Energy poverty: an overlooked determinant of health and climate resilience in Canada

Published: 8 February 2023

Despite Canada being an important energy producer, not all Canadians can access or afford adequate levels of energy services at home to meet their needs, maintain healthy indoor temperatures, and...

A second chance to protect wetlands

Published: 8 February 2023

Wetlands are among the most threatened ecosystems in the world. A new study, published in Nature, has found that the loss of wetland areas around the globe since 1700 has likely been overestimated....

Enhancing and protecting Canada's carbon stocks is essential but insufficient to meet GHG emission targets: expert panel report

Published: 6 December 2022

Enhancing carbon storage in natural ecosystems could put a small but significant dent in Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but an aggressive commitment to reducing human-caused emissions...

Join visiting Artist in Residence Jan van Esch for two talks on sustainability

Published: 17 November 2022

TUESDAY November 22. GHABH - The poison in the gift, Part I: Giving and receiving - considering commercial determinants of health....

Experts: COP 26 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Published: 1 November 2021

The twenty-sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosted by the United Kingdom, in partnership with...

Advancing agriculture threatens the livelihoods of forest-dependent people

Published: 26 October 2021

Satellite images reveal where forest-dependent people live inside the forests of the South American Gran Chaco, and how deforestation for cattle ranching leads to an erosion of their resource base....

Global sand and gravel extraction conflicts with half of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Published: 27 August 2021

Sediment mining in the Goyain River in northern Bangladesh. The sand taken from these beds is used for buildings and infrastructure in nearby towns and cities CREDIT: Jim Best

Over 260,000 kilometres of rivers at risk due to proposed hydro dams

Published: 12 August 2021

Over 260,000 kilometres of river could potentially be severed by planned hydroelectric developments according to McGill University researchers. The Amazon, the Congo, and the Irrawaddy are just a...


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