What is the Green New Deal?
It provides 10,000 times the amount of energy we use on Earth every day. It’s free, it’s plentiful, it’s super-clean and safe—and it’s everywhere. The sun may well be our best friend in the face of our fossil-fuelled climate emergency, if only we harnessed it more. Continue reading “B.C. solar power: Bacteria powered solar cells”
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.
As long as I can remember I’ve always loved sunny days. Regardless of the season, sunshine just makes me feel good.
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.”
As the push continues to shift our country towards clean growth, and combating climate change, a London high school was at the centre of the movement Tuesday. Continue reading “High School to be Forefront Push for Clean Energy”
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.