It is interesting to see the difference between the Ontario government and BC government plans to meet their climate change commitments. The new BC plan, Clean BC, was just announced and requires all
A recent study by David Hughes, Canada’s Energy Outlook, analyses Canada’s energy system, taking a detailed look at Canadian energy consumption, renewable and non-renewable energy supply, the state of
Guest post by Professor Leslie King, PhD, MCIP, Director CCEE and Program Head, MA, MSc and BA, BSc, in Environmental Practice, Royal Roads University
Globe Forum 2018 is a biennial conference, “The
South Australia is delivering on their energy plan thanks to the world’s largest lithium-ion battery. Manufactured in an impressive 60 days by Tesla, it will revolutionize the way electricity is
Several years ago, the CRC Research team created a series of HEAD Talks videos featuring interview clips with Ken Lyotier. As the founder of United We Can, a charitable organization creating “economic opportunities for people with multiple barriers living in the Downtown Eastside” in Vancouver, he led the creation of the United We Can Bottle Depot.
There is a new metric when it comes to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: the ‘spillover effects’ of each country on the world at large. These spillover effects include pollution, financial secrecy, and contribution to peace abroad. Since these effects are accounted for outside of a country’s borders, they are not represented by national statistics. A country might rank very highly when judged only by its own statistics (such as the US and Switzerland), but this is a lopsided view when looked at in a global context.
Blog by Joanna Chin, Doctoral Student, York University-Environmental Studies
As the Trump Administration announces their plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, other countries are set to take the lead in reducing global carbon emissions.
Tesla has recently begun taking orders for their new solar tiles, which are a game-changer for those looking to invest in alternative home energy. The design itself is innovative, with modular tiles that can cover as much or as little of the roof as desired. And since the tiles look almost exactly like regular tiles, coming in a range of styles, they can easily blend in with non-solar parts of the roof.