An important paper on climate change, floods and flood resiliency, by FANE Environmental Policy Advisor, Thea Koper. Managing Canada’s Floods: Strengthening Canada’s adaptation to climate change by increasing flood resiliency – A Canadian Priorities Agenda – by Thea Koper. This policy agenda was designed by Thea Koper for the MUNK School’s Master of Public Policy Program. Read more about Climate Change and Flooding[…]
An update from Ian Goudie on Hydro, ‘Green Energy’ and COP26 COP26_Ian2 (pdf)
FANE co-director’s Sean McGrath and Kyla Bruff served on a committee struck on the 25th of September 2019, announced in a press release from the Leader of the Official Opposition Party for Newfoundland and Labrador, Mr. Ches Crosbie. The task entrusted to it was to advise the PC Leader on how Newfoundland and Labrador can Read more about Climate Change Policy in Newfoundland and Labrador[…]
An important Blue Paper produced by the The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) has recently been released. We link to it, here. As a reminder, FANE spearheaded the publication of an oceans policy paper, Stewarding the North Atlantic, available here.
FANE Co-Directors Sean McGrath and Kyla Bruff in conversation with Thea Koper of Beyond the Headlines, on University of Toronto’s CIUT. The discussion ranges from the history of FANE, to climate change, carbon tax, and the NL election. Broadcast at 11am EST (12:30 NL time), Monday Feb. 8.
Physical distancing has eased rush hour congestion — and is clearing the air as well David Thurton · CBC News · Posted: Apr 01, 2020 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 2 hours ago A nearly empty street in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Public health measures shutting down workplaces and schools to fight the COVID-19 pandemic Read more about Air pollution eases in four major cities as pandemic measures keep people home[…]
Coronavirus: Lockdowns continue to suppress European pollution By Jonathan AmosScience correspondent 5 hours ago Image copyrightCOPERNICUS/KNMI/ESAImage captionThere is enough data to be confident in the observed changes New data confirms the improvement in air quality over Europe – a byproduct of the coronavirus crisis. The maps on this page track changes in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) Read more about Coronavirus: Lockdowns continue to suppress European pollution[…]
Please join us at the MUN Nexus Centre for the next FANE lecture in public ecology: “Is a Tax the Best Form of Defence? The Time Horizons of the Climate Emergency” Dr. Jay Foster (Philosophy) Today, Feb 27, 4 to 5 pm @NexusCentre – MUN Rm 4022 Science Building
DNL’s Mission The purpose of Decarbonize NL is to unleash the creativity, passion, ingenuity, and entrepreneurial spirit of Newfoundland and Labrador – to bring together enthusiastic members of academia, government, industry, Indigenous communities, non-profits, and the general public to outline what we can do, not just to meet or exceed the IPCC targets in NL, Read more about Decarbonizing NL[…]
POLICY PAPER NOW AVAILABLE The FANE co-sponsored Future of Oceans generated a policy paper: Stewarding the North Atlantic A White Paper of Policy Recommendations based on the Findings of the Future of Oceans Symposium, held at Memorial University, on the 16th of March, 2019. Sponsored by: The President’s Office, Memorial University The Royal Society of Read more about Future of Oceans[…]