Tag: United Nations

COP28 deal signals the beginning of the end of the fossil...

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For the finale of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) climate summit in Dubai,...

Canada supports climate change adaptation at COP28

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At the World Climate Action Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, COP28 is underway and major global announcements are rolling out. At the 28th...

Canada’s climate policy up for scrutiny at the UN summit this...

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This week, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, is in New York City to participate in the United Nations General Assembly’s Climate...

PortsToronto launches Canadian debut of WasteShark aquadrone

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PortsToronto, in partnership with RanMarine Technology, today launched a pilot program that saw two WasteShark aquadrones make their Canadian debut in the Toronto Harbour. As...

Policy POV: Canada needs to turn on the taps for water...

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A June 2023 article from the Yale University School of the Environment with the intriguing title "Beyond the Yuck Factor: Cities Turn to 'Extreme'...

Elizabeth Dove is new head of UN Global Compact Network Canada

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Elizabeth Dove has been appointed as the new executive director of the United Nations  Global Compact Network Canada, the Canadian branch of the UN...

Collaboration on clean energy and more underscored at G7 summit

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The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries, which includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as...

Legally binding plastic pollution agreement set for Canada in 2024

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Canada is committed to ending plastic pollution, starting with the launch of the Ocean Plastics Charter during the 2018 G7 Presidency, and followed by...

The G7 summit and decarbonizing industry in Canada

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The Group of 7 (G7) leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, together with the European Union,...

How the finance sector can help fight climate change

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Could climate change spending and innovation be the greatest economic opportunity of our times? Funding of climate change mitigation and adaptation activities could, according...