CFIB calls on Canada to keep fertilizer emissions goal voluntary

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), Canada’s largest association of small and medium-sized businesses, has called on the federal government to ensure that the drive to cut nitrogen fertilizer emissions by 30 per cent remains voluntary for Canadian agri-businesses. The government is currently conducting consultations on its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from […]

5 technologies that will help make the food system carbon-neutral

By Rene Van Acker, Evan Fraser, and Lenore Newman Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and the food system. The carbon footprint of food systems includes all the emissions from its growing, processing, transportation, and waste. Agriculture is also vulnerable to the effects of climate change and, as the conflict […]

McDonald’s becomes first restaurant company to set approved science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Company expected to prevent 150 million metric tons of emissions by 2030 Press release McDonald’s has announced it will partner with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald’s restaurants and offices by 36 per cent by 2030 from a 2015 base year in a new strategy to address global climate change. […]