Welcome to the Ontario Environment Network (OEN) website! We are a non-profit, non-governmental network coordinating the efforts of over 500 Ontario environmental groups working towards and promoting protection of the environment.
The OEN offers many services: we provide a central referral service for anyone seeking environmental information, organize workshops and conferences, publish resource materials, facilitate issue-specific caucuses, and maintain a database of Ontario environmental groups as well as a delegate database for public consultations.
OEN On-Line Community Forum
People in Ontario use 50% more energy per person than their neighbours in New York State. That’s a big gap that can’t be explained away by a colder climate or other factors – the bottom line is that we are simply much more wasteful in our energy use.
We need to close that gap to save money, make our businesses and industries more competitive, and avoid the multi-billion dollar cost – and risks – of new nuclear and gas plants. It’s time for Ontario to get serious about energy efficiency by making it the first choice for meeting our needs, whether it's a warm house or a cold beer....