Environment

Can Alberta put a cap on the oil sands?

Terry Slavin, (Sep 21, 2017)

Justin Trudeau's approval of Keystone XL pipeline raises questions among green groups over how serious Canada is about tackling its biggest source of CO2 emissions

Trudeau goes head to head with Trump on climate in trade talks

Diana Rojas, (Sep 20, 2017)

Faced with competition from more loosely regulated US companies, Canada is seeking to protect its green economy in talks to renegotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement

Resource firms try to learn lessons from Canada's troubled history with First Nations

April Streeter, (Sep 20, 2017)

The response to Canada's worst mining disaster showed the extent to which the industry and governments have failed to take sufficient action to protect indigenous peoples’ rights, critics say

Canadian mining firms clean house in hopes of leading the green economy

Carmen Gómez-Cotta, (Sep 19, 2017)

Teck Resources, Goldcorp and Hudbay Minerals are among the Canadian firms that are focusing on cutting their environmental impacts

Can 'anti-Trump' Trudeau unify Canada behind his bold plan to price carbon?

Diana Rojas, (Sep 19, 2017)

Canada's world-leading single framework to price carbon takes effect next year, after strenuous efforts to win agreement from most provinces. But he faces huge challenges ahead

Opinion: ‘We can't fight climate change if we don't have a true picture of emissions’

Gary Davis and Dr Richard Tipper, (Sep 7, 2017)

Gary Davis and Dr Richard Tipper of Ecometrica argue that outdated inventory-based systems have to be replaced with direct accounting methods if we are to meet the Paris Agreement

How France is stealing a march on sustainability

Terry Slavin, (Aug 17, 2017)

This month's magazine reports on the state of sustainable business in France, looking at how the country is taking leadership on issues from climate to human rights, and how the new Macron government looks set to lift that ambition even further

France briefing: Investing in the future of the planet

Stuart Buckman, (Aug 17, 2017)

The Livelihoods Carbon Fund is a private sector initiative led by Danone that uses carbon finance to restore ecosystems and improve the lot of smallholder farmers

France briefing: Danone calls for nutrition revolution to fix 'broken' food system

Terry Slavin and Stuart Buckman, (Aug 16, 2017)

Emmanuel Faber says the French dairy giant’s One Planet, One Health campaign will disrupt the FMCG business model by recognising food as a human right. Terry Slavin and Stuart Buckman report

France briefing: France steps up war on plastic waste

Stuart Buckman, (Aug 16, 2017)

Industry is awaiting details on how Nicolas Hulot’s announcement that 100% of plastics will be recycled will be put into action

France briefing: Can Macron add green to the tricolour?

Stuart Buckman, (Aug 16, 2017)

The appointment of 'France’s David Attenborough' Nicolas Hulot as environment minister has turned the Elysee’s ambitions to assume global leadership on climate change up a notch. We look at whether promises to go carbon-neutral by 2050 and ban fossil fuel cars will be fulfilled

We have to look beyond electric cars if we want sustainable cities fit for the future

Peter White, (Aug 1, 2017)

The WBCSD's Peter White argues that cities need to be strategic and take a holistic public-private approach to tackling air pollution and rising greenhouse gas emissions

US briefing: ‘Cities need business allies in fight against climate change’

Terry Slavin, (Jun 26, 2017)

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says companies like Coca-Cola, UPS, and Delta Airlines have been staunch backers in his battle to improve transport and cut CO2 emissions. But it hasn’t all been plain sailing

US briefing: Resilience is new green in NYC

April Streeter, (Jun 23, 2017)

New York's mayor has told city agencies to build with climate change in mind while private developers are pushing the envelope on passive design

US briefing: Keeping moving in Seattle

April Streeter, (Jun 23, 2017)

With Trump slashing funding for public transport, cities are looking to companies for help in addressing crippling congestion

#WeAreStillIn: 'America will meet the Paris Agreement despite Trump'

Diana Rojas, (Jun 5, 2017)

Nine state governors, 125 mayors and and 903 companies have vowed to honour US promises to cut CO2 emissions. As Diana Rojas reports, they see that green growth is good for business

Unlocking the trillions for poor countries

Claire Manuel, (May 24, 2017)

Innovative climate finance mechanisms are trying to lure private-sector investment into the developing world

Vancouver goes for green growth

April Streeter, (May 24, 2017)

The west coast Canadian city has signed up 200 local businesses to help it deliver its ambitious climate goals, reports April Streeter

Spotlight falls on energy storage

Angeli Mehta, (May 24, 2017)

Attention is turning to storage technologies amid fears that lack of grid capacity could stop the UK’s clean energy revolution in its tracks

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