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Wrap up of Paris, COP21

Friend of SSG, Kevin Anderson at the Tyndall Centre, provides this neat synopsis of the Paris Climate Agreement in an article for Nature Magazine. Impressed and staggered as we all were by the ease of international diplomacy to deliver an ambitious agreement, he shines light on the enormous assumption this is all based on. That […]

The show will go on!

— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — ‚ÄúPATHWAY TO PARIS‚ÄĚ FINAL CONCERT EVENT WILL GO ON AT LE TRIANON, PARIS ON DECEMBER 4th & 5th 2015 WITH THOM YORKE, PATTI SMITH, FLEA, BILL MCKIBBEN, NAOMI KLEIN, VANDANA SHIVA AND MANY MORE In light of the recent tragedies in Paris and Beirut, we would like to continue with […]

Associate Webinar: Brennan Vogel on sub-national approaches to climate change adaptation

Continuing our series of Associate webinars after Lindsay’s excellent kick-off, Brennan Vogel, Associate of SSG and PhD candidate will¬†present and discuss his research focused on sub-national approaches to climate change adaptation in Canada. Brennan will share empirical evidence and analysis of the social factors that enable and constrain adaptation at the local scale, based on […]

SSG Summer 2015 review

Our monthly newsletter on news and inspiration at the nexus of sustainability This month we decided to run a review of where SSG is at and what we have learnt over the past six months from the diverse projects we have completed, and ones we have started. Extreme weather planning for farms, to greenhouse gas […]

Pathway to Paris #13: Concert lineup announced in advance of COP21 talks

In this Issue #13 Government of Quebec ups the ante Green / climate bonds on the rise What is the economic benefit of a low carbon society? The impact of climate on the birds Featured visual: Electric Generation in Spain over last 24 hours Why we can’t think clearly about climate change Pathway to Paris […]

Pathway to Paris #11: Where are we after the Bonn talks?

A biweekly climate briefing for municipalities About this service | Subscribe to this newsletter | Contact the editor In this Issue #11 The last two weeks UN preparatory meeting in the lead up to Paris Countries issue their national targets How can towns and cities contribute to a fair and ambitious climate deal in Paris? […]

Putting a Price on Carbon

From our one of our Office of Research Projects: MC3 Canada‚Äôs Ecofiscal Commission has released a report outlining how Canada can quickly and efficiently reduce carbon emissions. Their proposal? Every province in Canada should put a price on carbon. They argue that ‚Äústrong provincial carbon pricing policies‚Ķ make good economic sense for every province‚ÄĒand for […]