THE FOSSIL FUEL NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY (FFNPT) is a global initiative to halt the expansion and production of fossil fuels and to fast-track progress towards safer, more sustainable solutions.

Modeled after the 1968 treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons – it is constructed around the same three pillars: non-proliferation (an agreement not to exploit new reserves), disarmament (the managed decline of fossil fuels and their infrastructure) and peaceful transition (a just and peaceful transition to ... More


In October 2020, MobilizeTO contacted Michael Poland from the Treaty team. In November and December, our group spoke to Stand.earth Safe Cities coordinator, and Seth Klein.  Folowing those meetings, in December, a presentation was made at one of Toronto Climate Action Network's (TCAN) meetings, followed by an invitation to TCAN members to participate in a planning meeting. Initial response was slow, but MobilizeTO continued to push forward trying to get groups to support the Treaty. In May, the flood gates opened after a special meeting with TCAN members resulted in other Toronto groups... More


Dear Sirs/Madams:

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraged by the signs of government support to citizens and to the most vulnerable in this crisis, as well as the collaboration shown by all levels of Government. We are also encouraged by the signs of social solidarity among citizens of Toronto in doing their part to mitigate the crisis.  

Please know we appreciate the hard work being done by you and your division to provide needed services. Nonetheless, for many of us, one positive outcome from the tragedy of this pandemic has been the time to reflect on our... More


Dear Councillor,

We are grateful for the Toronto City Council’s long track record of championing a sustainable future for Toronto, and for the recent vote by Council to look into divesting the City’s $5 billion reserve funds from fossil fuels, and instead investing in clean energy.

We are hopeful that the new Infrastructure and Environment Committee will reopen the discussion about the city’s emissions targets, and we are writing to request your support for a motion to express concern over recent Provincial cuts to programs that reduce greenhouse gases and the withdrawal from... More


Dear Councillor,

We are grateful for the Toronto City Council’s long track record of championing a sustainable future for Toronto, and for the recent vote by Council to look into divesting the City’s $5 billion reserve funds from fossil fuels, and instead investing in clean energy.

We have recently learned that the Parks and Environment Committee is reopening the conversation about the city’s emissions targets, and we are writing to request your support for their motion to express concern over recent Provincial cuts to programs that reduce greenhouse gases and the withdrawal... More


This Energy Plan was developed to support the Port Lands Planning Framework.

Regeneration and renewal in the Port Lands presents a unique opportunity to work towards net zero through more aggressive energy reduction targets and low-carbon energy solutions. 

Portlands Energy Plan (pdf)


IPCC chart: The global carbon cycle for the 1990sIn 2010 Getting to Carbon Neutral: A Guide for Canadian Municipalities (pdf) was prepared for Toronto and Region Conservation by Sustainable Infrastructure Group University of Toronto.

It is important to note that this report was prepared seven or more years ago, and the zero carbon neutral target does not have an identified year. It was also... More


The Framework comprises a full set of targets for the very most common building archetypes that require increasing levels of performance over time. Four tiers of performance were developed to take the building industry from today’s building practices to a near-zero emissions level of performance by the year 2030.