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A Climate Change Manifesto for University Education

Rae André, author of Lead for the Planet, has written a mini blog series to help us explore how Team Humanity can best address the climate crisis. In her final post, André outlines a climate change manifesto for university education that can equip students with the best possible knowledge for tackling climate change.

A Green and Just Recovery Requires Bold Action. Not Bold Words.

David Miller, author of Solved writes for us on the blog and discusses how Canada can recover from the current global health crisis, by making the case for a green and just recovery that can lower greenhouse gas emissions and create jobs.

Energy and Climate Policies in a Time of COVID

Carbon Province, Hydro Province was released in March, and a lot has happened in the world since then. So we asked author Douglas Macdonald to examine the last six months and the impact that COVID-19 has had on Canada’s climate and energy policies.

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

With classes resuming in September, we thought it would be a good time to reach out to Andrea Olive, author of The Canadian Environment in Political Context. The second edition of her textbook was released last fall and in this post, we asked Andrea about the changes that have taken place in Canadian environmental politics since the release of the first edition back in 2015.

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 20

Over the coming weeks, we’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. Meg Patterson, our acquisitions editor in education, social work, and health and medicine, has given us her staff pick for week 3.