In a cartoon that went viral before the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009, a conference presentation lists some of the side benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, from cleaner air to green jobs, as a man in the audience asks: "What if it's a big hoax and we create a better world for nothing?"
Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing climate education, awareness, and action by Canadians across the country will support Canada's efforts to protect the environment and transition to a cleaner economy.
One of our MES alumna, Paige Evelyn Crowell, who graduated in Spring 2018, participated in the International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) that offers Canadian post-secondary graduates the opportunity to gain professional experience through international development work, and to support sustainable international development initiatives. She has written a blog about her experience in Belize where she conducted field work in fisheries management and marine conservation.
Canada’s construction industry could be in for a windfall from proposed higher carbon prices, according to a report prepared by a University of Ottawa policy think-tank for Canada’s Building Trades Unions.
Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending taxpayers’ dollars to battle the federal carbon tax, says a new poll released Monday as the Ontario government launched a new television ad slamming the levy.