While global attention has been focused on fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon, neighbouring Bolivia is battling its own vast blazes, which have charred an area nearly as extensive as the nation of Lebanon.
Canmore is piloting a one-year composting program, and while some locals are surprised it took so long, the town explains it had to consider cost and limiting wildlife attractants before moving forward. Continue reading “Canmore finally gets composting program”
Trucks, cars, even electric off-road UTVs are eligible for financial support from Alberta’s Electric Vehicles for Municipalities program
CALGARY — Rows of luxurious Audis hide from the sun under a canopy of solar panels on the north edge of Calgary, but it’s not the sun that poses a threat to these cars. Continue reading “Calgary: An unlikely location for a creative solar solution”
On Thursday, the Canadian Government announced that a $40-million investment has been made for the Atmospheric Fund to create Canada’s first ever climate centre in the Greater Toronto area. Continue reading “Feds Launching Low Carbon Cities Throughout Canada”
A solar-powered car built by a team of Calgary engineering students came first place in its category at an international racing competition over the weekend. Continue reading “Solar-powered car built by U of C students wins international race”
The City of Airdrie has celebrated the completed installation of Canada’s largest municipal rooftop solar field consisting of 3,800 panels.
It took a lot of saving and effort, but I finally have my electric car. Continue reading “Is an electric car right for you?”
WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans will likely lose about one sixth of its fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Continue reading “Canadian Study: Climate change may cost world 1/6 of all marine life”
As long as I can remember I’ve always loved sunny days. Regardless of the season, sunshine just makes me feel good.
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”