Climate

Taking a Proactive Approach to Climate Extremes in Serbia

Your browser doesn't support embed PDF. You can download the file manually by clicking this link. A severe and prolonged heat wave stifled much of Central Europe this summer, buckling train tracks in Serbia and forcing at least 10 countries to issue red alerts for health concerns and water conserva ...

Canadian Green Tech ceases publishing

It is with regret that I announce today that Canadian Green Tech will no longer be publishing articles, insights or news. The Canadian Green Tech Weekly Briefing, the main instrument for reaching readers, will also stop publication.  Over the last eight+ years, I have witnessed a major shift in ...

Reforms Sri Lanka needs to boost its economy

The Colombo Stock Exchange. Credit: Joe Qian/World Bank Many Sri Lankans understand the potential benefits of lowering trade costs and making their country more competitive in the global economy. The majority, however, fear increased competition, the unfair advantage of the private sector from abr ...

Campaign Art: Become a citizen of the Trash Isles

People, Spaces, Deliberation bloggers present exceptional campaign art from all over the world. These examples are meant to inspire.Many of us have seen the iconic photograph of a seahorse latched onto a cotton swab. It’s just one example of how prevalent plastic debris is in the ocean. Every yea ...

How We Talk About Climate Change and Stormwater

The way we speak about climate change is important. A recent video from the website Vox, produced by Carlos Maza and Coleman Lowndes, tackles how media coverage of extreme weather events, specifically hurricanes Harvey and Irma, creates barriers to preventative action in the form of policy and infr ...

With Holistic Approach, Mazda To Introduce Electric Vehicles

Every automaker takes pride in their engines, but few match the passion and conviction shown by Mazda. Mazda has reason to believe it’s on the right track; in 2016, for the fourth year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named the company, whose fleet-wide adjusted fuel economy per ...

HIVE Blockchain soars 220% in trading debut

Jumping headlong into the middle of the cryptocurrency frenzy, HIVE Blockchain (TSXV:HIVE) began trading today on the TSX Venture Exchange, ending the day as the top percentage gainer and the most actively traded stock on the junior exchange. After completing a special warrant private placement at ...

Organigram Holdings is still undervalued, says GMP

A supply agreement with the province of New Brunwick is a strong vote of confidence in Organigram (TSXV:OGI), says GMP Securities analyst Martin Landry. On Friday, Organigram announced it had entered into a memorandum of understanding with the province of New Brunswick that will see the former sup ...

Chart: What Are the World's Wettest Countries?

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How Islamic finance is helping fuel Malaysia’s green growth

Photo: bigstock/ f9photos Income growth is not the sole aim of economic development. An equally important, albeit harder to quantify objective is a sense of progress for the entire community, and a confidence that prosperity is sustainable and shared equitably across society for th ...