Canada’s remaining vast deposits of bitumen will have to stay in the ground in pretty much any credible low-carbon scenario. How to make the transition, while building new opportunities for fossil workers and communities, is one of the biggest climate challenges the country faces.
Cities are on the front line of climate impacts. And provinces, states, and regions have a lot of say in the way practical climate solutions play out at the local level. As response to the climate crisis lags in many countries, urban and rural communities around the world are advancing climate solutions to deliver more resilient, livable communities for the citizens they serve. The patchwork performance of sub-national governments…gets complicated.
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A 1.5°C limit on average global warming is the long-term, “aspirational” goal in the Paris Agreement. But more and more research is showing that a 1.5 target is essential, not optional—and that it may not take unproven, potentially dangerous carbon capture techniques to get there.
From plummeting renewable energy prices to the rise of electric vehicles, from the controversy surrounding Canada’s pipeline purchase to the lead-up to this year’s United Nations climate conference in Katowice, Poland: read about the climate and energy issues that dominated 2018.