Climate Change

OPINION | Chemistry: Essential to Canada’s Transition to a Low Carbon Energy Future

By: Bob Masterson, President and CEO of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada The global chemistry industry has a complex relationship with climate change. Global chemical production accounts for 10 per cent of total energy demand, and seven per cent of GHGs. Yet, chemistry is a key input to 95 per cent of all manufactured

Breaking the Mold: Getting to Zero Plastic Waste

With the recent attention being paid to the issue of single-use plastics and pollution, the federal government has been turning its attention to their reduction and eventual banning. Industry figures say that nearly 80 percent of post-consumer plastics go to landfills, and it is estimated that by 2050, there could be more plastic in the