Monthly Archives: November 2019

Launchpad for Significantly more Climate Ambition

As the global climate emergency intensifies and greenhouse gas emissions continue to grow, governments will gather in Madrid for the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 (2 to 13 December 2019) to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Spread the word

Revolutionary recycling? A new technology turns everyday trash into plastic treasure

Eight tons of trash are piled high at the entrance of a small factory in this tree-lined kibbutz — rotting food mixed with plastic bags, dirty paper, castoff bottles and containers, even broken toys. But nothing is headed for a landfill. Instead, what’s next is a process that could revolutionize recycling. Spread the word

Map of Canada shows what each province thinks of climate change

A recent study by Yale University is really showing the divide between Canadians who believe that climate change is a real thing, and those who are in climate change denial. Spread the word

Million Neighborhoods: Mapping Fast-Growing Urban Settlements

We’re proud to launch the Million Neighborhoods Map—a first-of-its-kind visual tool that provides a comprehensive look at informal settlements across Africa and the Global South, helping to identify communities most in need of roads, power, water, sanitation and other infrastructure. Spread the word

Empowering our children to change the world!

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) and Dr. Ellen Field, Faculty of Education, Lakehead University have collaborated on the implementation of Canada’s first National Climate Change Education Survey. Spread the word

25 Canadian Cities Chosen for Intensive Climate Action Pilot

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) in Canada, in collaboration with ICLEI and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), launched a new pilot series to provide advanced climate action support for twenty-five Canadian municipalities. Spread the word

World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

Scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” On the basis of this obligation and the graphical indicators presented below, WE DECLARE, with more than 11,000 scientist signatories from around the world, clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency. […]

The future lies in a circular cycle

… I like to spotlight brands that are changing the game with their commitment to sustainability. I don’t see these brands as competition, but rather cohorts and kindred spirits in the fight against environmental damage. Spread the word