19 Articles

Does Canada need a climate czar?

“There's all sorts of reasons why it's challenging for governments to deliver on commitments, so that's the person who ultimately is cracking the whip, saying we've got to get this done faster," says former federal environment and climate change minister Catherine McKenna.

Ukraine war heightens Germany's resolve on climate action

Germany remains committed to phasing out coal as a source of power by 2030 even as it reactivates coal-fired power plants, the country's climate envoy said on Monday, September 19, 2022. Germany says it took the step to get through the coming winter amid energy shortages as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine.