Holding climate change to 1.5 might be possible – but in the best case, we’ll blow past the limit first and then backpedal.
The notion that wildfire smoke is ‘natural,’ and therefore less harmful than other types of air pollution, is not supported by the evidence. Wildfire smoke has been linked to adverse health effects.
The National Party’s transport policy risks locking the country into a car-dependent, high-carbon future.
Regulating greenhouse gas emissions is an important part of Canada’s strategy to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. However, a newly published study illustrates why enforcing regulation is key.
Returns cost companies billions of dollars in lost sales. They also generate emissions and packaging waste. Two logistics experts offer some tips from psychology for more sustainable returns.
The environmental pawprint of pets is huge – and it’s mostly down to what we feed them.
An expert in atmospheric science sheds light on Earth’s energy imbalance and its consequences for humankind.
We shouldn’t let controversy over the approval of one small, short-lived mine distract from more consequential decisions looming on coal.
Governments are more than regulators — they are also major greenhouse gas emitters.
Paying for the true cost of consumption could help grow the economy.
A supercomputer spent six months projecting localised rainfall extremes decades into the future.
Energy inequality will have to reduce substantially by 2050 to maintain a safe climate and decent living standards for all.
A gradual drawdown of gold mining is a critical step towards sustainability.
Canada’s zero-emissions vehicle sales target will need hundreds of thousands of EV charging points to be installed in homes, workplaces, retail spaces and along highway corridors in the coming years.
Rocket emissions in the upper atmosphere can damage the ozone layer but are neither measured nor regulated. It’s a policy gap we have to close if the space industry is to grow sustainably.
Culling water buffalo is expensive. What if land managers could earn carbon credits for controlling the numbers of these methane-belching animals?
Policies that encourage the use of low-carbon technology like heat pumps can help motivate residents to decarbonize their homes.
It’s far easier to see how the stock market is doing than it is to find out the global price of carbon. That has to change.
New research explores why Canadians want SUVs, what they like about them and what might steer drivers towards lower-emitting cars.
The UK is focusing on carbon capture and storage technologies but the future is uncertain.