Latest Commission for Environmental Cooperation Stories

2014-04-24 10:49:59

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation releases the Big Bend-Río Bravo Conservation Assessment, the latest result of over 20 years of environmental cooperation in North America Today, the CEC released its Conservation Assessment for the Big Bend-Río Bravo Region: A Binational Collaborative Approach to Conservation, which identifies 29 priority conservation areas in a region straddling the United States-Mexico border that includes 11 different protected areas in the states of Texas,...

2012-12-11 21:30:37

Addressing gaps, improving comparability key to advancing domestic and regional emissions objectives Right now, if businesses or environmental officials need to estimate the impact of different greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction measures in one country or region of North America compared to another, they face multiple GHG reporting regimes with varying levels of detail and complexity. In response, Canada, Mexico and the United States are seeking to improve the comparability of emissions...

2012-07-12 11:01:23

Nineteenth Regular Session of the CEC Council Today, following a successful meeting of the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), we are pleased to report that our discussions with key community, university and government partners from across North America have reinforced the accomplishments of our collective work, as well as the challenges we face as a region. During our public dialogue which included students and professors from our three countries, we...

2011-06-22 17:58:00

MONTREAL, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today, we, the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico and the United States, are proud to present a comprehensive set of initiatives designed to conserve, protect and enhance the North American environment through the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Working through the unique partnership of the CEC allows us to achieve environmental objectives in a way that none of the three countries could achieve alone. Our vision for the CEC...

2011-01-11 15:15:09

What is the future for North America's environment? Much of the answer is up to us. A new report examines the major forces and underlying trends likely to shape the environment of North America in 2030 and outlines nine areas where decisions today will affect our environmental future in varying degrees. In fact, while the pressures on North America's environment will continue to increase over the next 20 years, the report emphasizes that it would be a mistake to assume that our choices today...

2010-12-16 11:36:00

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) working collaboratively with more than 60 renewable energy training institutions to support a greener North American economy MONTREAL, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ - The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is helping to advance training for green jobs in North America with the first trinational web-based directory, listing over 100 renewable energy training courses. Searching for training and educational opportunities can be...

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