June 19 – June 26
An alarming heat wave in Siberia. What to do with hydrogen. Coffee pods. MC Hammer. Yes you will find references to all four topics and more in the Sussex Environment team’s weekly reading list.
Top 50 Corporate Citizens: Thought leaders, role models, change makers
Rick Spence. Corporate Knights. June 25, 2020.
Report: These rarely used, dirty power plants could be cheaply replaced by batteries
Rachel Ramirez. Grist. June 11, 2020.
Ottawa planning to require low-carbon concrete in federal construction projects
Maura Forrest. Politico. June 11, 2020.
Before Canada bets big on hydrogen, or other clean technologies, it’s gut check time
Adam Radwanski. Globe and Mail. June 19, 2020.
Denmark to introduce green taxes on carbon emissions
Reuters, Financial Post. June 22, 2020.
Feds relaxing new fuel standards in short term, but making them tougher by 2030
Canadian Press, BNN Bloomberg. June 19, 2020.
Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers
Robin McKie. The Guardian. June 21, 2020.
We've been talking climate change action for 30 years. Will COVID-19 finally jolt us into gear?
Michael Slezak. ABC News. June 21, 2020.
Can climate capitalism cure what ails us? Fighting climate change in the age of COVID
Tom Rand. Corporate Knights. June 22, 2020.
Use of forests to offset carbon emissions requires an understanding of the risks
Paul Gabrielsen. University of Utah. Science Daily. June 18, 2020.
Record Amounts Of Clean Energy Installed As Costs Continue To Fall
Mike Scott. Forbes. June 19, 2020.
Exclusive: After BP takes a hit, investors widen climate change campaign
Matthew Green, Simon Jessop. Reuters. June 22, 2020.
UK public 'supports green recovery from coronavirus crisis'
Fiona Harvey. The Guardian. June 23, 2020.
Climate Change Disproportionately Impacts Black Mothers in the US, New Research Shows
Leah Rodriguez. Global Citizen. June 22, 2020.
Forestry Giant Discovers Downside of Planting Millions of Trees
Laura Millan Lombrana. Bloomberg. June 22, 2020.
COVID-19 gives us a chance to design an aviation industry fit for the future
Jens Martin Skibsted. World Economic Forum. June 22, 2020.
Lyft’s commitment to electric vehicles is huge. Three lessons for leaders
Elizabeth Sturcken. Environmental Defense Fund, Medium. June 22, 2020.
5 trends influencing food and beverage packaging
Candy Industry. June 22, 2020.
Blue-sky thinking: how cities can keep air clean after coronavirus
Jonathan Watts. The Guardian. June 7, 2020.
Amazon's carbon footprint rose 15 per cent despite green initiatives
Associated Press, CBC News. June 23, 2020.
Most Americans Say Government Must Do More to Fight Climate Change
Breanna T. Bradham. Bloomberg, Financial Post. June 23, 2020.
How to Tell if Companies Are Truly Fighting Climate Change
Eric Roston. Bloomberg, Financial Post. June 23, 2020.
UN Global Compact 20th-Anniversary Progress Report: Uniting Business in the Decade of Action
DNV GL United Nations Global Compact. 2020. (Released June 2020).
The fight to ban single-use plastics has been set back years by the pandemic — but innovative new products are coming to the rescue
Michael Lewis. Toronto Star. June 22, 2020.
The Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientists
Daria Litvinova, Seth Borenstein. AP News. June 24, 2020.
Big Oil’s Long Bet on Hydrogen Offers a Climate Lifeline
Will Mathis, Akshat Rathi. Bloomberg, Financial Post. June 25, 2020.
UK government advised to harness pandemic to speed zero-carbon aims
Laurie Goering. Reuters, National Post. June 25, 2020.
ArcelorMittal Europe sets out path to net zero by 2050, with pioneering technologies at the forefront of the company’s roadmap for carbon-neutral steelmaking
Globe Newswire, Markets Insider. June 25, 2020.
Methane from manure offers green fuel revenue for US farmers
Gregory Meyer. Financial Times. June 24, 2020.
Here's why e-mobility must be at the heart of the green recovery
Vesa Laisi. World Economic Forum. June 24, 2020.
New study in the publication Nature finds compostable coffee pods a superior alternative to plastic pods
Calvin Lakhan. Advanced Waste Solutions.
These 2 companies can pull CO2 straight from the air
Joe Myers. World Economic Forum. June 26, 2020.
ESG strategies still buoyant despite Covid, say in-house lawyers
Pilita Clark. Financial Times. June 25, 2020.
Satellites reveal major new gas industry methane leaks
Reuters, National Post. June 26, 2020.
Ontario’s Durham Region Moving Ahead With Anaerobic Digester Facility
Advanced Waste Solutions. June 26, 2020.