Climate Change Central: C3 Views Newsletter
Climate Change Central (C3) is a non-profit organization based in
Alberta that focuses on innovation, technology, education and public
participation in order to take action on climate change.
C3 Views, the group’s regularly updated newsletter, goes far
beyond Alberta’s borders to offer insight into current environmental issues throughout the world.
For full stories from C3’s most recent publication, click on any of the story headings below:
GREEN ECONOMY – A TIPPING POINT
The recession has prompted many governments to tie billions of dollars
in their stimulus spending packages to environmental initiatives that
could help kick start the transition to a greener economy.
A LEANER, GREENER CANADA?
The debate about how Canada should fit into what many envision as a leaner, greener world is just getting underway.
CLEAN TECH – THE NEW HIGH TECH
As policies begin to legislate relatively rapid GHG reductions, the
demand for technology that can get the job done is only going to
increase – and with it, the potential for profit.
LOOKING BEYOND TECHNOLOGY
A sizeable number of international organizations and governments have
been drawing up blueprints for making the big shift to a green economy.
But do they go far enough? Peter Brown doesn’t think so.
GERMANY PLUGS INTO RENEWABLE ENERGY
Germany now accounts for about half the world’s solar production and is
proving that going green can be cost effective and generate positive
economic spinoffs, too.
CALIFORNIA’S GREEN POLICIES SHINE
The Golden State is a shining example of how simple policies can both benefit the environment and provide economic stimulus.