May 22 - May 29
Before you log off for the weekend, the Sussex Environment Team hopes you take a look at what’s being talked about this week in the world of the environment. We even found a climate change playlist – who knew Smash Mouth’s All-Star talked about climate?
Principles for getting Canada back to work and prosperity.
Philip Cross, Jack Mintz, Donald Savoie, Ken Coates. Macdonald Laurier Institute. May 22, 2020.
ULI Coastal Forum Looks at How Toronto Is Floodproofing for the Future.
Leah Sheppard. Urban Land Institute. May 18, 2020.
Built by Oil’s Riches, Houston Goes 100% Green Years Earlier.
David Wethe. Bloomberg Green. May 22, 2020.
It’s time for our financial statements to reflect the vital value of nature.
Christian Heller, Natalia Moudrak, Robyn Seetal, David Steuerman, Mike Puddister, Roy Brooke. Corporate Knights. May 22, 2020.
EV Fast-charger expansion: making the economics work for utilities.
Jeff Turner. Electric Autonomy Canada. May 21, 2020.
Coca-Cola and Carlsberg Will Switch to Plant-Based Bottles That Break Down Within a Year.
Megan Cooper. Modern Met. May 20, 2020.
Could government relief efforts signal future policy priorities?
Greg Dalgetty. Investment Executive. May 22, 2020.
Christiana Figueres: How can we choose optimism – even in the darkest times?
NPR/Ted Staff. NPR/ Scribd. May 22, 2020.
SEC Recommends Creating Disclosure Framework for ESG Investments.
Christine Giordano. Chief Investment Officer. May 22, 2020.
Methane Digesters and Carbon Capture: Stopping Emissions At Source.
Dave Olsen. Medium. May 22, 2020.
Energy won’t be the same when this is over.
Will Englund. The Washington Post. May 22, 2020.
Sir David Attenborough says coronavirus means the battle against climate change has been put ‘rather in the distant future’.
Sam Blitz. Daily Mail. May 24, 2020.
Pandemic will transform tenets of sustainable investing.
Jennifer Wu. Financial Times. May 24, 2020.
Danish groups join forces to deliver green hydrogen project.
Richard Milne. Financial Times. May 25, 2020.
Global oil demand has yet to peak, energy watchdog predicts.
Javier Blas. Bloomberg News, Financial Post. May 25, 2020.
Forget planting trees. This company is funding 4 far-out carbon removal projects.
Emily Pontecorvo. Grist. May 22, 2020.
Green Recovery Could Create 850,000 British Jobs, Report Finds.
Rachel Morison. Bloomberg News, Financial Post. May 26, 2020.
COP26: UK proposes new date for delayed climate change summit.
Kevin Keane. BBC News. May 26, 2020.
The World’s Biggest Green Hydrogen Plant Is Planned For California. Its Prospects For Electric Power And Transportation?
Ken Silverstein. Forbes. May 26, 2020.
Plastics bans, environmental monitoring get short shrift during pandemic.
Canadian Press. Cleantech Canada. May 25, 2020.
U.S. cities find green ways to reduce storm floods.
Janet McConnaughey, The Associated Press. Cleantech Canada. May 26, 2020.
Climate Change Burns Its Way Up the Pop Charts.
Kendra Pierre-Louis and John Schwartz. New York Times. May 27, 2020.
How a post-pandemic stimulus can both create jobs and help the climate.
Hauke Engel, Alastair Hamilton, Solveigh Hieronimus, Tomas Nauclér, David Fine, Dickon Pinner, Matt Rogers, Sophie Berteau, Peter Cooper, Sebastien Leger. McKinsey & Company. May 27, 2020.
Kilowatt koalas … the batteries-up-poles project that sends a powerful message about residential storage.
EcoGeneration. May 27, 2020.
Hydrogen Primed For Key Role in World’s Greenest Stimulus Plan.
Ewa Krukowska, Vanessa Dezem. Bloomberg Green. May 27, 2020.
Covid-19 Blows a $400 Billion Hole in Global Energy.
Liam Denning. Bloomberg, Financial Post. May 27, 2020.
The pandemic won’t derail the green energy transition.
Eamon Barrett. Fortune. May 28, 2020.
What Lessons Have We Learned From COVID-19 That Can We Apply To Clean Energy?
Daniel Goldman. Forbes. May 27, 2020.
Reckoning with the overlooked business risks of climate change.
Tom Fleming, Simon London. McKinsey & Company. May 28, 2020.
Medical groups urge G20 to focus on climate change with COVID-19 aid packages.
Ben Cousins. CTV News. May 25, 2020.
China Purging Coal from Green Bonds Seen Luring Investors.
Bloomberg News. Financial Post. May 29, 2020.
Shaping the next normal of packaging beyond COVID-19.
David Feber, Oskar Lingqvist, Daniel Nordigarden. McKinsey & Company. May 26, 2020.
Chevron’s Investors Defy Board in Demanding Climate Disclosures.
David Wethe and Kevin Crowley. Bloomberg. May 27, 2020.
Is Canadian hydrogen fuel cell technology soon to be as popular at home as it is abroad?
John Lorinc. May 28, 2020. Electric Autonomy Canada.
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