Friday, 22 April 2016
To mark the signing of the Agreement, CIGI ILRP fellows share their insights on various legal aspects of the Paris Agreement.
Thursday, 21 April 2016
Stephanie Sobek-Swant, executive director of the rare Charitable Research Reserve, gave a special Earth Week lecture at CIGI, as part of a week of public programming on energy choices, organized by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative.
Monday, 18 April 2016
The world is ignoring a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions unfolding on the African subcontinent. The culprit is warm waters in the Pacific Ocean – otherwise known as El Nino – which are wreaking havoc with changing global weather patterns. The worst effects are being felt in Ethiopia where millions are facing widespread famine and drought.
Friday, 8 April 2016
Last March 31st, at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), the panel “Achieving Consensus on Climate Change” discussed key legal aspects of the Paris Climate Agreement (PA).
Thursday, 7 April 2016
The world is entering a new phase of climate change defined by “failure to mitigate sufficiently and failure to adapt sufficiently,” said Saleemul Huq, director of the Bangladesh-based International Center for Climate Change and Development, at the Wilson Center on March 16.
Thursday, 7 April 2016
Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock interviews CIGI Senior Fellow Roger Cox on the potential need for revolution when it comes to tackling climate change.
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
In episode seven of season six, CIGI Post-Doctoral Fellow Maria Panezi joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on carbon pricing and how the World Trade Organization can respond to climate change.
Tuesday, 29 March 2016
China should rely more on multilateral relations, such as those forged at the G20, and ramp up its clean energy production to better manage its energy needs and address its environmental woes, according to a paper released today by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Thursday, 24 March 2016
The Liberal government is aiming to propel Canada into a leadership role in the $1-trillion (U.S.) global clean-technology market, but one industry analyst said the country will need a more aggressive and coherent strategy to get there.
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
With the Paris Agreement signed at COP21 this past December, the ink is now dry on an accord that binds hundreds of countries to reducing emissions to limit the global temperature increase to below two degrees Celsius. Our three panelists came together for a discussion on the economics, politics, and risks associated with Canada's oil sands in light of the Paris Agreement.