Monthly Archives: December 2022

The Global Commission on Adaptation

The Global Commission on Adaptation was launched in The Hague on 16th October 2018 by the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. Established by Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands and the leaders of 22 other convening countries, the Commission launched with the mandate to accelerate adaptation by elevating the political […]

Climate activism is more powerful than people realize

Global warming has increased the number of extreme weather events around the world by 400% since the 1980s. Countries know how to stop the damage from worsening: stop burning fossil fuels and shift to renewable energy, electrify transportation and industry, and reduce the carbon intensity of agriculture. But none of this is happening fast enough to […]

Waste management guide 2023

Happy Holidays! We just received in a mail, this thoughtful card, Waste Management Guide 2023. I think that this is very nice gesture from the City of Toronto, to remind us that we are all in this together, that we are all part of the problem and also part of the solution.   Spread the word

Canada’s ban on single-use plastics

You’ll soon be hard-pressed to find plastic checkout bags and plastic forks in Canada. The federal government announced earlier this year that it would ban the manufacture and import of single-use plastics by December. Now, as December 20 approaches, consumers in Canada can expect to find more sustainable solutions available soon. Spread the word

UN Biodiversity Conference: COP15 in Montréal

The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international meeting bringing together governments from around the world. Participants will set out new goals and develop an action plan for nature over the next decade. The conference will be held in Montréal, Quebec, the seat of […]