Sharp opinion and analysis on issues that are critical to sustainable development.
Sticks and Toxic Carrots: Clearing the air in China and India
Both countries can do more to ensure that policies on air pollution and clean energy are aligned.Read More
How Can We Successfully Integrate the Sustainable Development Goals Into Our Current Policies?
How can we make sure that the Sustainable Development Goals are part of our governments' polices?Read More
Could Canada stay on course if the U.S. pulls a U-turn on vehicle fuel efficiency?
Amin Assadolahi takes a look at the implications of the Trump Administration reopening the mid-term review of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, which would have seen vehicle fleet efficiency rise more than 50 miles per gallon by 2025.Read More
How Can the SDGs Contribute to Gender Equality?
How are the Sustainable Development Goals looking to ensure gender equity. This International Women's Day, Livia Bizikova takes a look.Read More
Citizen Science: Gathering rivers of information for the knowledge pool
Karla Zubrycki describes some of the exciting "citizen science" work happening in the Lake Winnipeg Basin and explains why it can be so important for governments and the scientific community.Read More
Taking the Leap to Realign Trade and Sustainable Development: Now is the time
Senior Fellow Mark Halle explains why now, at this critical juncture, is the time to realign the trade sector and the concerns of the sustainable development agenda.Read More
Facing the Climate Change Conundrum: A pessimist’s and an optimist’s perspective
We asked a “pessimist” and an “optimist” to share their hypothetical views about climate change futures.Read More
Carbon Without Borders: Can trade policy support ambitious climate action?
The multilateral trade and climate regimes both face unprecedented uncertainty and strain. How should countries advance the urgent need for climate action without resorting to protectionism?Read More
Raisons pour lesquelles nous devrions nous inquiéter à propos de la richesse du Canada
In a French-language blog post, Scott Vaughan and Robert Smith explain why we need to reconsider how we measure wealth in Canada.Read More
As U.S. and Canadian Climate Policies Diverge, How Do We Ensure Canada’s Competitiveness?
With relatively new administrations on both sides of the border, the United States and Canada have staked out opposing views on climate change. That has environmentalists and businesses worried. This has potentially damaging consequences for Canada’s trade competitiveness.Read More