Sharp opinion and analysis on issues that are critical to sustainable development.
Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?
COVID-19 has changed everything. But if we take the right steps and trust science, there's potential for a lot of good to happen.Read More
Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development
This pandemic and the global recovery from it will impact the future of sustainable development. Here are three key themes that are emerging.Read More
Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?
Alberta's orphan wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding community. Who will pay for this?Read More
COVID-19: How to fight disease outbreaks with data
We can analyze data across the world to identify and predict disease outbreaks. But synthesizing and standardizing it at a global level is a complicated task.Read More
Good Morals, Good Marketing: The business case for taking climate action
The family-run Falcon Trails resort in Manitoba is taking its climate action to the next level.Read More
Sustainable by 2045: Three ways the mining industry can make it happen
On February 29, more than 150 leaders from the minerals industry—from governments, civil society and the private sector—came together to find solutions for sustainable development at the Sustainability Forum.Read More
The Climate-Conflict Connection: Why aren’t we acting on it?
The two agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding are rarely coordinated—it's time for this to change.Read More
Can climate talks regain momentum in 2020?
As 2020 begins, climate talks resume and the international community faces deadlines to replace old frameworks with new ones.Read More
These detector dogs are sniffing out a disease threatening the world’s citrus trees
Scientists in the United States are training dogs to detect a disease that is destroying the world’s orange trees.Read More
What the mighty mangrove tells us about our broken relationship with nature
Mangrove trees can sequester up to ten times as much of our carbon pollution as rainforests and help defend against flooding. Their roots help anchor shorelines around the world, protecting coasts from the devastating impacts of storm waves.Read More