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January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This case study research examines six water quality trading (WQT)/offset programs from Canada, the United States and New Zealand and highlights specific policy and program mechanisms that enabled the programs to achieve their goals of reduced nutrient and contaminant loading.
June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
The report Financial Centres for Sustainability: Reviewing G7 Financial Centres in Mobilizing Green and Sustainable Finance has been prepared to explore how financial centres can contribute to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
The report Mobilizing Sustainable Finance for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Reviewing Experience and Identifying Options in the G7 takes stock of existing activities in G7 countries, identifies a range of emerging lessons and suggests possible next steps for action by G7 countries.
April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

Climate change is already being experienced in Alberta, and will alter the frequency, intensity, duration and timing of extreme weather events in the coming decades.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

Alberta’s climate is changing: temperatures are rising, particularly in the winter; heat waves have become more frequent; and the growing season has become longer. These trends are expected to continue into the future.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

Alberta’s climate has changed and will continue to change in the coming decades. The province’s mean annual temperature is expected to rise 2°C by the 2030s and 4°C by the 2060s (compared to the 1990s) should the current rate of global greenhouse gas emissions remain unchanged.

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