REAP’s 7th Annual Food For Thought

Food For Thought is a feast for the senses! Enjoy 20+ local food and beverage sampling stations where you’ll taste Calgary’s finest ingredients while mingling with chefs and farmers.

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Burlington: Our Energy Future

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.

Langley Eats Local – Aug 6

Come out and enjoy some great local food for the whole family! There will be a variety of food items to sample and purchase, local wines, honey, flowers, music, local artisan products and of course berries!

Langley Eats Local – Aug 6

Come out and enjoy some great local food for the whole family! There will be a variety of food items to sample and purchase, local wines, honey, flowers, music, local artisan products and of course berries!

Equinox Summit: Energy 2030

From June 5 to 9, 2011, the inaugural Equinox Summit: Energy 2030 will bring together leading international scientists, as well as exceptional young leaders in politics, policy making, civil society and business, to work together to tackle today’s energy challenges.

The Water Softener: Interview with David Brooks

David Brooks tells how the soft path strategy makes the most of the water we have.

Satisfying the world’s growing demand for clean water is a monumental challenge. With water supply infrastructure now stretched to the limit, editors David Brooks, Oliver Brandes and Stephen Gurman offer a new management approach in Making the Most of the Water We Have. Based on energy’s proven soft path strategy, the book goes far beyond touting water efficiency: it points the way toward decreasing worldwide demand for this precious resource and shows how we can save money getting there.

Kurtis Elton, one of the book’s many contributors, recently met with David Brooks for some background on this strategy as it begins to gain steam.
[Read the full interview]

Choosing how to be more sustainable

Over at YouSustain we recently added a new feature to more easily find the best ways to become more personally sustainable. We call them Recommendations, and you can view the various sustainable solutions by: Popularity Lowest Cost Most CO2 Reduced Most Cash Savings We have already had a lot of great feedback on this, because…

Youth and Sustainable Consumption

The Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention (C2P2), through the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is publishing a booklet for youth on the topic of sustainable consumption. Click here to dowload the booklet free.