Introduction Since the mid 20th century, many have feared a global, environmental “Race to the Bottom” in which nation-states compete with one another by lowering their environmental regulations to attract industry to their jurisdictions. Hypothetically, the effect would be to create an advantage for producers in jurisdictions with strict regulations to relocate to the least-regulated […]
On January 25th, Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenage girl, gave a speech at the 2019 Davos World Economic Forum, stating “I don’t want your hope, I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel everyday and I want you to act. I want […]
By considering that Corporate Social Responsibility may emerge differently in China due to cultural considerations, we are able to gain a better picture of CSR in China.
In a world increasingly full of “alternative facts” and “post-truths”, a refresher on some of the verified scientific evidence surrounding climate change is more important than ever. Erin Loney provides an infographic with some basic information you need to know.
Will protests against the Kinder Morgan Expansion become Canada’s ‘Standing Rock’? In this article, Juthika Hasan explores how the environmental and First Nations reaction to the approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project could echo the ‘Standing Rock’ protests in the United States.
Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent carbon pricing policy has been a prominent topic of discussion. Catherine Gao explores four questions that may come up to be addressed before 2018.
Why hasn’t Canada ratified the Paris Agreement? Charlotte Le Vay explores why Canadian federal and provincial actors haven’t found consensus on climate change policy to the meet Paris Agreement GHG emission reduction targets.
A couple of weekends ago, I chaired a committee at McGill University’s high school Model United Nations conference. 180 excited high school students simulated the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, working together to address topics like gender, poverty, and technology, all within the context of sustainable risk mitigation of natural disasters. By […]