Climate Change is a global disaster that has exacerbated social inequalities. Canada can lead sustainable energy development while fulfilling its Paris Treaty climate obligations.
As a Climate Change and Environmental Law specialist, I leverage my expertise to ensure that Canadian laws enable sustainable clean energy development while promoting social justice.
Josephine was interviewed for the Alberta Emerald Awards.
Josephine was interviewed as one of Natural Step Canada's selected Energy Futures Lab Fellows as an environmental law expert.
Josephine was emcee of the Environmental Law Centre of Alberta's annual Green Regs and Ham Breakfast event to a sold-out crowd at the University of Calgary.
Josephine was a panelist in the international panel of the Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change workshop at the University of Toronto.
This paper examines whether carbon credits should be traded like commodities or like currencies to achieve environmental integrity in linked cap-and-trade schemes to achieve carbon mitigation on an international scale.
This article won First Prize at the 2014 Canadian Institute of Resources Law (CIRL) Student Natural Resources Law Writing Competition. It evaluates the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)
In this review, it will be argued that Hoffman’s paper exploring the reason why corporations pursue voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction projects, particularly in order to achieve competitive advantage, is a substantive but incomplete piece of research.
This article discusses why the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol is integral to the European Union (EU)’s Emission Trading System (ETS), despite the criticisms hurled against it.
This article discusses three detrimental impacts on private industry resulting from the U.S. government’s shift to a command‐and‐control approach from a market-based approach in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as the U.S. inescapably enters a carbon-constrained world.
This article shows that Bombardier, a global transportation company, currently faces a plethora of challenges that beset the global aerospace and rail industries.
This article discusses why a cap-and-trade scheme, rather than a carbon tax, is the preferred carbon price policy for Canada.
This article discusses how Singapore has managed traffic congestion by restricting vehicle ownership through its unique Vehicle Quota System (VQS). The VQS is an innovative road transport policy that contributes to Singapore’s world- class transportation system.
This article discusses the major renewable energy policies of the United States and China and compare how effective they have been in developing the wind power industries in these jurisdictions.
This article aims to provide a comparative analysis of Brazilian sugarcane ethanol and U.S. corn ethanol using the three fundamental dimensions of the sustainability development framework, namely, environmental, social and economic sustainability
This article discusses the thermal recycling of plastic solid waste (PSW) as an environmentally sustainable method for the disposal of PSW, including the advantages and disadvantages that it presents.
This article discusses some of the challenges that beset the commercial implementation of algae as a biofuel feedstock.
This article discusses how China’s renewable energy policies have been very effective in creating a very robust wind power industry. Because the Chinese government has taken a central role in stimulating the country’s development of wind power, China is now a world leader in the global wind power industry.
This article discusses the crucial role that government plays in accelerating the development of wave energy as part of its clean energy portfolio strategy towards a low-carbon economy.
This article discusses the opportunities and obstacles that beset concentrated solar power in this low-carbon economy.