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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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G7 Alliance for Resource Efficiency – Call for Advocacies

https://youtu.be/zCRKvDyyHmI   During the past 30 years our planet has been subject to an enormous amount of raw material consumption. In terms of where we stand today, 20 percent of the global population consumes 80 percent of the extracted minerals and metals. Natural resources, especially raw materials, are essential factors of production and

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Minister McKenna advances Canada’s climate leadership at Paris One Planet Summit

PARIS, Dec. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Minister McKenna demonstrated Canada'sleadership in tackling climate change and promoting clean growth at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today in Paris. The Summit celebrated the two-year anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement with new commitments from governments and businesses to fight climate change. Canada played

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G7 2018 Series – How can reducing food waste combat climate change?

The food we waste contributes roughly 8 per cent of total anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Ranked with countries, food would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases globally, just behind the United States and China. When you uncover the uncomfortable truths, the stats become more startling still: -          Agriculture is a major

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