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Tag: United Nations

National Adaptation Strategy to build climate ready communities

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The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, has launched a public consultation to develop Canada’s first National Adaptation Strategy, a whole-of-society blueprint...

Scientists call for cap on production to end plastic pollution

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An international group of experts says the production of new plastics should be capped to solve the plastic pollution problem. The authors argue that...

Call for Code challenge urges developers to create sustainable tech solutions

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Call for Code Creator David Clark Cause, in partnership with founding partner IBM, United Nations Human Rights and the Linux Foundation, launched the 2022 Call for Code...

Tidal Wave of Green Swans: How tech can help navigate climate...

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By Neil Sahota Many are concerned about the increasingly brutal wildfires burning every year along the West Coast in British Columbia down to California. The...

Time to end fossil fuel era, advises UN’s IPCC

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Governments, businesses, industry and financial institutions around the world must significantly increase efforts if the world is to avoid heating beyond 1.5 C over...

UN appoints Catherine McKenna chair of net-zero expert group

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Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the world has seen an increasing number of net-zero commitments, in particular from the private and...

Canada supports historic global agreement to end plastics pollution

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Yesterday marked the final day of the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly – UNEA 5.2 in Kenya, Nairobi. Heads of...

Schneider Electric inspires next gen of women in STEM

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Mississauga, Ontario-based Schneider Electric, a global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is highlighting its work with the World Woman...

Celebrating Black environmental leadership and breaking down systemic barriers

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Every February, people across Canada and the United States participate in Black History Month events, festivities and tributes that honour the legacy of Black...

COP26 results in climate agreement but skepticism remains

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COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 wrapped up two eventful weeks of global climate pledges and high-level consensus on key climate action...
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