Canada Christopher Maternowski Energy Security Europe Germany

Toward a “Green Diplomacy”: The Case of the Canada-Germany Hydrogen Alliance

As reported, the “Canada-Germany Hydrogen Alliance” came into being on August 23. At the same time, the two countries brokered a deal to supply German carmakers Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz with Canadian minerals for electric vehicle batteries. These deals, which will eventually result in Canadian hydrogen and minerals flowing into the German market, represented a coup for both signatories. Germany gained another Read More…

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Marietta Armanyous

Curbing Coal Production: Is China Pulling Its Weight?

China’s coal burning contributes a significant amount of the total CO2 and greenhouse gases in the air, but its government claims to be working towards reducing its emissions. Marietta Armanyous looks at whether China is actually making efforts to change its impact on climate change from a negative to positive one.

Charlotte Le Vay Society, Culture, and Security

A Race against Time: Paris Agreement Deadline Looms over Canada’s Slow Moving Climate Change Policy

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.