Climate Change

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Innovation: A meaningless “catchword” or something more useful?

Can innovation be more than just a gimmick? © DFID [[tweetable]]Challenges in development are growing at unprecedented rates, driven by complex human crises[[/tweetable]]: refugees, rapid and unsustainable urbanization and climate change, failure to meet basic infrastructure needs, youth unemploy ...

Weekly wire: The global forum

These are some of the views and reports relevant to our readers that caught our attention this week.Researchers identify opportunities to improve quality, reduce cost of global food assistance deliveryMIT Food assistance delivered to the right people at the right time and in the right place can sav ...

October 11, 2017: Protecting Public Infrastructure in the Era of Global Climate Change

Where: Toronto, Ontario Organization: Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships Website: pppcouncil.ca The post October 11, 2017: Protecting Public Infrastructure in the Era of Global Climate Change appeared first on Water Canada. ...

How do you plan relocations to protect people from the effects of natural disasters and climate change?

Governments have a responsibility to protect their people, including from disasters and the effects of climate change.  Sometimes that means relocating them to safer areas.  Given that the effects of climate change, exacerbated by settlement patterns and pre-existing vulnerabilities, it seems like ...