As the world gathers in Montreal to consider how to preserve the world’s threatened biodiversity, many observers see a threat that is too close to home — extracting minerals to make electric vehicles and fight climate change, in natural settings that might be better left alone.
Topic: Climate Change
Young people in Ontario may not live near the ocean, but a survey reveals that many of them care deeply about this massive ecosystem and want careers in the growing Blue Economy.
Export Development Canada juggles the need to confront Canada’s shrinking profile in global markets and make the most of the country’s abundant energy resources, while also setting social and environment priorities to address climate change.
Researchers have generally looked on land for places to store carbon to mitigate climate climate change. A team led by the University of Victoria is now looking around Canada’s extensive coastline for undersea sites that might do an even better job.
Canadians support the environmentally positive potential of the country’s mining sector. According to the Mining Association of Canada, governments need to catch up with this public sentiment.
Energy transition does not mean abandoning Canada’s essential oil and gas resources. But it must mean eliminating the greenhouse gas emissions they produce.
Innovative conservation policy calls for much more than just keeping real estate away from developers, as Ottawa’s Enhanced Nature Legacy program illustrates.
Fertilizer looks like an easy target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing fertilizer use without hurting farmers or our food supply — not so easy.
The 2021 Census of Agriculture revealed major changes in the structure of Canada’s agricultural sector, reflecting fundamental shifts that are expected to continue.
“Ultra-deep” geothermal could supply all of Canada with clean electricity and heat hundreds of times over, but proponents see governments and the private sector ignoring this energy source.