Transport Futures: Goods Movement & Mobility Pricing Forum (May 31, 2012)

Healthy Transport Consulting and our partners cordially invite you to attend the Transport Futures “Goods Movement & Mobility Pricing Forum” taking place in Toronto on May 31. After six successful events focusing on mobility pricing benefits and costs for motorists, transit and active transportation users, the upcoming Forum will concentrate on how road tolls, fuel taxes and parking fees positively and negatively affect the trucking industry and other freight stakeholders.

They say radical; we say rational

We’re not about to quit oil cold turkey. Does that mean we should continue with business as usual? In Canada, "business as usual" means rapidly increasing oil sands exploitation and…

BC businesses take action on global warming

BC businesses take action on global warming as Province shows leadership in Copenhagen. VANCOUVER, BC (Dec. 17th) — Climate Smart announced today that about 52,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions have been tracked by over 160 BC small businesses as part of its program to help them reduce costs by cutting greenhouse gas emissions. That’s…

B.C. Budget misses opportunity to invest in green economy

Media release from the David Suzuki Foundation: February 20, 2009 – While the B.C. government reaffirmed its commitment to tackling climate change, the David Suzuki Foundation is calling the 2009 B.C. budget a “missed opportunity to strongly position the province in the emerging green economy.” “The 2009 B.C. budget sustains the core of province’s climate…

David Suzuki Foundation assesses Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Media release from the David Suzuki Foundation: February 22, 2009 – The Ontario Government is expected to introduce a Green Energy Act to the provincial legislature on February 23rd. The David Suzuki Foundation is one of many organizations that have called on the government to pass a Green Energy Act that would make Ontario a…

Saskatchewan’s Environmental Technology Sector Continues to Grow

Saskatoon – An alternative energy technology has been approved for Go Green funding through the Ministry of Environment. Titan Clean Energy Projects Corporation of Saskatoon will use $160,250 of Green Technology Commercialization Grant funding to help in bringing its biomass briquetting technology to market.

Saskatchewan’s Environmental Technology Sector Continues to Grow

Saskatoon – An alternative energy technology has been approved for Go Green funding through the Ministry of Environment. Titan Clean Energy Projects Corporation of Saskatoon will use $160,250 of Green Technology Commercialization Grant funding to help in bringing its biomass briquetting technology to market.

B.C. to make climate-change targets part of law

The B.C. government is expected to unveil legislation today formally outlining its ambitious climate-change agenda, setting into law the targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in the years 2020 and 2050. Meanwhile, one of the first concrete measures in Premier Gordon Campbell’s war on global warming was unveiled yesterday, a plan to shrink the government’s own…

Cutting car emissions saves lives: T.O. report

A new study on the health effects of air pollution from traffic in Toronto says a 30 per cent reduction in vehicle emissions could save nearly 200 lives a year and $1 billion in health costs. The Toronto Public Health report, to be released Monday, also estimates that “mortality-related” costs associated with traffic pollution in…

How Cap-and-Trade Could Replace Foreign Aid

Developing countries could earn tens of billions of dollars from pollution credits thanks to climate change?and make foreign aid a thing of the past in the process. Read on…

Record Breaking Year for Global Wind Energy

Based on the latest data issued by the Global Wind Energy Council, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) believes that Canada has begun to demonstrate that it is joining the global movement to rapidly implement green and renewable wind energy. Read the full report…

Welcome to the New Climate

Climate change is no longer a vague threat. A new Globe polls finds that 4 out of 5 Canadians say they’ve seen it first-hand. Read the Globe’s Full Report…