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Category : North America

08 Jun 2016

New India-US partnership sends “jolt of momentum” to global climate deal

The US and India have signalled their intent to “forge ahead” with climate action, driving the world closer towards meeting its landmark climate agreement.

01 Jun 2016

Renewable renaissance on the horizon for Canada as it seeks to revamp its economy

Canada’s energy industry is poised to join the rest of the world in weaning itself off fossil fuels, according to new federal analysis.

19 May 2016

300,000+ public health professionals call on G7 to speed clean energy shift

More than 300,000 doctors, nurses, public health professionals and health advocates from 30 countries are calling on the world’s seven largest economies to accelerate the transition away from coal to save lives ahead of this month’s high level G7 meeting in Japan.

10 May 2016

Fort McMurray wildfire: The climate connection

As Albertans scramble for solutions to the Fort McMurray wildfire, experts are warning that a “perfect storm” of last year’s El Niño and climate change helped fuel the destruction.

04 May 2016

Alberta grapples with devastation as wildfire blazes through community

More than 60,000 people have been forced out of their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta, for the biggest evacuation in the province’s history due to a wildfire.

29 Apr 2016

Reality of climate change sinks in across US party lines, say researchers

The tides have shifted among conservative voters, as new research suggests that half of Republicans heading to the polls this year believe that global warming is a threat.

11 Apr 2016

Drought-hit California feels pressure

Scientists say that storms carrying desperately-needed water to California are being diverted by a band of high pressure that coincides with rainfall and temperature extremes.

08 Apr 2016

Energy East ‘threatens’ drinking water for millions of Canadians

A proposed TransCanada pipeline could contaminate the drinking water sources for up to five million Canadians, a new report suggests.

06 Apr 2016

White House weighs in on health risks of climate change

Evidence of the health risks of climate change is stronger than ever, according to US federal researchers.

01 Apr 2016

Health benefits surge as US clean tech soars

As renewable jobs skyrocket in the US, so do their immense health benefits, according to a recent report from Environmental Entrepreneurs.