July 3 – July 10
Another week, another great list of reading material. The federal government wants your input on proposals for a GHG Offset System. There’s a battle brewing between renewables and natural gas. And people are planting tiny forests! Stay cool this weekend.
Carbon Pollution Pricing: Considerations for Protocol Development in the Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset System.
Environment and Climate Change Canada. July 2, 2020.
With much of the world’s economy slowed down, green energy powers on.
Stanley Reed. New York Times. June 30, 2020.
Research finds fishing gear a major source of ocean microplastics in Atlantic Canada.
Paul Withers. CBC News. July 6, 2020.
Germany’s Coal Power Could Shut Down a Decade Early.
David Fickling. The Washington Post. July 6, 2020.
People are planting tiny urban forests to boost biodiversity and flight climate change.
Alex Thornton. World Economic Forum. July 3, 2020.
Clean technology projects line up bids for $1 billion EU support.
Kate Abnett. Reuters. July 3, 2020.
Siberia is experiencing heatwaves and forest fires – this is why it matters.
Sean Fleming. World Economic Forum. July 3, 2020.
Could paying farmers to store carbon help the climate and save farms?
Maddie Oatman. Mother Jones. May/June 2020 Issue.
The clean car revolution is breaking old industrial towns.
Laura Millan Lombrana and Thomas Gualtieri. Bloomberg News. July 1, 2020.
These are the best ways to tackle air pollution and climate change together.
Richard Fuller. World Economic Forum. July 6, 2020.
Court orders Dakota pipeline shut in latest blow to U.S. fossil fuel projects.
Devika Krishna, Kumar and Valerie Volcovici. Financial Post. July 6, 2020.
Climate change, environmental degradation contributing to rise in disease like COVID-19, UN says.
Nita Bhalla. Reuters. July 6, 2020.
A new report outlines the shipping industry’s plans for decarbonization.
Huibert Vigeveno. World Economic Forum. July 7, 2020.
German Parliament passes bill to move country away from coal and nuclear.
Reuters. July 3, 2020.
CDP launches climate ‘temperature rating’ system for investors.
Simon Jessup. Reuters. July 7, 2020.
The Next Energy Battle: Renewables vs. Natural Gas.
Ivan Penn. New York Times. July 6, 2020.
IMF head urges pandemic response that tackles climate crisis.
Reuters. July 8, 2020.
Major COVID-Related emissions drop still ‘no cause for cheer.’
Eric Roston. Bloomberg News. July 9, 2020.
Doing well by doing good.
Marcus Arcanjo. Medium. July 7, 2020.
Climate change may cause extreme waves in Arctic.
American Geophysical Union. Science Daily. July 7, 2020.
Coverage of the energy sector falls short if it ignores climate change: Don Pittis.
CBC News. July 8, 2020.
A power company’s potent vision: From neutral to negative emissions.
Tom Fleming. McKinsey & Company.
Climate change: ‘Rising Chance’ of exceeding 1.5C global target.
Matt McGrath. BBC News. July 9, 2020.