As COP22 begins in Marrakech, Morocco today, it is interesting to think about the role of agriculture in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and in the adaptation of our food-production system.
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One year ago, Brazil experienced the worst environmental disaster in its history, when a tailings dam collapsed at the Mariana iron ore mining site in the state of Minas Gerais, dumping millions of tonnes of mud and toxins into the Rio Doce River.
On October 5th, the Canadian House of Commons supported the ratification of the Paris Agreement, which helped push the historic agreement over the threshold required for its entry into force, i.e. ratification by at least 55...
On May 18, 2016, the government of Canada launched a review and consultation process concerning Canadian aid policy, to be carried out by online consultations and roundtables. You have until July 31, 2016 to make your voice heard on the five priorities of international aid identified by the government:
Development and Peace to present a panel on Laudato Si and its call for ecological conversion.
Five months after the COP21 in Paris, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Bonn, Germany from May 16 to May 26, 2016.