May 29 - June 5
Today is World Environment Day – a day to reflect on what we all need to do to be better stewards of this planet. Get some ideas about where you can start and what others are doing from this week’s reading list, put together by the Sussex Environment Team.
Feds must focus on bolstering Canada’s natural infrastructure in stimulus plan.
Shawn McCarthy. iPolitics. June 3, 2020.
Green Stimulus Debate Needs to Go Nuclear.
Clara Ferreira Marques. Bloomberg Opinion, Financial Post. May 31, 2020.
U.S. Treasury unveils rules for carbon capture tax credits.
Reuters, Financial Post. May 29, 2020.
Investors, scientists urge IEA head to take bolder climate stance.
Matthew Green. Reuters, Financial Post. May 29, 2020.
Covid-19 has given us the chance to build a low-carbon future.
Christiana Figueres. The Guardian. June 1, 2020.
This factory is growing a new kind of food for cows: A seaweed that reduces their burps.
Adele Peters. Fast Company. June 1, 2020.
Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global.
Justin Rowlatt. BBC News. May 31, 2020.
Have Banks Really Become Green Advocates? Or Are They Just ‘Climate Washing?’
Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakhash. Forbes. May 30, 2020.
Ottawa seizes Covid-19 opportunity to require climate risk reporting.
Maura Forrest. Politico. May 29, 2020.
Vulnerable nations say delayed summit should not mean delayed climate action.
Megan Rowling. Reuters. May 29, 2020.
Environmental advocates say going green could help boost Canada’s COVID recovery.
Alex Ballingall. Toronto Star. May, 29, 2020.
Hydrogen from garbage?
Solid Waste Magazine. June 1, 2020.
Canada’s oil sands are best positioned to lead the energy transformation.
Mark Little, Laura Kilcrease. Corporate Knights. June 1, 2020.
What the death of Ontario’s green energy dream can teach other provinces about the challenges ahead.
Matthew McClearn. Globe and Mail. June 1, 2020.
After The Pandemic: Why COVID-19 has made me more optimistic we can tackle the climate crisis.
Mary Robinson. Sky News. June 3, 2020.
Sunniest Spring Helps U.K. Hit a New Solar Record.
Akshat Rathi and Rachel Morison. Bloomberg Green. June 2, 2020.
Feeding the world sustainably.
Daniel Aminetzah, Joshua Katz, Peter Mannion, Anna Granskog, Eric Hannon, Chirag Pandya, Julien Claes, Antoine Stevens, Elin Sandnes, Jordan Bar Am, Zafar Dallal Bashi, Liane Ong, McKinsey & Company. June 2, 2020.
How Green Groups Became So White and What To Do About It.
Diane Toomey. Yale Environment 360. June 21, 2018.
Why are investors not pricing in climate-change risk?
Economist. June 2, 2020.
Coronavirus pandemic: Battery use for energy storage likely to increase in 2030.
Reuters. Business Today. June 3, 2020.
Food Loss & Waste: Answering the Packaging Question.
National Zero Waste Council. June 2, 2020.
At long last, new carbon capture project launches in Alberta.
Kyle Bakx. CBC News. June 2, 2020.
The man at the centre of last year’s’ Canada-Philippines ‘trash’ crisis says Ottawa owes him an apology.
Alex McKeen. Toronto Star. June 3, 2020.
Ontario draft plans hint at cutbacks in blue-box service once private sector takes over.
Kathryn Blaze Baum, Jeff Gray. Globe and Mail. June 3, 2020.
Green income trusts could accelerate Canada’s energy transition.
Yrjo Koskinen, J. Ari Pandes, Nga Nguyen. Cleantech Canada. June 2, 2020.
Banking imperatives for managing climate risk.
Joseba Eceiza, Daniel Hartl, Simona Viscardi. McKinsey & Company. June 1, 2020.
Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racism.
Somini Sengupta. New York Times. June 3, 2020.
Swiss Re Sees Opportunities for Insurers in Carbon-Capture Push.
Alastair Marsh and Marion Halftermeyer. Bloomberg, Financial Post. June 4, 2020.
Why It's So Hard to Reduce Emissions in the Supply Chain.
Bloomberg News. June 3, 2020.
Boris Johnson Sees Green Recovery Essential to U.K. Economy.
Bloomberg News, Calgary Herald. June 4, 2020.
Canada can hit climate targets without ruining economy, economists and climate experts say.
Nicole Mortillaro. CBC News. June 5, 2020.
Keeping the World Focused on Climate Change Is a Nonstop Job.
Akshat Rathi. Bloomberg Green. June 5, 2020.
Momentum Grows for a ‘Green’ Economic Recovery.
Rick Saines. US News. June 4, 2020.
Ignoring Climate Change Risks Market Chaos.
Theodore Roosevelt V, Philip B. Duffy. Barron’s. June 4, 2020.
US ranks 24th in the world on environmental performance.
Emily Holden. The Guardian. June 4, 2020.
Is Canadian hydrogen fuel cell technology soon to be as popular at home as it is abroad?
John Lorinc. Electric Autonomy Canada. May 28, 2020.
Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’.
UN News. June 5, 2020.