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Seven Climate Pledges Canada Made at UN COP 26

The curtain finally fell on the much-talked-about 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) on Saturday, November 13. For fourteen days, countries across the globe, including Canada, had their leaders, delegates, and climate activists in Glasgow negotiating climate terms and setting new emission reduction targets.

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Fair Share Concept will Steer the UN COP 26 Negotiations in the Right Direction

Activities are in full swing at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, where nations have converged for renewed negotiations and submission of increased climate action commitments called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The build-up to the conference lacked any form of nostalgia besides nervous anticipation. After the monumental Paris conference heralded a promising era of intensified climate actions, subsequent conferences have fallen short of expectations. Read more on

Fair Share Concept will Steer the COP26 Negotiations

Seven Ways Business Can Drive Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability

Corporations, large, medium, and small, play vital roles in our world, producing nearly everything we need and providing services that get us through our daily routines. Nevertheless, the process of catering to our needs comes with severe implications on our climate due to emissions from production and the entire supply chain, commercial energy use and industrial waste. While some organizations are well aware of the impacts of business operations on the climate and the environment, not many have successfully carved a clear path to minimizing their role in climate change. This article outlines seven steps to guide businesses on taking climate action and fostering environmental sustainability.

Seven Ways Business Can Drive Climate Action

Five Key Takeaways from Toronto's Net-Zero Existing Buildings Strategy

Canada is pursuing a nationwide 'net-zero emission by 2050' goal. The City of Toronto has aligned with this mission with its target to record citywide net-zero emissions by reducing existing buildings' Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions over the next 30 years. To this end, the City has designed a detailed roadmap with strategic routes to decarbonization. Here are five key takeaways from that strategy.

Five key takeaways: Toronto's net-zero building strategy

IPCC Climate Change Report: Now is the Time to Re-strategize, Not Panic!

Since the dawn of industrialization, the world has seemingly remained on a marathon to repress impacts of climate change that have maintained a steady climb over decades, particularly as extreme shifts in weather conditions rage on in different regions. More than ever before, Climate Change is spiraling out of control due to increased human activities that have become more detrimental to our planet's ecosystem.

Climate change: Time to re-strategize

Reflections on COP 21

Right after the COP 21 Climate Change agreement was reached in Paris last December, I tweeted: Today's COP21 agreement is definitely a turning point that marks the end of the Fossil Fuel Age. It was not a euphoric statement as much as a grudging acknowledgement that out of the grinding multi-threaded UN process that winds up and unravels almost simultaneously, there came just enough clarity of vision among 195 countries to stumble into a new era of determined decarbonization.

Reflections on COP 21