Climate Change

Why graphite is crucial to global green transition

 Why graphite is crucial to global green transition

Highlights Natural graphite is found in two commercial varieties –crystalline (flaky) graphite and amorphous graphite. The incorporation of low-carbon emission technologies would require the extraction of large quantities of minerals. Th...

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How do Heat Alert and Response Systems (HARS) work in Canada?

How do Heat Alert and Response Systems (HARS) work in Canada?

Extreme heat events are becoming a threat to the health of Canadians. Public health and emergency management officials are looking for ways to reduce heat-related health risks in several Canadian communities. To prevent, prepare, and respond to he...

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What are the impacts of climate change on human health?

What are the impacts of climate change on human health?

Climate change is the greatest health threat of the 21st century stated the World Health Organization. Canada is already facing climate-related health threats as the temperature is increasing in the north and people are facing climate-related heats...

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GNE, MCY, MEL- 3 energy stocks to watch amid changing climate patterns

GNE, MCY, MEL- 3 energy stocks to watch amid changing climate patterns

Highlights Global warming to intensify if both domestic and global efforts are not made for limiting GHG emissions. Genesis Energy announces the closure of its Green Bonds offer. Meridian Energy to distribute 5.85 cps as an interim dividend on...

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4 NZX profit-powered utilities in focus ahead of fixed charges hike

4 NZX profit-powered utilities in focus ahead of fixed charges hike

  • March 01, 2022 10:26 PM PST
  • Sonal

Highlights  Power utilities of NZ delivered a strong H2 2021 as households are set to see higher daily fixed charges from April. On Monday, Contact Energy's share price was down by 1.2%, while Meridian Energy's share price was up by 0.95%....

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Why is energy efficiency important for the environment?

Why is energy efficiency important for the environment?

Highlights Electric vehicles, including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) help in minimizing greenhouse gases emissions and saving fuel costs. The purchasing of energy-efficient products can help in c...

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What are the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada?

What are the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada?

Highlights In comparison to other industrialized countries, Canada uses high energy for heating and cooling of buildings. In 2019, almost 26 per cent of total GHG emissions were produced from oil and gas industries in Canada. Dehydration and h...

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What is the modernized Fisheries Act in Canada?

What is the modernized Fisheries Act in Canada?

Highlights The previous Fisheries Act didn’t address whales in captivity or ban shark finning. The new Fisheries Act focuses on creating new fishery management tools for enhancing fish numbers and ecosystems protection. The new Fisheries...

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How Russia-Ukraine war could hamper the combat on climate change

How Russia-Ukraine war could hamper the combat on climate change

Highlights Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the relations between Ukraine and Russia have become stressful. High gas prices have already encouraged production and consumption of dirtier fuels, which is causing global warming. In 1986, the C...

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What is the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999?

What is the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999?

Highlights Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) was implemented on March 31, 2000, to protect the environment and human health from pollution. CEPA 1999 aims to minimize emissions produced from on-road and off-road vehicles a...

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What is Canada doing about plastic waste?

What is Canada doing about plastic waste?

Highlights: Marine litter is a form of solid waste that has been thrown or discarded into the environment and it affects freshwater and marine ecosystems. The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup program focuses on removing trashes from Canada’...

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