Global investors are already mobilizing capital to take advantage of investment opportunities in climate-smart infrastructure, emissions-reducing technology and updated electricity grids.
We need to equip Canada’s financial sector to steer us through a global economic transition on our own terms.
It can be tempting to point fingers, but people with other priorities aren’t necessarily bad.
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In the end, climate policy didn't swing the federal election, and for those on the losing side it can be tempting to play the blame game. But listening and respect are much better ways to move forward.
Tens of thousands of students march in Sydney, Australia in March 2019 to demand action on climate change.
Can new language change the way the public and politicians perceive the hazards of the Earth's changing climate?
A scientist explains how global warming is affecting the entire world – from the mountains, to the sea.
Hurricane Michael reportedly caused an estimated $25 billion in damage. But that doesn’t tell the whole story.
With hurricane season comes the usual efforts by insurance companies and government agencies to calculate the economic costs. An economist explains how they're doing it wrong.
Poor understanding can be put down to the content in Kenyan schools' curricula.
Why radical changes to society are needed if we are to escape environmental disaster.
Climate scientist Mark Maslin talks to his 13-year old daughter about why she's going to a climate strike.
Optimism is an essential part of our climate solution.
A new movie highlights the importance of radical hope and courageous action in responding to the climate crisis
A small boat in the Illulissat Icefjord is dwarfed by the icebergs that have calved from the floating tongue of Greenland’s largest glacier, Jacobshavn Isbrae.
Sea levels could rise by two metres by 2100, sparking a refugee crisis unlike anything the world has ever seen.
It’s not cows’ fault they fart, but the methane they produce is warming the planet.
Removing human-related methane from the atmosphere could reduce global warming by 15%.
The principles that drive financial markets emphasize short-term profits at the cost of long-term benefits.
Investors are increasingly concerned about climate change, but for the markets to deploy their full capacities, the dominant principles that guide them need to be revised.
All is not well in the world just because stock markets are up – particularly when it comes to climate change.
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Don't let stock markets reports convince you that when the markets are up, all is well in the world. When the market is up, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is up, and the global environment is down.
A new study found shallow water corals with high temperature tolerance in their DNA. Could they make reefs more resilient to climate change?
Droplets rising from the Champagne vent on the ocean floor in the Mariana Islands. Fluids venting from the site contain dissolved carbon dioxide.
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Thousands of years ago, carbon gases trapped on the seafloor escaped, causing drastic warming that helped end the last ice age. A scientist says climate change could cause this process to repeat.
A recent poll suggests many Canadians support the idea of a Green new Deal.
The idea of the Green New Deal has been around for more than a decade. Why all the fuss about it now?
Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.
The emissions from this tanker don’t count towards the UK’s emissions target.
Contrary to the advice of the UK's climate advisers, aiming for net zero before 2050 is credible – but the country must reassess how much its future is worth.
The current system drives social injustice and environmental destruction, a new approach to address both is called for.
Fridays For Future strikes in New Delhi, India.
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.