A made-in-Canada Green New Deal

Written by Corporate Knights

Climate scientists have sounded the alarm.

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report this past fall, saying we have until 2030 to cut global carbon emissions in half if we hope to sustain human life on this planet.

In Canada, the economic cost of climate breakdown has been estimated at $21 billion to $43 billion by 2050. The devastating impacts of extreme weather events are now all around us: from wildfires in British Columbia, to flooding in the Maritimes, to extreme heat waves in Quebec. In 2018 alone, the insured damages for severe weather

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By Corporate Knights

Corporate Knights Inc. (CK) includes the award-winning business and society magazine Corporate Knights, as well as a CSR research division which produces corporate sustainability rankings, research reports and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance. Its best-known rankings include the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. In June 2013, Corporate Knights was named “Magazine of the Year” by Canada’s National Magazine Awards Foundation.

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