Activities

Information on the program’s planned activities, including workshops, webinars, and more.

Global Environmental Governance in the Digital Age

Global Environmental Governance in the Digital Age By Hammed A. AkandeSince the start of the industrial revolutions, society has witnessed significant advancements in different aspects of life. Such developments include improvements in construction, transportation,...

Using Nature to Help Fight Climate Change in Canada

Using Nature to Help Fight Climate Change in Canada By Rylan BoothmanNature is one of the most important tools we have to fight the climate crisis. Forests, grasslands, and wetlands naturally store and remove massive amounts of carbon from the atmosphere. When these...

Gathering information for the future national assessment of ecosystem services

Gathering information for the future national assessment of ecosystem services By Catherine DestrempesHow are you benefiting from nature now and how will you in the future? That is an interesting question since nature is an integrated part of our life. Nature's...

On digital tools for environmental sustainability, international organisations, and empathetic leadership

On digital tools for environmental sustainability, international organisations, and empathetic leadership By Mélisande Teng Joining the LEADS program, I wanted to understand how to bridge the gap between scientific research and implementation, and how to best use...

Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning By Andréa Ventimiglia "Climate change is not an on/off switch,” says Dr. David Rolnick, the co-founder and chair of Climate Change AI, an initiative catalyzing impactful work at the intersection of machine learning and...

What does it mean to be a leader in the digital age?

Version française The digital revolution is driving societal innovation and change, in parallel to human activities that threaten the stability of the climate and diverse ecosystems. At this time of uncertainty, LEADS trainees ponder, What does it mean to be a...