Realities of “a very uncertain world” drive inflation, create challenges for charities working overseas

Why It Matters

Long-term development goals around health, education and the rights of women and girls have been pushed aside by the Covid-19 pandemic, inflation, conflict and climate disasters. Global Affairs doesn’t index grants to inflation and many Canadians are giving less as they deal with inflation at home.

Canada makes “significant pledges” at COP15, announces Indigenous guardians network, but needs provincial buy-in to protect biodiversity

Why It Matters

One in five wild species in Canada is at risk of extinction. A strong, global commitment is needed to prevent the destruction of the world’s remaining biodiversity.

“Giving crumbs of space and time isn't enough”: young environmental leaders chime in on COP27

Why It Matters

Youth-led environmental organizations are leading some of the most ambitious and passionate climate action initiatives around the world. Bringing their momentum to the international stage means prioritizing meaningful youth engagement in global climate decisions.

Should rich countries pay for climate-related health crises in Global South countries? Humanitarian organizations say yes – but it’s complicated

Why It Matters

Canada promises to be a leader in addressing the climate crisis, yet its emissions are contributing to health-related climate disasters in the Global South.

Dr. Theresa Tam says climate change is the single biggest threat to human health on the planet. Here’s what social purpose organizations can do right now

Why It Matters

Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world. Those changes will bring with them a host of profound healthcare challenges, from brutal heat waves to more frequent disease outbreaks - and social purpose organizations play a critical role in Canada’s healthcare system.

CARE International is addressing climate-caused starvation, flood-borne illness, and gender-based violence. Here are the concerns they’re bringing to COP27

Why It Matters

Global North nations, including Canada, are hundreds of billions of dollars short on the necessary climate funding commitments needed to help Global South countries weather climate-related healthcare issues.