Low-Carbon Economy

How forests fight climate change – Interview with Daimen Hardie and Zach Melanson of Community Forests International

Community Forests International is a New Brunswick-based environmental non-profit, working to connect people and their communities to the forests that sustain them. This interview with two of the co-founders, Daimen Hardie and Zach Melanson, has been edited for length and readability. You operate in rural Africa (Pemba Island, in the semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar in […]

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Accelerate action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals : ESDC launches call for proposals

The Government of Canada launched a call for proposals on an ongoing basis under the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program for 2019-2020 to support and leverage the work of stakeholders furthering Canada’s implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Organizations interested in receiving up to $100,000 in grant funding for one-year projects aimed at building awareness, increasing […]

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Group of international foundations welcomes Climate Agreement by G6 countries and calls for strong action on climate change at the G20 meeting in Argentina

Days before the opening of the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, over 50 foundations from around the world called on national leaders to take concerted, transnational action on climate change. The new coalition of foundations is called the F20, in reference to the G20 meeting last summer in Germany. June 13, 2018, La Malbaie, Quebec/ […]

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