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  • Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on Cleantech Growth Strategy

    Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on Cleantech Growth Strategy

    The BC Cleantech CEO Alliance is a group of cleantech entrepreneurs and CEOs committed to accelerating British Columbia as a global hub of cleantech innovation, talent, capital and solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges in ...

  • First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders to Meet during GLOBE Week

    First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders to Meet during GLOBE Week

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he and the Premiers will meet with First Nations, Inuit, and Metis leaders on March 2, 2016. The Prime Minister will then host a First Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) with Premiers on March 3, ...

  • Government of Québec Launches 12-storey Wood Building Construction Guide

    Government of Québec Launches 12-storey Wood Building Construction Guide

    The Government of Québec has announced the publication of a technical guide entitled Bâtiments de construction massive en bois d’au plus 12 étages (Construction of Mass Timber Buildings Up to 12 Storeys). The guide ...

  • Ontario Accepting Applications for Environmental Excellence Award

    Ontario Accepting Applications for Environmental Excellence Award

    Ontario is calling on climate change action champions to apply for the 2015 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by Ontarians who fight climate change by: Reducing greenhouse gas ...

  • Tips to Save Money When Creating Your New Tech Product

    Tips to Save Money When Creating Your New Tech Product

    Creating any new product is an expensive process. That’s even more true of a physical product, especially a hardware tech product. You can expect a minimum of $10,000 in development costs to get a working prototype ...

  • Loblaws will ban microbeads from its products

    Loblaws will ban microbeads from its products

    As the latest announcement in its ongoing journey to improve consumer products through its private brands, Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) has committed that by the end of 2018. Life Brand® and President’s Choice® household, beauty ...

  • New study finds China’s emissions likely to peak by 2025

    New study finds China’s emissions likely to peak by 2025

    China’s greenhouse gas emissions could peak more than five years earlier than expected, helping to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a new paper published today (8 June 2015) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and ...

  • U.S. Can Meet or Exceed Its 2025 Climate Targets

    U.S. Can Meet or Exceed Its 2025 Climate Targets

    The United States can meet or even exceed its proposed commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 26 to 28 percent by 2025 (below 2005 levels) using existing federal laws and state actions, according to new analysis by World Resources Institute ...

  • How to market the future? Break away from your past beliefs

    How to market the future? Break away from your past beliefs

    As the name implies, they’re structures that shelter us from confusion. They give order to our world, eliminate background noise, reassure us that things are as we believe they are. At the same time, they tend to slam the door shut on new ...

  • Four of nine planetary boundaries now crossed

    Four of nine planetary boundaries now crossed

    Four of nine planetary boundaries have now been crossed as a result of human activity, says an international team of 18 researchers in the journal Science. The four are: climate change, loss of biosphere integrity, land-system change, altered ...

  • Protecting forests alone will not halt land-use change emissions

    Protecting forests alone will not halt land-use change emissions

    Global forest conservation measures meant to mitigate climate change are likely to drive massive cropland expansion into shrublands or savannahs to satisfy the ever-growing hunger for arable land. The consequent changes in land use could cause ...

  • Barclays pledges to rapidly growing green bonds sector

    Barclays pledges to rapidly growing green bonds sector

    On the eve of the UN Climate Summit in New York, Barclays Bank reaffirmed its commitment to the Green Bonds sector by announcing it will invest a minimum of £1bn ($1.6 bn USD) by November 2015 to form part of its liquid asset buffer ...

  • Energy From Coffee – Absolutely

    Energy From Coffee – Absolutely

    The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills. The project started in 2010 with the goal of ...

  • Marine economy sinks as ocean acidity rises

    Marine economy sinks as ocean acidity rises

    The waters off the US state of Alaska are some of the best fishing grounds anywhere, teeming with salmon and with shellfish such as crab. But a new study, funded by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), says growing ...

  • Coffee Production Near Record Levels

    Coffee Production Near Record Levels

    Although fluctuating from year to year, coffee production has been on an overall steady upward trend, writes Worldwatch Institute Senior Researcher Michael Renner. World coffee production during the 2013/14 crop year was just slightly over 9 million ...

  • Warming threatens to cut crop yields

    Warming threatens to cut crop yields

    Projecting the impact of climate change on global food production is no easy task. A warming climate might result in better crop yields in one region, but cause drought and crop failure in another. A new US study, published in the journal ...

  • $65M Worldwide Funding Alert

    $65M Worldwide Funding Alert

    Every year, the Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation provides millions of dollars in funding to support projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Since 2010 the CCEMC has committed funding to more than 80 ...

  • Quick Fixes Won’t Solve CO2 Danger

    Quick Fixes Won’t Solve CO2 Danger

    New research backs up the growing body of evidence that the only way to limit global warming in the long term is a serious cut in carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels. Once again, US scientists have come to the same conclusion: there ...

  • North American food giant to buy B.C. co-generation plant

    North American food giant to buy B.C. co-generation plant

    Village Farms International, Inc., one of the largest producers of premium-quality, greenhouse-grown vegetables in North America, announced today it has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement to acquire Maxim Power (B.C.), Inc., a wholly owned ...

  • SDTC Looking for Canada’s Next Cleantech Innovators

    SDTC Looking for Canada’s Next Cleantech Innovators

    Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is looking for the next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs. The SD Tech Fund™ is open for applications from February 19th to April 16th, 2014. SDTC supports technologies that address ...