Climate

Video – Interview with Dr. David Layzell of the CESAR Initiative

Is there a pathway for Canada to meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission target of 30 percent reduction by 2030 and 80 percent reduction by 2050?  ARC’s Jackie Forrest covers this big question with Dr. David Layzell who leads the Canadian Energy Systems Analysis Research (CESAR) Initiative at the ...

Taking the lead on green growth

Bangladesh has what it takes to influence this global movement Solar panels in Rohertek, Bangladesh, Oct 2016 Bangladesh has made remarkable progress over the past two decades, lifting millions out of poverty and sustaining expanding levels of economic growth. It has achieved this in spite of maj ...

Ensuring a water and food secure future through farmer-led irrigation

How can we think in new ways about expanding farmer-led irrigation in support of global food security and poverty reduction? This was the question at the heart of the 2017 Water for Food International Forum. The theme, “Water for Food Security: From Local Lessons to Global Impacts,” was based o ...

Tofino, BC Awarded Grant for Flood Mapping Project

The District of Tofino has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund for the District of Tofino Flood Mapping Project. The project will map flood plains, sea level rise planning areas, and identify tsunami evacuation routes and safe areas. The funding comes from ...

Using adaptive social protection to cope with crisis and build resilience

In a world increasingly filled with risk, social protection systems help individuals and families cope with civil war, natural disaster, displacement, and other shocks. (Photo: Farhana Asnap / World Bank) Crisis is becoming a new normal in the world today. Over the past 30 years, the world has l ...

Canopy Growth Corp. can make big money on international sales for 3-4 more years, GMP says

As the still unknown date for Canadian legalization draws nearer, GMP Securities analyst Martin Landry has turned part of his focus to Canopy Growth Corp’s (TSX:WEED) international prospects. On February 14, Canopy Growith Corp. reported its Q3, 2018 results. The company earned $11.01-million on ...

GreenSpace Brands is undervalued, Beacon Securities says

After reporting its third quarter financial results for December 31, 2017, GreenSpace Brands (TSXV:JTR) keeps its “Buy” rating from Beacon Securities analyst Doug Cooper, who says that FY19 is shaping up to be a huge year for the natural and organic foods company. This week, Toronto-based Green ...

Low-carbon shipping: will 2018 be the turning point?

Photo: Peter Hessels/Flickr As highlighted in a previous blog post, international maritime transport has not kept pace with other transport modes in the fight against climate change. While inland transport was included in the 2015 Paris Agreement and international air transport followed suit in 20 ...

CannTrust Holdings has 88% upside, Echelon Wealth Partners says

CannTrust Holdings (CSE:TRST) is off to a strong start to 2018 and looks to be in good position to double its production, thanks to $15 million in mortgage financing the company recently announced, Russell Stanley with Echelon Wealth Partners says. In light of the news, the analyst has reiterated ...

Nfld. Installs New, Real-Time Monitoring on the Lower Churchill River

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is enhancing community partnership and water level monitoring on the lower Churchill River by installing new monitoring stations and initiating a Community River Watch Program. Seven new water level and climate monitoring stations have been activated in t ...