High-performance athletes need a team of advisers and consultants to help them reach their objectives – so do high-performance homes.
What is the Green New Deal?
A few years ago, LEGO’s corporate side set an ambitious goal of making its production facilities run entirely on renewable energy with a plan of reaching those goals by 2022. That alone is a monumental effort worthy of praise.
Premier Jason Kenney may not scrap all of the energy efficiency programs currently funded by Alberta’s carbon tax, though the UCP government remains uninterested in “subsidizing the installation of shower heads and lightbulbs.”
Canada will soon have its first net-zero vertical farm, — a farm that produces as much clean energy as they consume — thanks to a partnership between U of T Scarborough and Centennial College.
The City of Calgary is looking at ways to protect the planet as a debate about waste reduction gets underway. Continue reading “Calgary Considers Municipal Role on Single-Use Plastics”
JP Morgan says innovations have made solar power dirt cheap. The challenge now is getting politicians to understand this.
As part of the federal 2019 – 2010 budget, the Government of Canada pledges to invest over $300 million dollars over three years to bolster more zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. The iZEV Program will help Canada achieve its ambitious goal in eliminating sales of new internal combustion vehicles by 2040 (Government of Canada, 2019b).
The City of Edmonton is exploring options to keep its green pursuits on track if the new provincial government claws back energy efficiency programs.
Ford is investing $500 million in electric pickup truck maker Rivian, saying the two companies will work together to develop a new battery plug-in vehicle for Ford.
Strong gains in solar and wind energy last year have pushed renewable energy to now account for a third of global power capacity, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).