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  • April 7
    We Need a Global Stimulus Package to Avoid a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

    We Need a Global Stimulus Package to Avoid a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

    The loss of income for billions of people could be the most devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's directly connected to a pending hunger crisis.

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  • April 6
    Postponing Major Environmental Summits Is The Right Thing To Do

    Postponing Major Environmental Summits Is The Right Thing To Do

    The decision to delay conferences in light of COVID-19 will not only protect public health, it may also lead to more equitable governance.

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  • April 2
    Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?

    Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?

    COVID-19 has changed everything. But if we take the right steps and trust science, there's potential for a lot of good to happen.

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  • March 31
    Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development

    Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development

    This pandemic and the global recovery from it will impact the future of sustainable development. Here are three key themes that are emerging.

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  • March 26
    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Alberta's orphan wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding community. Who will pay for this?

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  • March 20
    COVID-19: How to fight disease outbreaks with data

    COVID-19: How to fight disease outbreaks with data

    We can analyze data across the world to identify and predict disease outbreaks. But synthesizing and standardizing it at a global level is a complicated task.

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  • March 5
    Good Morals, Good Marketing: The business case for taking climate action

    Good Morals, Good Marketing: The business case for taking climate action

    The family-run Falcon Trails resort in Manitoba is taking its climate action to the next level.

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  • March 3
    Sustainable by 2045: Three ways the mining industry can make it happen

    Sustainable by 2045: Three ways the mining industry can make it happen

    On February 29, more than 150 leaders from the minerals industry—from governments, civil society and the private sector—came together to find solutions for sustainable development at the Sustainability Forum. 

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  • February 28
    The Climate-Conflict Connection: Why aren’t we acting on it?

    The Climate-Conflict Connection: Why aren’t we acting on it?

    The two agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding are rarely coordinated—it's time for this to change.

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  • February 27
    Can climate talks regain momentum in 2020?

    Can climate talks regain momentum in 2020?

    As 2020 begins, climate talks resume and the international community faces deadlines to replace old frameworks with new ones.

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