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Data is key if we are to address climate change

Data is key if we are to address climate change

Recently, EiD had a post that Canada needed better data on GHG emissions if it was to meet its long-term objectives.  Now Stefan Hogendoorn, CTO at Cloud Technology Solutions, writes on the Data Economy website of the importance of good data in addressing climate change.   Data will lead the fight against climate change This … Continue reading

The power of comedy to address the climate crisis

The power of comedy to address the climate crisis

There are many ways to communicate important messages on any topic. As the author, Birte Loschenkohl, Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow, Department of Philosophy at the University of Essex says in an article on The Conversation website: climate change is often narrated like a classic Greek tragedy. But she argues, comedy also has an important role … Continue reading

To meet GHG emissions targets, Canada needs better data

To meet GHG emissions targets, Canada needs better data

Data are so essential for our low-carbon energy transition. Even for the preparation of the long-term renovation strategies in Europe that are currently underway, many countries have faced problems with data of consumption and of the housing stock. Eric Andrew-Gee and Tavia Grant write on Canada’s Globe & Mail website that Canada has a different … Continue reading

An optimist’s guide to the climate crisis

An optimist’s guide to the climate crisis

Chris Turner has written an essay that was published on The Walrus website that gives his views on how Canada is dealing with the climate crisis.  This essay is the O’Hagan Essay on Public Affairs, an annual research-based examination of the current economic, social, and political realities of Canada. What are your views?   We’re … Continue reading

Rotterdam has a floating dairy farm that could help protect cities from food security risks associated with climate change

Rotterdam has a floating dairy farm that could help protect cities from food security risks associated with climate change

We are always interested in seeing innovative projects in our energy transition. It was a surprise to see this article by Lauren Comiteau on Canada’s CBC News website explaining about a floating dairy farm in the Netherlands. They call this a “transfarmation.” What are your views?   World’s 1st floating dairy farm could help cities … Continue reading