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Canada and the United Kingdom team up with Bloomberg Philanthropies to support global efforts to phase out coal power

NEW YORK, NY, April 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Phasing out traditional coal power is essential for Canadians and people around the world to enjoy clean air, healthy communities, a safe climate, and cleaner economic growth. Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the UK's Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire

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Canada to push ‘plastics charter’ at G7: McKenna at Mexico oceans summit

Canada will use its presidency of the G7 to try to persuade the world's richest and most industrialized countries to adopt ambitious goals for plastics recycling and waste reduction. "We are looking at a zero-plastics-waste charter," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Wednesday from Cancun, Mexico, where she was at an international

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The G7 Clean Energy Agenda – Call for Advocacies

  Promoting sustainable development and combating climate change have become integral aspects of energy planning, analysis and policy making. Because energy accounts for two-thirds of total greenhouse gas emissions and 80% of CO2, any effort to reduce emissions and mitigate climate change must include the energy sector. For these reasons, it is

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Rethinking the future of plastics – The G7 & The New Plastics Economy

Article and insights courtesy of Danielle Nissen, Research Assistant, CCTNE. Today´s plastics produced in factories tend to end up in a multitude of destinations. Different types of plastics are usable for different types of products, which means they each have their own lifecycle and polluting effect on the planet. Currently plastic

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G7 2018 – Gender Equality – Call for Advocacies

If you were asked what would be the number one solution to tackle climate change, what would your answer be? It’s possible most people would respond with strictly “environmental” solutions, like the slashing of emissions through greater use of renewables, reducing food and water waste, the shift to electric transportation, and

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