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La famine sera-t-elle vraiment éradiquée dans dix ans? (in French)
La communauté internationale vise 2030 pour venir à bout de ce fléau mondial, relancé par la pandémie. Les dons affluent, mais le projet paraît bien ambitieux.
Ottawa mise désormais sur une économie durable (in French)
L'extraction pétrolière et minière a fait sa richesse. Mais le Canada se veut aujourd'hui un acteur écologique de pointe.
World leaders urged to turn off the tap on fossil fuel subsidies
Hot on the heels of major climate announcements at the United Nations this week, more than 200 civil society organizations from dozens of countries are calling for an end to public financing of fossil fuels.
Companies Pledge Millions to End World Hunger by 2030
Forty-two companies have pledged a promising US$345 million to contribute to ending global hunger as part of a new initiative led by key international organizations.
Geneva SDG and finance communities try to breathe life into social responsibility
Leaders in Geneva's SDG and finance communities are trying to put society back into sustainable finance. Wednesday's "warm-up" to the industry-wide Building Bridges Week two months from now will try to move discussions along so that the focus can be on concrete action come November.
Foreign policy will hurt Canada's oil and gas sector more than anything: Economist
The Liberals take a minority government and with that comes stricter cuts to the oil and gas industry to meet a net-zero goal by 2050. Aaron Cosbey, economist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss the future of climate policy in Canada.
Jagmeet Singh calls Liberals' climate record 'abject failure' in home stretch
As the Canadian federal election campaign nears its end, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is fighting off criticism from progressive environmentalists by trying to shift the focus back to Justin Trudeau's climate record.
America's Infrastructure Crisis Is Growing Increasingly Dire
Despite promises of improved infrastructure and better disaster preparedness, governments and energy giants are failing to provide backup energy provisions to areas hit hard by extreme weather conditions again and again.
Fossil fuel subsidies are one of Canada's biggest climate conundrums: where do the parties stand?
In 2009, when Canada and other G20 nations first pledged to tackle fossil fuel subsidies, a collective promise was made to do away with 'inefficient' subsidies. But the term inefficient has never been defined, giving governments and political parties during this election a significant amount of wiggle room.
Are you hearing what you've wanted to about climate in the election campaign?
Aaron Cosbey of the International Institute for Sustainable Development helps decipher the climate claims and rhetoric from the Canadian federal election campaign on Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel.
Coalition for a Better Future tops 100 members as momentum builds for a bold new economic and social vision for Canada
Momentum to develop a long-term economic and social vision for Canada continues to build with almost three dozen new, diverse organizations joining the Coalition for a Better Future.
A paradigm shift
Solarization of India's irrigation system — driven by PM-KUSUM — coincides with the growing demand for electricity consumption in the agricultural sector.
Jacqueville : des journalistes formés sur les questions "genre et climat" (in French)
L'atelier de renforcement des capacités des journalistes pour une meilleure prise en compte des questions "genre et climat", initié par le Réseau des femmes Journalistes et des Professionnelles de la Communication (ReFJPCI), avec l’appui du PNUD à travers le projet NDC Support Programme et l’Institut International pour le Développement Durable (IISD) du Réseau Mondial de PNA, s'est tenu du mercredi 08 au vendredi 10 septembre 2021 dans la cité balnéaire.
Promise tracker: What the parties are pitching on the campaign trail
A running list of specific promises announced by the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP, Greens and People's party since the official start of the Canadian federal election campaign on Aug. 15.
'It’s no longer a hypothetical': Communities across Canada demand climate action
This summer redefined the way Bradley Cox thinks about climate change. Although he remembers the 2019-20 Australian wildfire season as pivotal, seeing the wildfires in British Columbia destroy the community of Lytton after a deadly heat dome blanketed the province was a huge wake-up call.
To Meet Paris Accord Goal, Most of the World’s Fossil Fuel Reserves Must Stay in the Ground
After a summer of weather extremes that highlighted the urgency of limiting global warming in starkly human terms, new research is clarifying what it will take to do so.
AfDB to integrate natural capital into African finance
This week, the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Green Growth Knowledge Platform, and other partners will launch a new initiative on integrating natural capital into development finance in Africa.
AfDB to launch new initiative on integrating natural capital into finance in Africa
On 9 September, the African Development Bank Group, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), and other partners will launch a new initiative on integrating natural capital into development finance in Africa.
Liberal government would commit millions to help 'stressed' Lake Winnipeg
Liberal members of Parliament up for re-election in their Winnipeg ridings say a Liberal government will commit substantial funding increases to protect Manitoba's freshwater resources, including the Lake Winnipeg basin.