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  • July 5
    Seven ways new technology will impact the mining sector

    Seven ways new technology will impact the mining sector

    More consultation, in-country study and analysis will be needed to determine the best policy options to address the challenges posed by new technology in the mining sector.

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  • July 3
    When Life Gives You Lemons: How to bolster businesses’ capacity for making lemonade out of a changing climate

    When Life Gives You Lemons: How to bolster businesses’ capacity for making lemonade out of a changing climate

    Lemonade is the perfect drink for a hot summer day. And while it can help us beat the summer heat, soaring temperatures in many parts of the world could threaten the future of the core ingredient needed for this beloved summer fixture.

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  • June 27
    How Institutional Arrangements Can Engage Small Businesses in Climate Adaptation

    How Institutional Arrangements Can Engage Small Businesses in Climate Adaptation

    Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises need a supportive environment of institutional, legal and policy frameworks to adapt to climate change.

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  • June 26
    Zooplankton and Fresh Water: Here are the facts

    Zooplankton and Fresh Water: Here are the facts

    Zooplankton are critical parts of freshwater ecosystems, but often get forgotten. Scientist Mike Paterson explains what zooplankton are, and why they matter.

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  • June 25
    Measuring and Evaluation Systems for Adapting to Climate Change Are Only As Good As They Are Usable

    Measuring and Evaluation Systems for Adapting to Climate Change Are Only As Good As They Are Usable

    Measuring and evaluation systems for climate change adaptation should make it easier for people and decision makers to learn what is working and what is not.

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  • June 18
    Paying For It: How governments can help the private sector overcome financial barriers to investing in adaptation

    Paying For It: How governments can help the private sector overcome financial barriers to investing in adaptation

    Private sector engagement will be essential to the success of the NAP process, whether through direct financing or active participation in adaptation actions. Governments can play a key role in enabling this private sector engagement by promoting a number of enabling factors.

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  • June 18
    Why Information Sharing is Key to Engaging Businesses in the NAP Process

    Why Information Sharing is Key to Engaging Businesses in the NAP Process

    Private sector engagement in climate change adaptation will be necessary for countries, communities and individuals to meet the climate crisis.

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  • June 6
    Canada Slow to Come Clean on Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    Canada Slow to Come Clean on Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    Without adequately addressing subsidies, the federal government undermines benefits from its own commendable carbon pricing policies.

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  • June 6
    How Will the Circular Economy Impact Jobs?

    How Will the Circular Economy Impact Jobs?

    New research digs into some of the possible job impacts if a country like Finland fully embraces a circular economy model.

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  • June 6
    Why Gender Matters in Climate Change Adaptation

    Why Gender Matters in Climate Change Adaptation

    Effective climate change adaptation recognizes that women, men and children experience impacts differently depending on where they live, how they sustain their livelihoods, and the roles they play in their families and communities.

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