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Author: Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN)

Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) is a Canadian non-profit assisting in the sustainable development of communities, using an intersectional framework that integrates the environmental, social-cultural, and economic issues affecting under-served demographics, with a focus on visible minority groups.
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SCAN’s 14-Day Campaign Day 14 – Conclusion/Call To Action

What a fantastic journey! Today brings us to the end of this 14-day campaign, and we’re confident that you enjoyed every bit of it. Like we have established so far, the climate crisis is indeed massive and urgent. It is a reality that is affecting millions of people across the […]

SCAN’s 14-Day Campaign Day 13 – The Adaptation and Mitigation Relationship

Climate actions often fall into one of two categories: mitigation and adaptation. This separation has led to the misinformed view that addressing climate change means pursuing either mitigation or adaptation. This divide is counterproductive and dangerous, especially for communities that are very vulnerable to climate impacts. The reality is that […]

SCAN’s 14-Day Campaign Day 12 – Mitigation Measures in Application Today

Canada has about 0.5% of the world’s population but contributes about 2% of the total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This data puts Canadians among the highest per capita emitters globally. Previously, Canada indicated its intent to reduce GHGs emissions by 3O% below 2OO5 levels by 2O3O, confirmed in its […]

SCAN’s 14-Day Campaign Day 11 – Mitigation Strategies

The Sustainable Development Goal 13 states that: “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts”. This SDG will require innovation, strategy, technology and global partnerships. The following mitigation strategies, in theory, will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally if appropriately applied: 1. Fossil fuel substitution: Fossil fuels account […]

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