Private companies are partnering with First Nations to invest around $1.2 billion in renewable energy projects in Alberta, which create new jobs and continue with record-setting low prices for Albertans.
15-year-old Greta Thunberg of Sweden took the stage at the COP 24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland this week to castigate world leaders for their lack of concerted action to prevent an existential crisis as the world gets hotter.
In anticipation of a new national building code requiring new homes be net-zero ready as of 2030, Brookfield Residential developed and built an estate-level home in Symons Gate that is 90 per cent more energy efficient than today’s average Alberta home.
A Burnaby-based fusion-energy pioneer is banking on a sizeable government investment to create hundreds of new jobs. The federal government announced October 26 it’s investing $49.3 million in General Fusion.
The leading international body of climate change researchers released a major report on the impacts of global warming and what it would take to cap rising temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius, above preindustrial levels — a goal that’s exceedingly difficult, but not impossible.
A massive cleanup of plastic in the seas will begin in the Pacific Ocean, by way of Alameda, California. The Ocean Cleanup, an effort that’s been five years in the making, plans to launch its beta cleanup system, a 600-meter (almost 2,000-foot) long floater that can collect about five tons of ocean plastic per month.