VCC_vancouverWHAT IS A SUSTAINABLE CITY… a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution and water pollution.

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When Companies Track Their Climate Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?
Posted On 02 Apr 2016
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US faces floods of climate refugees

New research warns that more than 13 million American citizens could be at risk of being forced...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

The push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging...
Posted On 22 Mar 2016
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What are the true costs of rising sea levels?

Warning that increased investment in coastal defences must be made in tandem with emissions...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016
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5 ways leaders can evolve their thinking about workspaces of the future

Sustainable development is not just about moving to LED lighting or checking off a list, it’s...
Posted On 11 Mar 2016
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Risk level rises for North American forests

The speed at which the climate is changing is outstripping forests’ ability to adapt to drier,...
Posted On 06 Mar 2016
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Off-Grid Energy – A Three Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity For Investors

A must read report for companies, investors, governments interested in the opportunities and...
Posted On 05 Mar 2016
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Heat is heading for new extremes

Researchers warn that more areas of the world will swelter more often in potentially lethal...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
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TELUS Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification

TELUS Garden’s office tower is officially one of the greenest buildings in North America.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Yukon climate change report confirms rapid warming and ecosystem changes

A new report documenting climate change in the Yukon has been released - and its findings are...
Posted On 12 Feb 2016
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First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders to Meet during GLOBE Week

Meeting will focus on developing a pan-Canadian framework to grow our economy while also...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
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TELUS and Green Standards Partner to Decommission Office Spaces

Thanks to a national partnership between TELUS and Green Standards, Place Cartier school...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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