In a year of major UN Summits on development finance, sustainable development goals (SDGs) and climate change, the topic that has dominated the discussions has been on the role of the private sector and the finance that it can provide and finance that can be channelled through it. 509 more words
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Getting consensus on the impact of rising China can be a challenging proposition. There are many I speak to who still see China through sepia-tinted lenses. 185 more words
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Last year was the hottest in earth’s recorded history, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring scientific warnings about the risks of runaway emissions and undermining claims by climate-change contrarians that global warming had somehow stopped.
A new Environics poll suggests a majority of Canadians worry about climate change and how it will affect their children and grandchildren. The survey of 2,020 people revealed 50 per cent of respondents are “extremely” or “definitely” concerned about a changing climate, and 78 per cent of those fear the kind of legacy it will leave for future generations. 55 more words