She is one of the most powerful women in Canada and as President and CEO of GE Canada; Elyse Allan is helping to chart Canada’s energy future. In an industry primarily dominated by men, as documented by Statistics Canada, her ascent to the top is nothing short of remarkable.
It’s a nuclear medicine technique that you may not even have heard of before. Radioimmunoassay or (RIA) is a diagnostic procedure in hospital labs that measures biological material in your body through a process involving radioisotopes.
The conversation surrounding achieving the climate goals laid out in Paris of limiting a temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius was echoed again this year in Morocco. Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna announced at COP22 that the federal government will invest billions into greening the world’s energy sector in the hopes of meeting the global climate targets.
Climate change impacts to the world’s food supplies are of growing concern. As pointed out at the 3rd United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Scientific Conference in Mexico last year, poor land practices and increased demand have led to land degradation. A problem further exacerbated thanks to more extreme weather patterns which is resulting in ecosystems shifting or dying all together.