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Author: Hope Elizabeth Tracey

MA Political Science (Global Environmental Policy), University of Waterloo.
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Climate Change & Increased Infectious Diseases

In March 2022, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report which warned that without swift climate action there would be a global escalation of infectious diseases.  Climatic conditions are becoming increasingly suitable for the transmission of multiple human pathogenic diseases through both direct and indirect ways. Changing […]

Webinar Recap: “Enabling Access to Quality Education for Sustainable Development.”

On August 18th, 2022, EnvironFocus hosted our monthly sustainability webinar with this month’s topic “Enabling Access to Quality Education for Sustainable Development” This webinar focused on the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4: Quality Education for All. SDG 4: An indispensable goal for the achievement of sustainable development […]

Enabling Access to Quality Education for Sustainable Development

The Global Learning Crisis In 2019, the World Bank estimated that 53% of children finishing primary school in low and middle-income countries (and as many as 80% in some low-income countries) still could not read and understand a simple text. The youth of the international community are experiencing what has […]

Disaster Displacement and Climate Refugees

The World’s Forgotten Victims International climate policy is largely concerned with mitigation (reducing global warming) and adaptation (adapting to climate change), with little focus on climate justice and its connection to human rights. Those who bear the least responsibility for climate change suffer its effects the most, undermining their fundamental […]

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