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Speaking with the River: Embodied Encounters and Local Values of the Ro Peas Blancas in Response to Potential Hydroelectric Development in South-Pacific Costa Rica
In Costa Rica, the states decision to approve the construction of two private hydropower dams along the Peas Blancas River is being called into question by local residents and non-governmental agencies who caution against ...
York University: York Neighborhood Renewables
Our group aims to develop a solar installation model for the York University campus that takes into consideration the limitations of installing solar photovoltaic systems on all of the building rooftops across the campus. ...
How will disenfranchised Peoples adapt to Climate Change? Strengthening the Ecojustice Movement
(Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability, 2009)
The Social and Political Dimensions of the Ebola Response: Global Inequality, Climate Change, and Infectious Disease
The 2014 Ebola crisis has highlighted public-health vulnerabilities in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea – countries ravaged by extreme poverty, deforestation and mining-related disruption of livelihoods and ecosystems, ...
International Synergies to Address Climate Change: Participatory Community Organizing in Toronto and the Baixada Fluminense, Brazil
(Common Ground Research Networks, 2012)
Environmental Education In India: Analysis Of National Curriculum And Pedagogical Approaches
India, being a fast-growing major world economy and home to one-sixth of the world’s population, has a significant impact on the consumption of natural resources. As a result, it produces a huge amount of carbon emissions ...
Displacement in the Era of Climate Change: A gender sensitive approach to international environmental governance and disaster management in Bangladesh
Climate change impacts will increasingly threaten ecological environments and community livelihoods, inducing higher vulnerability for people who are already marginalized in the Global South. Notably, increasing sea level ...
Tree Planting for Corporate Social Responsibility: A guide for prospective investors
Tree planting is a growing corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity. Companies gain strategic benefit from engaging in tree planting for CSR and have done so for decades. The characteristics of reforestation and ...
What is Canada’s “Fair Share” of the Global Emissions Burden? An Examination of Fair and Proportional Emissions Reduction Targets
According to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, global temperatures are warming by approximately 0.1-0.3°C per decade. As an estimated 1.1°C of global temperature warming above pre-industrial ...