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Sep 1st, 2017

Converging on Climate Risk: CDSB, the SASB, and the TCFD

After extensive deliberation and discussion, the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) issued its final recommendations in June 2017, marking an important turning point for the resilience of global financial markets. As Task Force Chairman Michael R. Bloomberg has stated, “without effective disclosure of [climate-related] risks, the financial impacts of climate change may not […]

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Aug 7th, 2017

Growing Season is Expected to Increase Across Canada, with Implications for Forest Productivity and Composition

The length of the growing season is an important determinant of plant growth and distribution. Longer growing seasons may increase plant productivity and allow for new planting opportunities in agricultural and forestry settings. However, related changes in pest species, fire regimes, droughts, and other climate extremes may limit the extent to which these gains are […]

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Aug 1st, 2017

Climate change briefing: Questions directors should ask

Climate change is a business issue. This publication outlines 20 questions for boards of directors to ask in overseeing organizational risk management, business strategy and performance in the context of climate change.

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Jul 31st, 2017

Two Degrees of Warming Already Baked In

Even if humans could instantly turn off all our emissions of greenhouse gases, the Earth would continue to heat up about two more degrees Fahrenheit by the turn of the century, according to a sophisticated new analysis.

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May 10th, 2017

Calculator for Greenhouse Gases and Common Air Contaminants

Environment Canada (EC) created the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Criteria Air Contaminants (CAC) Calculator to help environmental groups and other users estimate GHG and CAC emission reductions from different environmentally sound actions undertaken during the lifespan of their projects. The tool is targeting recipients of EC funding programs to help them report on their […]

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Jan 19th, 2017

Federal Actions for a Clean Growth Economy: Delivering on the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

For the first time, provinces, territories and the federal government have agreed to take collective action to address climate change. Together, we have developed the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. It has four pillars: pricing carbon pollution, taking action in each sector of the economy, adapting to climate change, and supporting clean […]

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