forum students on request…

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…