This year’s Trade and Development Report suggests that meeting the financing demands of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires rebuilding multilateralism around the idea of a Global Green New Deal, and pursuing a financial future very different from the recent past. Richard Kozul-Wright, UNCTAD Director of Globalization and Development, presented highlights from the report and the… Continue Reading January 31, 2020 Recordings – Financing a Global Green New Deal: Trade and Development Report 2019 (2020)
A CALL FOR MORE AMBITIOUS CLIMATE ACTION NOW In November 1981, a statement signed by 78 prominent Canadians on Canadian foreign policy was sent to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. The statement was later published in the Globe and Mail. Since then the Group of 78 has advocated peace, justice and planetary survival through its annual policy conferences and… Continue Reading Please Sign! Open Letter to Government of Canada on Climate Action
ROY CULPEPER & SUSAN TANNER Ottawa Citizen Newspaper Opinion Column Updated: October 15, 2018 Three things are conspicuously weak in Canada’s strategy to combat climate change: We have insufficient resolve to reduce the supply and consumption of fossil fuels; we need better incentives to promote the development of and shift to renewable energy; and national and provincial plans to… Continue Reading Culpeper and Tanner: Canada is losing the fight against climate calamity
Dr. Manning will discuss adaptation strategies prepared for various UN agencies and national governments primarily focused on small islands, coastal zones and World Heritage sites, and developing risk management methods for the UN World Tourism Organization. Continue Reading February 25, Adapt to Survive – Luncheon Speaker Series
Timothy Wise will talk about the battle for the future of food in the deepening climate and coronavirus global emergencies. A series of recent United Nations reports on the growing climate emergency highlights the urgent need to change the way we grow, market, and consume our food Continue Reading April 28, 2020, WEBINAR: The Battle for the future of food in the deepening climate and coronavirus global emergencies, ft. Timothy A. Wise
The conference will examine questions such as:
• The complex context of the Climate Challenge, nationally and internationally, and the policy framework required to address it.
• The leadership needed to promote global cooperation in addressing the Climate Crisis in a timely manner.
• Creating coherence between green public policies and related socio-economic policies such as military and trade agreements.
Dr. John Stone Climate Change: From Science to Policy Luncheon notice Stone June 24 2014 DATE: Tuesday June 24, 2014 TIME: 12:00 noon (sharp) PLACE: Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa COST: $30 for luncheon and presentation, $5 for presentation only For presentation only, please plan to arrive by 12:45 p.m. Coffee and tea will be available.… Continue Reading Climate Change: From Science to Policy