Our Top Climate Reads of 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, we at Manifest took a look back at the reports, papers, and articles on climate change that had the biggest impact on us. Despite…

2019: The Year that Changed the Climate of Climate Change

Risk management, a national strategy and plan, oversight and governance, transparent metrics and targets – Canada now has a proposed legal framework for meeting our global climate commitments; and it…

Where Could a Minority Parliament Find Common Ground?

With Canada’s federal election now complete, the focus is turning towards what the next government will look like. For the first time in more than a decade, no party won…

A Look at the Impacts Highlighted in Canada’s Changing Climate Report

On April 2, 2019, the federal government released Canada’s Changing Climate Report, the first in a series of reports outlining the impacts of climate change in Canada. It immediately generated national…

Canada is Warming at Twice the Global Average, Demonstrates Urgent Need for Adaptation and Deep Decarbonization

Canada’s climate is warming at nearly twice the global average rate and Northern Canada is warming even faster, according to the federal government’s sobering national assessment on the impacts of…

Climate Tech Crunch

At the intersection of climate change, big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, there is extreme potential. Expert insights are required for organizations to understand and utilize the best available…

Bringing Climate into Focus through the Climate Lens

Funding opportunities from Infrastructure Canada require projects to understand their climate change risks, resilience strategies, and GHG emissions. Over the next 12 years, Infrastructure Canada (INFC) expects to fund more than $180…

(Back)Stopping Climate Change – Overview of the Federal Carbon Tax

This guest post was contributed by Denisa Mertiri* In December 2015, the Canadian federal government adopted the Paris Agreement’s commitment to intensify actions and investments for a sustainable low-carbon future…

COP 24 Shows Steady and Significant Movement Towards a Transition

Cutting through the murky details of treaty text and international negotiations, we offer our thoughts on what those maneuverings will mean for business in 2019. It was a marathon when…

Federal Expert Panel on Climate Change Proposes 54 Indicators to Measure Adaptation and Resilience

Preparing for the impacts of a changing climate requires coordinated efforts across sectors. Many in government, business, academia and civil society have worked to build resilience in our communities and…