Internationally acclaimed author and economist Jeremy Rifkin charts a path for long-term sustainability.
HHEAT Building Community Power Co-operatively Workshop in Burlington! THE HHEAT 3rd and final introductory workshop will be part of the Burlington Green’s AGM.
The Hamilton Halton Energy Awareness Team (HHEAT) presents Building Community Power Co-operatively!
How will the Feed-in-Tariff review shape Green Energy 2.0 in Ontario?
Last year, Ontario installed 168 megawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity, surpassing New Jersey as the second leading North American jurisdiction for new solar projects during 2010.
The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) introduces their WattsNEXT? video contest.
With over 80 percent of Canadians now living in cities, it’s time to explore how urban residents can be part of a smooth transition to renewable energy.
The Kids’ World of Energy Festival brings together over 4000 students, youth, volunteers and families to engage with hands-on learning about renewable energy. Taking place at the Evergreen Brick Works, this festival will feature 3 curriculum-linked days designed specially for grade 5 and 6 classes, and 2 public days open to the community.
GREEN JOBS. Pembina Institute’s new report, Reducing Pollution, Creating Jobs: The effects of climate policies on employment, finds that Canada’s governments could create more jobs by implementing strong climate policies than by continuing with business as usual. “Renewable energy [and energy efficiency] is the pro-job (more labour intensive) choice, creating more direct jobs than fossil fuel alternatives [including carbon capture and storage]. The federal government’s economic stimulus funding for infrastructure could have created nearly three times as many jobs if it had been invested entirely in clean energy” … Germany created 300,000 jobs in 10 years with solar and renewable energy.
Pollution Probe released the Primer on Energy Systems in Canada. It’s the first educational resource of its kind that gives readers a comprehensive look at energy in Canada, including an overview of the resources, challenges and opportunities related to energy in Canada.
Food, Fuel, Finance – Creating Resilient Local Economies – a Conference hosted in Red Deer February 23-25th http://www.pathways2sustainability.ca
The Climate Change & Renewable Energy Coordinator will be responsible for a range of Climate Change and Renewable Energy activities at Falls Brook Centre and will coordinate FBC’s Appropriate Technology Department Programming.
Toronto – Companies that supply and install renewable energy technologies can now apply to offer their goods and services to Ontario school boards and social housing providers. The Ontario Power Authority announced today the launch of a website where service providersand suppliers of five renewable energy technologies (solar air, solar water, geothermal, solarphotovoltaic and small…
How will the global energy mix transform over the coming decade? From the future of the oil sands, to the increased use of natural gas; the implementation of new technologies like Carbon Capture and Storage, to corporate diversification into renewable energy sources – the global energy sector is rapidly changing and bringing new challenges and…
By Karran Finlay (guest contributor) Incorporating eco-efforts into your every day business practices can not only save you money, but it can positively affect your brand. This is true for any sized company; in fact big corporations are initiating some of the most talked about “green” efforts. Microsoft’s Convergence Tradeshow in March 2009 was the…
Thinking about how to make your house, business, or Summer cabin more energy-efficient and sustainable? Alternative sources of energy are becoming increasingly important as the world deals with peak oil. Environmentally responsible people try to find sustainable ways to generate electricity without adding greenhouse gas emissions. Renewable energy, like solar energy, replaces itself. Register at…
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) voiced its support for the BC Government’s continued desire to pursue new renewable energy projects as evidenced by Minister Lekstrom’s, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, response to the recent ruling by the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) on the Long Term Acquisition Plan proposed by BC Hydro.
Vancouver – The B.C. government missed the opportunity of the Western Renewable Energy Zones (WREZ) initiative, a joint U.S.-Canada energy planning process. That’s the assessment of a number of B.C.’s leading environmental organizations. Due to poor analysis within B.C., environmental groups have no confidence that the “Qualified Resource Areas” identified by WREZ are the best…